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Pink Trumpet Band Saw Box with One Drawer

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Project by FloridaArt posted 1434 days ago 2108 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

September, 2010—This pretty much uses up the pink trumpet wood I had from the pruning I did last year in the back yard. The limbs are squared up on the table saw, and then glued up into a nice blank for the band saw. I used Titebond II wood glue.

I used the Golden Oak stain from Minwax, followed by some clear spray paint I have had for over ten years! This box is fairly normal in every way, except that I rounded the front. I was trying to make this look sort of like an eye. When I got it all finished, it reminded me of the monster in the old movie, War of the Worlds:

http://www.war-ofthe-worlds.co.uk/images/warworldspal6x.jpg

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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degoose

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#1 posted 1434 days ago

I was wondering when someone would curve the front or back or both…and then both ways as well.. left to right and top to bottom..
I like the use of pruning… and the grain/growth rings showing through..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 1434 days ago

Art, this is a really interesting box that you have created. And represent a great use of “firewood” for something other than burning. It took quite a bit of imagination and talent to be able to produce this from prunings.

Nice job.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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WoodSimplyMade

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#3 posted 1434 days ago

Great looking box. I really like the shape design, very unique, true band saw skills. I also really like the circular ring grain and that you can see the whole rings on each piece. Very unique. Great work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Mike, Florida, http://www.woodsimplymade.com

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cwdance1

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#4 posted 1434 days ago

Great looking box, love the wood

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CreekWoodworker

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#5 posted 1434 days ago

Beautiful, love the wood grain pattern and curved front.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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