2 more bandsaw boxes

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Project by daves1 posted 1234 days ago 2253 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know these are pretty basic compared to some of the other boxes here on LJ, but here they are. I wanted to show especially the Orange Heart wood (Chakte Viga) because of the beautiful grain. These are designed by Lois Keener Ventura from her book Sculpted Band Saw Boxes. The smaller one is mahogany with walnut pulls and maroon flocking. The other is Orange Heart with royal blue flocking. The orange heart was a very gummy to work with as it clogged my band saw blade and also the sand paper.

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#1 posted 1234 days ago

I have just made a four draw box, nice wood grain good job

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#2 posted 1234 days ago

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA

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#3 posted 1234 days ago

These are BEAUTIFUL. Great job! Excellent wood combinations, color, grain and finish. Thanks for sharing. Play safe.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 1234 days ago

Very nice boxes and you photo’s of them are nice.

-- Vince

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#5 posted 1233 days ago

Very nice.I love them.Which blade size did you use?

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#6 posted 1233 days ago

Thanks for all the kind comments. Gul, I used a 1/4 inch 10tpi timber wolf blade.

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#7 posted 1219 days ago

Real nice looking boxes. I am making some also, a lot of fun.

-- Chuck

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#8 posted 833 days ago

Really sharp looking! Great job!!!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#9 posted 832 days ago

These are nice clean boxes and well done.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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