Maple Ambrosia Band Saw Box

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Project by FloridaArt posted 03-12-2012 12:54 AM 3237 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

March, 2012—This is from one block of wood, from Woodcraft. The sticker said “Maple Ambrosia.” $12.99 for a 3×6x6-inch block. Nice wood to work with. Plenty of character.

On this box I curved the face, which you can see in the last photo. That last photo is a top view. To do this, cut the face off before cutting out the drawers. Since I drew my pattern on the face, I tape it back on after I cut it off. Once the drawers are cut out the temporarily replaced face may be discarded.

The knobs on this one are a Satin Wood. Tung oil finish brushed on and rubbed off.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 03-12-2012 12:58 AM

Nice design Art. Pretty wood, I’ve made several boxes out of it. Keep’em coming.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#2 posted 03-12-2012 01:30 AM

I like the curved look to the front…

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 03-12-2012 12:43 PM

another fine bs box. nicely done

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 03-12-2012 12:58 PM

Cool design and some really nice looking wood. I have picked up blocks of this type before from WoodCraft, need to keep my eye out for some of this.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 03-12-2012 11:30 PM

I like the wood on this one, good choice

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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