Running Draft Box

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Project by Sioranth posted 12-15-2015 07:38 PM 976 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first band saw box. I wanted to design something myself so I did a running draft horse with three drawers and double horseshoe drawer pulls. It took a bit of fine finagling to balance the bottom/feet just right so the weight of the head didn’t tip the whole box forward. I lined the drawers with royal purple flocking. It was my first time doing that as well and it was way more fun than I thought it would be. I want every color of the rainbow now.

This box measures 7-1/2” x 6-3/4” x 3-1/4”.

Materials: Birds eye maple, mahogany, sycamore, and wenge.

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#1 posted 12-15-2015 09:52 PM

Very cool… Nicely done, thanks for sharing!

-- Dan

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#2 posted 12-16-2015 02:35 AM

First box wow, I can’t even begin to imagine what the next ones will look like. I don’t know if you can top this one. Give it a try anyway, will be looking forward to see it.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 12-16-2015 04:26 AM

Excellent design. I like those horse shoes as pulls – great idea.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 12-16-2015 10:40 AM

Thanks so much!

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#5 posted 12-16-2015 11:07 AM

Great looking box!

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