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Birdseye Maple Bandsaw box

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Project by deeman posted 12-18-2015 06:36 PM 812 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son found a board in an abandoned house that was Birdseye maple. Unfortunately it was infested with what I believe was powder post beetles. I decided to try to make a band saw box out of it. I did not fill in any of the channels or holes just left them. I believe it turned out nicely. It is finished with clear shellac with a few drops of Trans Tint Dye dark vintage maple and three coats Arm R Seal satin.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 12-18-2015 07:21 PM

This is a nice band saw box with some character.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 12-18-2015 10:49 PM

Great looking box and lovely wood. I have made a couple BS boxes from White Oak that had the same look. I liked it, but people sure did look at it differently from other boxes.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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majuvla

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#3 posted 12-20-2015 05:21 AM

Besides good looking box, I like those worm holes and other imperfections in wood – make it more rustic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#4 posted 12-27-2015 12:19 PM

Tis a beautiful bs box

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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