Two Odd Band Saw Boxes from Pallets

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Project by FloridaArt posted 1176 days ago 1934 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

May, 2011—This is a glue-up of some lumber from some pallets. There are two boxes here. As you can see in the last two photos, the smaller box is made from a cut-off from the larger box. These are fun to make.

The tall box is designed with some whimsy in mind. In other words, nothing in particular, except to cut around blemishes in the pallet lumber. :-) Also, the drawer in the tall box has a hidden drawer in the back of it. I think this is only the second “secret drawer” I have made, and I am happy how this turned out.

Both are stained with a light brown stain called, I think, “tumbleweed.” It’s an oil-base stain I got at a close out sale. (It is not Minwax brand.) I rubbed on satin poly.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 1176 days ago

Not bad for pallets.

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

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#2 posted 1176 days ago

These are really cool! I love the odd shaping, very nice!

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#3 posted 1176 days ago

very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 1175 days ago

Very nice.I love them.

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#5 posted 1175 days ago

Hard to believe the wood started off as pallet wood. These pieces turned out great.

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#6 posted 1174 days ago

Nothing odd about those boxes, well done!

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#7 posted 1121 days ago

Good job. The smaller box is particularly attractive. Then again- I like small objects.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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