Carved bandsaw box

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Project by Tom Regnier posted 11-10-2018 01:46 PM 671 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I tapered this one on all 4 sides and carved a scalloped design with natural “ribs” separating the pattern. Milk paint on the sides, interior and bottom of the lid. I cut a wave pattern on the top and finished with shellac and wax.

As always, thanks for looking and I appreciate all comments and suggestions.

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#1 posted 11-10-2018 01:48 PM

Very interesting decorating technic and overal design is great…I like to see something new always.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 11-10-2018 03:08 PM

Unique box, interesting to look at and reminds me of a nice dessert.

-- Rick M,

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#3 posted 11-10-2018 04:26 PM

It does look good enough to eat Tom! Your textures are great and I like that cool hammer. Looks a lot like one I got in a swap…

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#4 posted 11-10-2018 05:19 PM

First thing my local woodworking friends said was it looked like a piece of cake. Not exactly was I was aiming for but I guess it’s a consensus the Cake box it is.

Mike, I hope you’re enjoying the mallet…this one is a bit clunky but so isn’t my carving!

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#5 posted 11-10-2018 09:09 PM


I still haven’t taken any of my LJ swap stuff out to the shop yet. I’m still showing it off! I will use that mallet one of these days, I promise!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#6 posted 11-11-2018 01:31 AM

Nice Project & Well Done!

Rick S.

-- Made In Ontario, CANADA

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#7 posted 11-11-2018 01:55 AM

Wow. I really like the texture and the smooth layers you achieved. Looks amazing.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#8 posted 11-11-2018 11:27 AM

that is quite the box – the textured divided sides – wow

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#9 posted 11-11-2018 01:14 PM

Tom, this is interesting and different. Creative and I agree naming it ‘Cake Box’. What kind of wood – cherry? I like the shaped top, too. Also like the table it sets on :)

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#10 posted 11-11-2018 01:36 PM

Kim, the wood is some red birch I had…it has very nice grain and color to it and carved ok.
The table I made awhile ago…ambrosia maple.


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#11 posted 11-12-2018 02:39 AM

Quite nice work Tom, and I have to go with the crowd on the Cake Box!

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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