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Many wonderful bandsaw boxes on Lumberjocks however I’m kind of a rustic guy. I created these to let my “Rustic” side shine through. They are made from aspen and finished with spar varnish. Since I really dislike installing hinges…especially little hinges I opted to use strong rare earth magnets to hold the tops on. It worked out great. I’m sorry, the pictures could have been better. Back to the shop.

-- Flying MLB, www.coloradocaretaker.blogspot.com A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.





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Betsy

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#1 posted 875 days ago

That’s truly beautiful. What a wonderful idea to keep the log just the way you found it, yet make it functional. I like it.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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jimleigh1313

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#2 posted 875 days ago

Wow…it almost looks ceramic.

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 875 days ago

Neat!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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ed220

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#4 posted 875 days ago

Very impressive. It Does almost look ceramic. !

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marter1229

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#5 posted 875 days ago

I love it!
SANTA! I need a band saw!

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jaykaypur

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#6 posted 875 days ago

Very rustic. Just the way I like to do things too!

Great job and a unique way to “hinge” the top!

Excellent.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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redryder

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#7 posted 875 days ago

Liken’ it….........

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WoodSpanker

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#8 posted 875 days ago

Rustic is where it’s at, my friend! Nice job, beautiful boxes! Another inspiration I have to file away for later. :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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Chefdavid

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#9 posted 875 days ago

Awesome idea!! I just scored green wood and this would be prefect to use some of it for!! I have a stupid question … If you don’t mind sharing how did you hollow out the inside of the box.. Thanks for posting such a great project!!

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 875 days ago

This is a rustic beauty. Thanks.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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FlyingMLB

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#11 posted 874 days ago

How did I cut out the center? I sliced off the bottom.. with the band saw after making a flat bottom on the jointer, then sliced off the top, drilled out the inside with a forstner bit and sanded the inside edges with a drum sander in the drill press, then glued the bottom back on. It’s taken quite a few “trial and errror” tries to get the best way figured out.

-- Flying MLB, www.coloradocaretaker.blogspot.com A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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Chefdavid

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#12 posted 873 days ago

Thanks for sharing how you make the box!! I am planning make some myself. Once again thanks for sharing!!

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#13 posted 867 days ago

beautiful…..

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#14 posted 864 days ago

very cool. would make a nice ring box.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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