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My first bandsaw boxes

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Project by Paul862 posted 10-20-2011 10:50 PM 1221 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had an old dead cedar tree that I cut down last year that I couldn’t bring myself to burn with the rest of the brush I had. I decided to try my hand at making some bandsaw boxes out of some of it. The first box is a Lois Ventura design and the second box design was an idea born from a similar design I had seen on this site. They are both finished with 3 coats of spar varnish simply because I had it on hand from an outdoor project I did earlier in the year. Thanks for looking.





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TDSpade

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#1 posted 10-21-2011 05:05 AM

I like these especially the one with the heart in the middle. I have to wear a mask when I work with cedar, I have an mild allergic reaction from the sawdust. But I love how cedar looks too much to stay away from it.

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#2 posted 10-21-2011 06:03 AM

Nice work.. I love the heart-shaped one as well.

-- LIVE, LAUGH, CUT WOOD.

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#3 posted 10-22-2011 04:14 PM

A knot hole for a handle? Perfect. Super heart box too, must have been a chore to smooth out.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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