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Small Band Saw Boxes from Branches

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Project by FloridaArt posted 1557 days ago 2951 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

April, 2010—Just for fun I decided to make some small boxes out of some bushes I cut way back. The darker one is from a pink trumpet bush from the back yard, and the lighter one is from an unknown bush in the front yard. The darker one was made using traditional band saw box techniques. On the lighter one, I cut off the top and bottom with the band saw, and then drilled out the hole with a spade bit. Danish oil finish. Cute and quick.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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Jason Wheeler

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#1 posted 1557 days ago

Such a cool idea, I think you are on to something!

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Milo

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#2 posted 1557 days ago

Oh man, ditto Jason, those are tooooo coooool. ;-)

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#3 posted 1556 days ago

Goes to show what you can do with branches in your own yard…....we trimmed the lemon tree today…

-- When you know better you do better.

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#4 posted 1550 days ago

Nice, may have to try this mycelf with a few smalller pieces I have collected.

CtL

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