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Band Saw Box In Two Woods

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Project by FloridaArt posted 870 days ago 1695 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

March, 2012—I like how this turned out. I believe this may be Bubinga. It is a hard wood that works nicely on the saw and sands very smooth. The drawer fronts are hickory and the knobs are the same as the carcass. Tung oil finish.

The design is just something that popped into my head. I was just trying to make it look a little different. Some friends who dropped by the shop said it looked like a car. I thought that was kind of humorous. Anyway, this was fun to build.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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Donna Menke

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#1 posted 870 days ago

Looks more like a baby bird to me- kinda cute- I like it. Handles make big eye on top and lower handle is a small wing.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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deon

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#2 posted 870 days ago

It does look a bit like a car

-- Dreaming patterns

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Woodwrecker

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#3 posted 869 days ago

Man, six band saw boxes in two days.
You better let that machine cool down a little!
They are all very nice Art.

-- Having fun...Eric

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Roger

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#4 posted 869 days ago

this is pretty flashy with the wood combos. very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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clieb91

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#5 posted 869 days ago

Really like the contrasting woods.

CtL

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

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ratchet

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#6 posted 869 days ago

Nope. Its a space alien blob. Very, very nice. I like all your recent projects posted!

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Blackie_

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#7 posted 869 days ago

Nice looking box Art, I can’t wait to get back on box making, might be a few more weeks. I’m doing a large kitchen job right now but it’s a big money job.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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doncutlip

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#8 posted 869 days ago

Yes that turned out very nice. Nice rich colors, great shape. You did a great job on the cut lines.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Gene Howe

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#9 posted 869 days ago

Pretty nifty, Art.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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gfadvm

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#10 posted 869 days ago

I like the contrasting woods the best of the ones you’ve posted. I’ll have to try that if I ever get over this wood hinge fixation!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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