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A recently completed three drawer bandsawn box. It was a gift for a lawyer, thus it’s name.
Each drawer and the knob have an embedded magnet for the opening. A nice selection of Australian Red Cedar.
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#1 posted 07-20-2007 01:24 AM
Very nice, Mate!
Maybe it’s just me, but this box has the shape of a sensuous female form. Think I’d call it Woman.
-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://www.dpb-photos.com/
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#2 posted 07-20-2007 02:22 AM
Very nice Tony. Once I get some resawing done I’m going to be changing the blade on my bandsaw to try my hand at another box.
I don’t know Don….maybe “Chasing Ambulance” would be better…..LOL….sorry I couldn’t resist.
-- Bob, Carver Massachusetts, Sawdust Maker http://www.capecodbaychallenge.org
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#3 posted 07-20-2007 04:55 AM
Beautiful piece Tony.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#4 posted 07-20-2007 08:22 AM
Nice piece of art yea maybe women would be a better title. It definately has a female form. mike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#5 posted 07-21-2007 04:33 AM
“Babe” better suits this piece. Nice job.
How did you finish the peice?
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#6 posted 07-21-2007 04:58 AM
Nice job Tony.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
#7 posted 07-21-2007 05:29 AM
Thanks you to everyone for their kind words of support.
Nicky, I use pure Tung Oil as the base oil, bathe it then set it aside for 4-6 weeks to allow the oil to harden. Then do the fine finish – wet n dry successively up to 1500. Then do the final finish with a cutting polish, known in Australia as Rotten Stone.
#8 posted 07-21-2007 10:28 PM
The grain,color and tone work really well.
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#9 posted 07-21-2007 11:22 PM
beautiful work I love the magnet Idea as soon as I get Back Im getting my new Bandsaw 10% off of the Rikon at woodcrafters on the 28th so maybe I can try some boxes
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#10 posted 07-22-2007 04:40 AM
Lovely piece. I think it should be titled “Pandora’s Box”. How about a photo showing the whole shebang?
-- http://nmwoodworks.com (pens & bowls, mostly)
#11 posted 07-23-2007 12:11 AM
I hope I am correct in my understanding of the word “shebang” as meaning additional images ? and therefore can I provide additional images ~ sorry that is not possible as the work is no longer in my possession.
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#12 posted 07-23-2007 08:17 PM
I really like bandsaw boxes. Really nice!
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#13 posted 07-25-2007 04:18 AM
a little instruction please. how did u use a bandsaw to cut those interconnected shapes. do they go thru the wood,or is there a fixed back. what keeps the round ones from spinning and dimpun the stuff? consider this a request for “LEGAL” aid.
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#14 posted 11-12-2007 12:08 AM
Very nice work, beautiful finish
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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#15 posted 11-12-2007 12:16 AM
hey hey hey Tony ! what new projects are you working on?
Looking forward to seeing more of your work.
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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