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Project by wooleywoodsmith posted 05-22-2011 06:00 PM 1053 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

May 12th is the anniversary of my marriage to my wonderfull wifey.
Our house is filled with really nice things that I have made but the majority of them are not for sale quality, not sanded enough and finished, not finished, “proto types” you know. This year for our day I wanted to make something for her real nice, so I did
This is the second band saw box I have done. The first being done about 4 years ago out of a log/branch piece of red wood that I brought back from the grove my father and grandfathers ashes are spread. (It was nice but not that good)
finished dementions ar 5in long X 3.5 thick X 3.5 tall
Black walnut
cypress
redwood
redwood
cypress
black walnut

in the second picture you can make out some filler pieces I scabbed from the drop so that the reveal was consistent. one really doesn’t see that its there unless you are really looking at it or are told about it
in the third you can see all its parts
for the most part the grain lined up nicely
Well you can’t see the scabbed build up and the reveal looks fair enough, yeah Im happy with it, and now after today and posting it her, I’ve shown just about everyone so now she can have it. Its on her dresser with her other pretty things
any comments would be welcomed
Thanks Wooley

-- wooley





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58j35bonanza

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#1 posted 05-22-2011 06:05 PM

Very nice, I really like the book matched redwood.

-- Chuck

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-22-2011 07:05 PM

That is a really nice band saw box and the choice of wood was outstanding. thanks for sharing

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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TurnTurnTurn

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#3 posted 05-22-2011 07:11 PM

Beautiful work!!!!

-- TurnTurnTurn

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deeman

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#4 posted 05-23-2011 04:14 AM

Very Nice

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#5 posted 05-23-2011 10:51 AM

Congrats – lovely gift.

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Bard

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#6 posted 07-12-2012 06:51 PM

awesome design!

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