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Project by AllorNoThumbs posted 08-05-2009 03:17 AM 1150 views 4 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nice little bandsaw box made of mahogany with a tung oil finish. The inspiration was the that the knot kind of looked like an eye, so the box is eye shaped with “eyelash” drawer pulls. Black flocking lines the inside drawers.

-- enjoy your wood...





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-05-2009 03:25 AM

Unique bandsaw box

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whitedog

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#2 posted 08-05-2009 03:58 AM

nice one … i didn’t even know it was a bandsaw box ,till i got to the last pic

-- Paul , Calfornia

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Durnik150

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#3 posted 08-05-2009 04:04 AM

Very well done! You did a great job of matching the curve of the pull with the curve of the drawer. That can be a difficult task sometimes. Keep up the great work!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#4 posted 08-05-2009 07:16 AM

Excellent

-- Vince

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#5 posted 08-05-2009 08:38 AM

As you say a nice little bandsawn box. You’ve captured the knot and added to and complimented the beauty of the timber, well done.

Did you carve the drawer pulls/handles, if so another big tick!

Tony Ward

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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#6 posted 08-05-2009 11:39 AM

I love your creative imagination. To be able to see something in a grain pattern, then build around it is a unique talent.

Beautiful work !!

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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ellen35

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#7 posted 08-05-2009 12:55 PM

Wonderful design! Intricate yet simple and very easy on the eyes.
Love the creative element!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#8 posted 08-05-2009 01:08 PM

Very nice! Love the multiple slots per drawer.

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#9 posted 08-05-2009 03:18 PM

Really nice
Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#10 posted 08-05-2009 05:20 PM

I really like this design, well done

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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#11 posted 08-05-2009 06:30 PM

very nice box.i like the design

-- jeff robinson, panama city, fl

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#12 posted 08-05-2009 11:35 PM

Very sensuous. I would like to be able to feel it.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#13 posted 08-06-2009 05:44 AM

the lines are very fluid i like the design
very well done

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#14 posted 08-06-2009 07:11 AM

Very nicely done and a great design. The drawers appear to have more space that I first thought. Magic?

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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