Bandsaw Box From Firewood

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I was splitting some Oklahoma soft maple and saw this piece: cool swirling grain and some spalted areas so decided not to burn it. I was surprised how dark colored it got when I applied the BLO. Bird shaped pulls were offcuts from the inside of the smaller box which was cut from the center of the big box drawer.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#1 posted 1111 days ago

Man those are some nice boxes. Great Job

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#2 posted 1111 days ago

They look like loaves of bread, and … from me … that’s high praise :-)

-- -- Neil

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#3 posted 1111 days ago

Great save!!! Very nice.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#4 posted 1111 days ago

Beautiful work

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#5 posted 1111 days ago

You sure have some nice looking firewood in your part of the Country…. Nice cutting by the way

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#6 posted 1110 days ago

Thanks for the nice comments. Larry – Ill bet you have some really cool firewood in Hawaii.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#7 posted 888 days ago

It’s not just the wood. It’s also the woodworker. Great eye!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#8 posted 857 days ago

Those are some really nice boxes! Try some spalted hackberry too! We were also cutting firewood and said the same thing, “this is too pretty for firewood”. So we kept it and found a few videos of how to make bandsaw boxes and started making them about a month ago. We have some pics of ours posted here!/TwistedFamilyCraftsOK

-- Twisted Family Crafts

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