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Project by David "Lucky Dawg" Brown posted 02-24-2011 01:26 AM 2349 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made from a chunk of cedar that my neighbor gave me!
I took the chunk and cut it into two pieces and then cut one down
to fit my band saw and glued the pattern on and had to re-design it to
fit the chunk of wood I had. After cutting and tons of shaping whoop
there it is! haha!

Slowly but surely it is finished!

Thank you for your time
All comments good bad and ugly are welcome!
David Brown

-- dumpster diver delux





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steliart

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#1 posted 02-24-2011 01:32 AM

Very nice shape, lovely colors, excellent work… what’s not to like?

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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JerryBerry

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#2 posted 02-24-2011 01:34 AM

I wish I could do work like that. Very nice!

-- - Tell me what you want done, OR how to do it. Never both!!!! Jerry, New Bloomfield, PA

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MasterSergeant

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#3 posted 02-24-2011 01:35 AM

I am awe struck, very nice piece I like everything about it.

Thanks for sharing it with me.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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jockmike2

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#4 posted 02-24-2011 02:15 AM

Beautiful bandsaw box. Great job on the the finish and design.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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LuckysWifey

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#5 posted 02-24-2011 02:22 AM

i love this one. it’s very striking with the color contrast :)

-- Zwinger von Kleiner Feuerball German Shepherd Dogs

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woodkiller

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#6 posted 02-24-2011 04:28 AM

I can only imagine the sanding that you did to complete that box. My hat is off to you, VERY NICE!

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#7 posted 02-24-2011 04:37 AM

Great job on it.. has quite a shine.

CtL

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

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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#8 posted 02-24-2011 05:27 AM

Beautiful what more can I say.

-- Dale, Ohio

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 02-24-2011 11:41 AM

Very well done, this thing is beautiful…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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ratchet

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#10 posted 02-24-2011 02:42 PM

Very nice! My wrists hurt just thinking of the sanding required.

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Pathpounder

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#11 posted 02-24-2011 02:58 PM

Very nice. Now I know what to do with those chunks of cedar laying around.

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Sodabowski

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#12 posted 02-24-2011 03:22 PM

Okay so the nice comments have already been done, so… looking at the last picture, it looks like a female sculpture, all with the bum line :D

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Roger

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#13 posted 02-24-2011 03:51 PM

very nice. and people actually burn wood like this…

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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TonyWard

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#14 posted 02-24-2011 11:22 PM

Well done, an original design and well executed.

Tony Ward

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

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SCOTSMAN

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#15 posted 02-24-2011 11:30 PM

Hey Lucky Dawg ! What on earth does OPHIDIAN mean? nice work incidently.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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