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This sculptural jewelry box was inspired by the work of the Japanese American artist, Po Shun Leong. Woods used was Poplar, African mahogany, Assegai and Wenge. The central part with the steps is a band sawn drawer that slides in and out. All the parts of the box was cut on the band saw, and left with sawn finish. It leaves an interesting texture and is a great excuse to stay away from the sandpaper! I’m not too fond of sanding! The box is about 9×6 x 6.
Sorry, I only have the one photo and the box is mine no more.

Another great way to use all those off cuts, so no reason to let a lack of timber be an excuse for not doing anything!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."





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blockhead

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#1 posted 05-28-2010 08:50 PM

I wouldn’t say it was weird, but without a doubt, unique! The sawn look really adds a lot. A bonsai tree would be a nice addition I think. Great job and thanks for posting!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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BritBoxmaker

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#2 posted 05-28-2010 08:52 PM

Brilliant little box, thanks for sharing this.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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yarydoc

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#3 posted 05-28-2010 09:00 PM

Now that’s thinking outside of the box. Nice work.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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thatwoodworkingguy

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#4 posted 05-28-2010 09:07 PM

Most unusual thing I have ever seen.
Yet done so masterfully

-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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OttoH

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#5 posted 05-28-2010 09:19 PM

Very Very Nice. I can hear the wheels in Martyn’s head turning already on another box design. Thanks for helping us all think a bit more outside of the box.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 05-28-2010 09:28 PM

A wild and crazy box one of a kind for sure.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Div

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#7 posted 05-28-2010 09:33 PM

So, that is the noise I’ve been hearing…. it is the wheels in Boxmakers head…. I would LOVE to see another interpretation…...!!!!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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NormG

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#8 posted 05-28-2010 10:06 PM

What a neat idea and box. Great work

-- Norman

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huff

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#9 posted 05-28-2010 10:26 PM

I’ve always said, the only limitation to making a band saw box is your imagination….......and maybe the size of your bandsaw! Now that’s one cool box. Love it!.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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Dennis Fletcher

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#10 posted 05-28-2010 10:40 PM

Wow, what a cool box. Well done! A step above the rest. :-)

-- http://www.ahomespecialist.net, Making design and application one. †

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Kent Shepherd

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#11 posted 05-28-2010 11:29 PM

Too Cool!

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Tom Goodman

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#12 posted 05-29-2010 12:45 AM

I love this. No way is this weird. Unique and Cool .. Yes.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. woodworkertom@gmail.com

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cdbridge39

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#13 posted 05-29-2010 01:59 AM

Now thats a one of a kind box !!! awesome !!!

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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NedB

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#14 posted 05-29-2010 02:08 AM

Div, not wierd, clever and Very well done!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1 http://nedswoodshop.blogspot.com

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#15 posted 05-29-2010 02:42 AM

Now that certainly falls into the ‘different’ category but I like it! Very nicely done!

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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