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Pine Band Saw Box

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Project by FloridaArt posted 04-04-2017 01:17 AM 498 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

April, 2017—Glued up scraps of wood create “blanks” that are almost always fun to work with. First, cutting out the project always reveals some interesting grains, patterns and contrasts. Second, it is satisfying to create something of beauty out of stuff that could just as easily been sent to the landfill. The last photo shows the glue-up I started with, before any cuts were made. As you can see, it’s a glue-up of glue-ups.

Nothing unusual in the construction. The overall shape is free-form, only based on what I thought might look good. I’m please with the results. I used a medium stain for added color, followed by water-base satin poly.

While most of the wood in this project is pine, I believe a board or two of poplar snuck in. Thanks for looking.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 04-04-2017 02:20 AM

I think you really like to make band saw boxes Art!
And, you are awful good at it too!
This one is another example of how nice you make them.
I used a lot of re-purposed wood making stuff and I love to see other guys doing it too.
“Waste not, want not”...right?
Nice job.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#2 posted 04-04-2017 10:13 AM

Pretty good looking SCRAP Art.

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#3 posted 04-04-2017 08:09 PM

I love this band saw box. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 04-05-2017 01:22 PM

Grr8 use of would have been firewood scraps. I like the legs you incorporated in the box. Way cool Art.

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#5 posted 04-05-2017 02:01 PM

Cool project. I would like to see how you got it to final shape.

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!

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