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Project by Hoakie posted 12-26-2010 08:02 PM 1263 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Earlier in the year my in-laws gave me a nice slab of walnut that they weren’t going to use for much of anything…..I decided to give it back to them. I hope they don’t mind that I cut it all up :)

This was my third box and I finally feel I did a pretty good job of sanding and finishing this one. now it is time to branch off from patterns in a book to blaze my own trail.

Thanks for looking

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]





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clieb91

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#1 posted 12-26-2010 08:16 PM

John, It looks good. I don’t think they will mind at all that you cut it all up.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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WoodenFrog

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#2 posted 12-26-2010 09:41 PM

It looks real good! That is a pretty piece of walnut, I love what you did with it.
Nice!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Jonathan

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#3 posted 12-26-2010 10:59 PM

John, this is an interesting design that sort of reminds me of 3-radishes or 3-onions in a row.

Great piece of walnut that you’re returning in improved condition!

I finished my first bandsaw box shortly before Christmas as a gift, but have not yet posted it… Just got done blogging about the entire process though.

Have fun blazing your own trail now. I certainly had fun coming up with my own rendition of the bandsaw box.

Did you line it with felt, or use a flocking kit?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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TonyWard

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#4 posted 12-26-2010 11:18 PM

John

Well done. Heading in your own direction will be fun, that is why bandsawn box making is so popular.

Thanks for sharing, I look forward to seeing your new works posted at LJ’s

Tony Ward

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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Timthemailman

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#5 posted 12-27-2010 01:20 AM

Very nice job, I like it alot. Have a Happy and Safe New Year.

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FloridaArt

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#6 posted 12-27-2010 04:31 AM

This is nice, a very interesting design. I’m curious, are you planning to add handles (pulls)? How do you get the drawers open?

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Hoakie

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#7 posted 12-27-2010 07:43 AM

The design is from Sculpted Band Saw Boxes by Lois Keener Ventura. Their are finger “grabs” on each drawer where the slots are.

thanks for looking

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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Pdub

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#8 posted 12-27-2010 03:33 PM

John, Great lookin Bandsaw box. Beautiful piece of walnut. I just got that bandsaw book for Christmas from my daughter. I can’t wait to make some of them.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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stefang

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#9 posted 12-28-2010 11:41 PM

They are getting it back in much better shape. Nicely done. Hard to beat Walnut.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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