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Tree Bandsaw box "Again"

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Project by rockmolsen posted 04-23-2017 04:11 PM 1198 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I enjoy making these and this pattern was designed by wife. They always sell so I decided to make a couple more for an upcoming show in May. (Just photographed the one) Nothing more than inexpensive pine laminated into a blank. The “tree/limbs” part is stained to bring out the contrast. The handles or pulls I made form another bandsaw box leftover drawer cavity from my overflowing scrap box. I used a plug cutter on the drill press then separated them on the band saw. The drawers are flocked with wine colored flock and the pull tips are purpleheart, matched pretty nicely. ALWAYS lots of sanding on these !

It is 5 1/2”H x 8”L x 4 1/2”D. Sanded to 320 and finished with 4 coats Minwax wipe-on poly with a light 400 grit sanding in between coats.

Thanks for looking.

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.





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Roger

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#1 posted 04-23-2017 04:45 PM

This is fantastic. I really like your wife’s design and your wood combos. Super nice.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 04-23-2017 04:58 PM

Gorgeous!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#3 posted 04-23-2017 04:59 PM

That’s nice work and very creative.

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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DustinTN

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#4 posted 04-23-2017 07:25 PM

Love it! I really appreciate and admire work that transforms humble wood into beautiful treasures.

-- "Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." -Charles Mingus

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#5 posted 04-23-2017 10:18 PM

I really like the box design and finished project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 04-24-2017 02:01 AM

I love your Bandsaw box!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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majuvla

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#7 posted 04-24-2017 10:42 AM

The variety of those shapes is just beautiful. Good idea with tree shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodshaver Tony C

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#8 posted 04-26-2017 03:01 AM

Awesome looking box! Nothing wrong with pine when you make it look this good!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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