Christmas Hearts

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Project by KnotWright posted 1662 days ago 1016 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My helper and I were trying to decide what he could build for his Mom, and after some discussion we decided on a nice bandsaw box, something simple that he could do (he’s 13 and a very hardworker)

Each of the 3 is different in one way or another. The first box was drawn and then cut out by my helper. I handled the inside cuts for him, but the rest was his doing. This is both our first attempts at bandsaw boxes.

Once the first box was assembled, I couldn’t resist showing it off, and I got a commission to build another for one of my neighbors. Then after seeing these 2 great looking boxes I had to build one more for my Mom, who I don’t get to see often enough.

All are built from one piece of 5/4 cherry and finished with BRIWAX. The photos don’t do the finish justice, its amazing how well this cherry shines up with a few coats of wax. The boxes are about 6” wide by 7” long and 2” thick.

-- James

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#1 posted 1662 days ago

Very nice boxes James with super details great gifts.
Merry Christmas

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1662 days ago

Nice looking boxes. Merry Christmas.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#3 posted 1662 days ago

Great boxes.
I like the personalized plaques under the lid.
Your helper shows talent, let him know to
keep up the great work !!


-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~

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#4 posted 1662 days ago

Sweet looking boxes….great gift idea….hope you Christmas is awesome.

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#5 posted 1662 days ago

They look great! Have fun giving them away!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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