Bandsaw Box - Figured Walnut and Maple

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Project by therman43 posted 12-07-2016 02:23 AM 2082 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made from figured walnut and soft maple; it has curly cherry knobs. I built the box with scraps I had laying around the shop. I came up with the idea for the drawers after noticing the contrast in grain pattern between the top and bottom halves of the walnut face. For the finish I applied three coats of Danish oil and a top coat of minwax finishing wax.

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#1 posted 12-07-2016 02:54 AM

Beautiful! I really like the curves on the bottom for the feet. I will remember for my next bandsaw box. Thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 12-07-2016 03:43 AM

Very nice design on your box. I may have to use an idea like this for my next batch. Thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 12-07-2016 03:55 AM

Nice work it looks great!!

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#4 posted 12-07-2016 02:25 PM

Nice looking box. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 12-07-2016 04:03 PM

You can’t miss with walnut/maple combination. Interesting angled drawers.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 12-07-2016 04:03 PM

I am constantly impressed by how craftsman on this site can create beauty and elegance from simple designs and quality wood. Really inspiring. Very nice!

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#7 posted 12-07-2016 05:50 PM

Sharp looking box! Like the way you shaped the drawers.
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#8 posted 12-08-2016 01:46 AM

That’s sharp! Great job.

-- Grayson - South Carolina

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