Maple log bandsaw box

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Project by dirtylantz posted 01-12-2012 10:44 PM 4008 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one that I did for myself. It was my second bandsaw box and I wanted to make a rustic looking matchstick holder for the mantle above the fireplace. It is from a maple tree that I fell(ed) in my back yard. Tried a new design and covered it in spray lacquer. Turned out pretty well, no matches have ever actually made it into the box, but it looks good up there.

-- "If one man can do it, another man can"

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#1 posted 01-12-2012 11:12 PM

Different twist. Like that

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 01-13-2012 01:50 AM

Thats a great way to do it! I really like it too. Good job.

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

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#3 posted 01-13-2012 01:52 AM

Nice, you have a good steady hand in making those cuts, they look nice

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 01-13-2012 02:39 AM

Wonderful piece of natural wood work

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 01-13-2012 07:14 AM

Another nice band saw box.

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