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Project by Patrick O'Rourke posted 01-26-2012 07:21 PM 1523 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at a Band-saw Box and over all I’m pretty happy with it, though I learned very quickly some of the do’s and don’ts of the process. This is made from two pieces of Black Walnut with the sap wood turned in-ward to give it that stripe. I used sticky backed felt for the inside and beads for the pulls. I also used a black felt on the inside cavities for the drawers to slide on which also helped to center the drawers up. When my granddaughter opened up this Christmas present she was so existed about it that she didn’t even notice for over 30 minutes that it was the first three letters of her name which made it that much more special for her.

-- Granny Moon Graphics - Patrick O'Rourke, South Carolina

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#1 posted 01-26-2012 09:16 PM

Nice work Patrick, i like the orientation of the sap wood, way to think that one out. Im sure your grand daughter will cherish this gift you have made for her.

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#2 posted 01-26-2012 11:20 PM

Great job for sure ,a wonderful design.

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#3 posted 01-26-2012 11:36 PM

Well done, a treasured work from a loving granddad!

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#4 posted 01-27-2012 12:24 AM

Great looking box! Welcome to LJ’s, good to see another SC guy on here!


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