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Project by Hawaiilad posted 03-10-2012 07:50 PM 4678 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The past few months I have been into designing cutting band saw boxes. I found a couple of Gallery’s here on the Island that sell them for me. Some are designs I get from books or the web…with little changes, and others are my own design…turtle and the tree box. Just finished 8 of them along with about 14 wood trivets. Most of the time I use Hawaiian Koa. Those of you that make these know how many hours of sanding go into them. I had a lung problem that put me in the hospital. Now I wear the Trend helmet system that really helps.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 03-10-2012 07:58 PM

Those are some of the best BS boxes I have ever seen. Great Hawaiin themes, especially the turtle. I spent 11 weeks in 09 living on the Turtle Bay Golf Course and that reminded me of the hotel logo.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Brandon

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#2 posted 03-10-2012 08:37 PM

Excellent work! Like Don said, these are some of the best band saw boxes I’ve seen.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#3 posted 03-10-2012 09:51 PM

Wonderful work you have completed

-- Norman

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#4 posted 03-10-2012 11:34 PM

I like your design work – well done!

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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degoose

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#5 posted 03-11-2012 09:04 AM

Dynamic…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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deon

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#6 posted 03-11-2012 09:06 AM

Great design

-- Dreaming patterns

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moonls

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#7 posted 03-11-2012 02:02 PM

I admire your skill and creativity and and agree the these are some of the best I’ve seen! Did you finish these with tung oil too?

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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cannondale

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#8 posted 03-11-2012 05:52 PM

Wow, I like these. you are getting quite creative with the designs. Thanks for sharing.

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Diggerjacks

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#9 posted 03-11-2012 06:05 PM

Hello Hawaiilad

Very creative bandsaw boxes

A nice design and a great work

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Hawaiilad

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#10 posted 03-11-2012 07:54 PM

No Lorna, I did not use Tung oil on the boxes. I coat them with brush on lacquer that works great for me since I can re-coat in a couple hours.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#11 posted 03-11-2012 11:00 PM

Those are sopme original designs – I normally do not look at these since there are so many – however these are original.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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