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"Shell" bandsaw box

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Project by huff posted 06-19-2009 03:46 AM 1993 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a fun bandsaw box to make. Made from Curly Maple and the lid is hand carved. What I like about it is you can stand it up or lay it down (works either way).

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com





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scrappy

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#1 posted 06-19-2009 03:48 AM

Very nice box. Unique design.

What kind of finnish is on this?

Keep up the great work.

Scrapy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#2 posted 06-19-2009 03:49 AM

Beautiful box. Appears to be a little smaller than your last.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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huff

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#3 posted 06-19-2009 04:27 AM

Scrapy, I cheat, I usually spray all my finishes since I usually build bigger projects. I use M.L.Campbell precatalyzed lacquer. (usually a dull rub sheen) and rub it out to the sheen I want for the particular project.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#4 posted 06-19-2009 04:33 AM

Hey John
This is way cool a classic for sure super fantastic. Very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 06-19-2009 05:53 AM

This is sure nice!
Ii made my first one of these shell boxes about twenty years ago.I think it was featured in Wood magazine.They are a bit of work getting everything to line up,but a great project.
Well done.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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#6 posted 06-19-2009 05:58 AM

great…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#7 posted 06-19-2009 09:14 AM

Neat box ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 06-19-2009 04:59 PM

Beautiful box. I especially like it because I’m a Shell retiree.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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shopmania

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#9 posted 12-31-2011 03:17 AM

Huff, nice job! Good to see you posting again! Beautiful box!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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