My First Bandsaw Box

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Project by Mark805 posted 05-23-2011 06:44 AM 1589 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box for my wife. It was made from a solid chunk of padauk. I put a maple stripe in the lid. I got the plans at a local Woodcraft. It was definitely a fun project. It was also a great learning project. The best part is my wife loves it and uses it everyday.

-- ---Mark---Oxnard, CA

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#1 posted 05-23-2011 06:58 AM

It is really voluptuous in shape.
I like the wood, like the inlay and like the hinges..really top notch work
Glad she loved it!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#2 posted 05-23-2011 07:13 AM

Simply beautiful! Great work!

-- Just A Girl

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#3 posted 05-23-2011 07:19 AM

That’s a really cool box you made Mark. I bet your wife will be buying you something nice for the shop now waiting to see what other awsome piece of woodwork she receives. And welcome to LJs, hope to see more of you work like this here.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#4 posted 05-23-2011 07:35 AM

Very nice box. I like the variation of the padauck towards the back.

Great work.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#5 posted 05-23-2011 01:21 PM

Great box! Wood looks great!

-- christopheralan

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#6 posted 05-24-2011 05:55 AM

Nice box!! Welcome to LJ ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 05-24-2011 06:02 AM

Mark, welcome to LJ…That is quiet and entrance guy. Two great projects right outa the gate. Looking forward to many more.

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#8 posted 05-24-2011 09:44 AM

very nice! :)

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