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Ambrosia Maple Bandsaw Box

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Project by MooreWoodworks posted 07-26-2009 09:10 PM 1677 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bandsaw box I made out of Ambrosia Maple. It was a project done for a woodworking course over at the University of New Hampshire. The top two drawers (on the sides) are semicircles which have a handmade lazy susan mechanism attached to the bottom. The middle drawer is similar to that you may see on a tackle box. The drawer pulls out and two top compartments can be lifted aside to reveal a larger drawer underneath. The bottom drawer is a standard drawer, nothing special.

The finish is Bush Oil which is a great finish if any of you are looking for a new finish to try. It is similar to the Watco finishes but I feel that I get a better finish using the Bush Oil. This box holds all my pen blanks and kits so now I’m one step closer to having an organized shop!

Thanks for looking. Comments and suggestions are always welcomed.





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Ben Kahmann

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#1 posted 07-26-2009 09:16 PM

THat’s a great design, never seen anything quite like it. Great build.

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#2 posted 07-26-2009 09:21 PM

Very unique, nice work.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#3 posted 07-26-2009 10:39 PM

When I was looking at the pictures I had to smile. Something about the design says “fun”!

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#4 posted 07-27-2009 12:15 AM

OH my, that has to be one of the coolest looking projects i have seen in quite some time. Man what talent, i like the embellishments with the lay-ins. Very nice looking and professional looking project.

Wow, you could make a living at that bro, i know it may be more sweat and effort than one is willing to execute many times over, as with most intense woodworking projects in which case this one appears to have been. However, it turned out very nice.

I really like it.

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com

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#5 posted 07-27-2009 04:53 AM

Over the top Mr. Moore. Talk about forethought! Great planning, design, arrangement and execution. A Favorite if I ever saw one.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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#6 posted 07-27-2009 05:57 AM

cool box

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 07-27-2009 11:59 AM

Really sharp design!!! The box looks great and I really like the middle drawer design.

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#8 posted 07-28-2009 06:16 PM

Crikee thats cool. Love the design..

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 12-03-2009 03:02 AM

Very nice….Interesting concepts!

-- Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. --Lao Tzu

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#10 posted 03-04-2010 11:21 PM

very nice looking box design… well thought out and great results achieved…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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