another cracked box

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Project by Jim Sellers posted 02-14-2012 03:34 PM 2551 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry jewelers, FTD and Hallmark. I don’t need you. My valentine gets a more meaningful handmade gift. (especially since work is slow and money’s tight). Anyway, here’s my version of the cracked bandsaw box. Looks a lot like the others don’t it? I wanted really tight fits on the drawer fronts but now I’m thinking I shoulda softened the corners to hide the cut marks. I’m gonna make her bring it back and help me flock the drawers once I get some flocking.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#1 posted 02-14-2012 03:47 PM

This is so cool, I’ll bet she loves it to. I was thinking of making one of these some day. Yours is real good, nice work. These remind me of furniture you would see in the movie Alice in wonderland.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#2 posted 02-14-2012 04:20 PM

Good Work !

-- Ray,Iowa

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#3 posted 02-14-2012 06:21 PM

Great Job, looks cool!


-- Guy,PEI

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#4 posted 02-14-2012 06:55 PM

you sure have apoint of difference here Jim,not sure on the size??

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 02-14-2012 07:16 PM

that is so pretty. i know that she will love it.
anything that is made with your heart is worth more than a bought gift.

hats off to you!!

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#6 posted 02-14-2012 09:50 PM

this is just a very kool project. looks gr8! the receiver should be very happy

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 02-15-2012 12:01 AM

I really like this theme! Another great one! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”

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#8 posted 02-15-2012 04:29 AM

Thanks for the compliments. Oh, the size is 14” tall by 6” wide by 4 1/2” deep. The plans and pattern are floating around if you want to search it. I just took the basic dimensions and free handed the shapes. Pretty challenging for my first box. The band saw sure got a good workout.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#9 posted 02-16-2012 04:05 PM

My wife told me she would rather have a card. Nice box. Creative!

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