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Project by ZLP posted 03-11-2016 05:20 PM 5021 views 28 times favorited 53 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Working in the garage one day with my brother-in-law, Josh made some joking comment about wooden boobs. The idea wheels started turning and before long we were talking about a boob shaped bandsaw box, perfect for body jewelry or a tattoo parlor. I’m not inked up nor a fan of body jewelry…so this was a bit odd for me honestly. Josh decided his project manager was the perfect candidate for such a thoughtful gift.

Anyways…Josh went home and didn’t believe we’d ever build a boob box. Over the next week or so I glued up some scraps of birch ply squares and then sketched out a design on graph paper to match the size of the glue up. I found a scrap piece of hard maple for the “fronts” of the drawer, drilled out the holes for the walnut and maple dowels, then carved out the basic shape of the mounds on the bandsaw and sanded everything smooth. The cherry dowels were the last things to glue in. It’s finished with BLO and several spray coats of laquer from a rattle can. Inside of the drawer is flocked.

This is one of those things I can’t leave sitting around for the kids and all the neighbors to see. My mother would have a heart attack. My wife just rolled her eyes with a cute smile and called me a “weirdo”. The finished box sits alone, hiding in my gun cabinet, waiting for Josh to come up next weekend. He will take the “boobs” home with him to Salt Lake and deliver to the perfect recipient.

-- We had too much time a while ago and not enough time now!





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drewm873

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#1 posted 03-11-2016 06:02 PM

This is fantastic!

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#2 posted 03-11-2016 06:04 PM

Well that’s interesting. I bet the “knobs” will get a lot of wear….

-- Derrick, Florida, DP Woodwerks

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#3 posted 03-11-2016 06:05 PM

very creative woodworking project.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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ratchet

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#4 posted 03-11-2016 06:21 PM

You did what to her insides??? Oh, flocked. Nice job. What next, a va-jay-jay box; or is that redundant?

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#5 posted 03-11-2016 06:38 PM

You could have just sliced the boobs off this tree…

Your version has nicer nipples…

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#6 posted 03-11-2016 06:43 PM

Very funny project. You two had one very funny and inspireing day in workshop.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 03-11-2016 06:47 PM

Pretty cool ! And the execution was excellent.

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#8 posted 03-11-2016 07:15 PM

That’s a nice rack. BEST project of the week!! I giggled about the flocking too….

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Richard

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#9 posted 03-11-2016 08:05 PM

Who was the MODEL ? :)

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#10 posted 03-11-2016 08:10 PM

Awsome is about all I can say, just Awsome

-- i love the smell of sawdust in the morning, it smells like victory. John

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#11 posted 03-11-2016 08:16 PM

This might be the most sure-fire “Daily Top Three” In LumberJocks history :-)

Fun project & well executed!

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woodshaver Tony C

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#12 posted 03-11-2016 08:31 PM

This is rally funny! Love it! Hope it didn’t cause any woody’s out there.. you could be held responsible for raising the population a bit. :)

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#13 posted 03-11-2016 08:35 PM

Now that’s imagination!

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Dan

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#14 posted 03-11-2016 09:25 PM

Very titillating.

-- Dan

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#15 posted 03-11-2016 10:05 PM

Thats a hoot,....it must be very cold where you are !!

No doubt they would end up as a Daily Top Two

-- Regards Robert

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