My second bandsaw box, a log or ???

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Project by Rosepedal27 posted 11-20-2015 02:21 AM 1341 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second bandsaw box. I had this log from a maple tree we cut down last year and I thought, hmmm, could I?
It was a little tricky because it was cut at an angle, but I like that so I cut one end a little bit straighter so I could work with it, but I still had to hold it straight up on one point while I cut the circle out. I still have all my fingers so it can be done. There was a knot in the middle, so when I was looking for what I would use for a knob, I decided to use the knot from the piece I cut off earlier; so I cut around the knot on my scroll saw and glued it on. It looks really cool. I left it all natural, inside and out. Now you could put it out by your wood pile and put an extra key in it and nobody would know!
I’m hooked!

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#1 posted 11-20-2015 02:27 AM

Way to go, Pattie! You should have many entries for the December meeting.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 03:01 AM

Very nice! Your on a roll! Waiting for what’s next!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 11-20-2015 12:40 PM

Great way to hide things, good idea.

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#4 posted 11-21-2015 01:31 AM

Just Beautiful…....very unique design,



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#5 posted 12-13-2015 12:23 AM

Great idea but most likely I would forget and burn it.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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