Olaf Bandsaw Box

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Project by Sandy posted 07-11-2017 08:26 PM 2048 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Granddaughter Alayna just turned three, so I wanted to make her a special box, but I couldn’t think of a design, until it occurred to me that every time she comes over she asks me to watch “Frozen” with her. Not being nearly artistic enough to make either of the princesses, I decided to follow the song… “Do You Wanna Build A Snowman”. So here is my effort at making Olaf. The body is maple, with ebony buttons, eyes, and eyelbrows. The nose… padauk. The drawers were flocked with brown flocking, and the arms and hair are brown pipe cleaners.

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#1 posted 07-11-2017 08:30 PM

She’s going to love it! Thank you for making it for her!

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#2 posted 07-11-2017 08:32 PM

I like it…

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#3 posted 07-11-2017 08:37 PM


-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#4 posted 07-11-2017 08:39 PM

Thank you, Redoak49 and Alex.

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#5 posted 07-11-2017 09:01 PM

Very Cute!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 07-11-2017 09:07 PM

I bet she will love it!! Your grandchildren will have keepsakes. very cute!!!

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#7 posted 07-11-2017 09:09 PM

Thank you, Dennis and sunshine.

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#8 posted 07-11-2017 10:18 PM

Adorable! Don’t be surprised if you get desperate requests from the parents of all her friends. She may need a snowflake necklace to put in it, but you can leave that task to mom and dad.

-- Leafherder

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#9 posted 07-12-2017 12:53 AM

Hey Sandy. You really used your imagination on this one. Very creative, original, whimsical and ‘m sure she’ll cherish that gift forever.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#10 posted 07-12-2017 01:20 AM

My granddaughters would love this. Very cute!

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

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#11 posted 07-12-2017 01:32 AM

@Jim…. I have to be whimsical, as I have nowhere near the woodworking ability and talent that you have.

@woodshaver Tony… Thank you for the kind comment… and get to work on a couple for your granddaughters.

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#12 posted 07-12-2017 01:45 AM

THIS IS AWESOME! Great job building a snowman….and he will survive the summer :)

-- Woodify ~~

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#13 posted 07-12-2017 03:00 AM

As a fellow grandfather, I applaud you!! In my opinion this type of project is better than any fine furniture pieces shown.

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#14 posted 07-12-2017 03:32 AM

@leafherder, woodify, and GregU… Thank you!

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#15 posted 07-12-2017 01:12 PM

Incredible – very creative!

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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