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Chocolate Drip Valentine Bandsaw Box

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Project by CreekWoodworker posted 02-11-2010 02:52 AM 3296 views 11 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is a Valentine present for my wife. After putting on the finish it just looked like it was dripping with chocolate. So I put Hershey Kisses in the drawers and strawberries in a bowl before showing it to my wife. She knew I was building this project but the Kisses surprised her. 30 Valentines together and a Kiss still puts a smile on her face.

This box is made of walnut and finished with a coat of de-waxed shellac and three coats of tung oil. I put blue flock in the drawers. I got the pattern from “Scuplted Band Saw Boxes” by Lois Keener Ventura. This box is called “Ophidian.” I added the bottom box out of scrap from the upper box so the chocolate flows all the way down.

Cheers,
Mike

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction





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#1 posted 02-11-2010 02:54 AM

A work of art great job Mike.

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#2 posted 02-11-2010 02:55 AM

Beautiful box. Love the walnut.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#3 posted 02-11-2010 02:59 AM

Looks delicious

-- --RoB, Florida

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#4 posted 02-11-2010 03:01 AM

Very nice box. Well done & ditto on the walnut.

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#5 posted 02-11-2010 03:32 AM

Love it!

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#6 posted 02-11-2010 03:44 AM

Mike:

Beautiful Piece Of Work Mike! Besides the WOOD …. I see a Lot Of Love having gone into the construction process. Not To detract from your Project but ”Thirty Valentines together and a Kiss still puts a smile on her face.” ....PRICELESS!!

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#7 posted 02-11-2010 04:11 AM

It’s a real beauty. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#8 posted 02-11-2010 04:14 AM

Thanks for the comments. Rick thanks, it was a special project for a wonderful woman. She has to be for putting up with me ;-)

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#9 posted 02-11-2010 04:29 AM

great piece of chocolate… oops, I mean bandsaw box… love it… congrats on the amount of Valentines days you have had together… another great accomplishment…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#10 posted 02-11-2010 07:57 AM

Wonderful. I agree a work of art. I will be on the look out for this book.

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

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#11 posted 02-11-2010 08:03 AM

Nice, chocolate and walnut are my favorites ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#12 posted 02-11-2010 08:05 AM

WOW now thats nice

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#13 posted 02-11-2010 11:12 AM

Great Looking box there..

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#14 posted 02-11-2010 02:25 PM

Nice box Mike, you are starting to get good at that. I am sure Kathy loved it.

-- We are the people our parents warned us about.

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#15 posted 02-11-2010 03:24 PM

Simply fantastic! great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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