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Project by socrbent posted 04-07-2012 06:12 PM 2801 views 15 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bandsaw box number 4
My 6 yr old grandson is into the Angry Birds. So Grandma says I should make a box for him with the bird image since his sister is getting a Hello Kitty box for Easter. Made from a walnut limb piece the sapwood to frame (nest?) the bird shaped drawer. Finished with Watco Danish Oil and paste wax. The Big Box ‘Walnut’ Wood filler used on gaps from a limb exit on the base was a poor match.

-- socrbent Ohio





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socrbent

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#1 posted 04-07-2012 06:17 PM

The overhead light makes the black acrylic around the eyebrows and beak have a blue shading in the picture.

-- socrbent Ohio

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#2 posted 04-07-2012 06:48 PM

Ha! That is pretty cool, my daughter would love it!

-- Jason K

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#3 posted 04-07-2012 09:06 PM

Brilliant!

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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#4 posted 04-07-2012 10:42 PM

I love it! Cool idea!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#5 posted 04-07-2012 10:44 PM

Four votes super cool over here

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 04-07-2012 10:54 PM

Very nice. Thumbs up.

-- Dave -

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#7 posted 04-07-2012 11:28 PM

A sure hit for your Grndson. He’s gonna really like this one

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#8 posted 04-08-2012 01:30 AM

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#9 posted 04-08-2012 01:37 AM

Angry birds are coming out of the woodwork!

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#10 posted 04-08-2012 02:19 AM

I’m always mystified at the number of bandsaw boxes posted to LJ… most of which I don’t really care for. HOWEVER, this IS DIFFERENT!! AWESOME.. love it… what a cute and clever idea.. I like how you used the color of the wood to inspire bomb bird!

Killer stuff, awesome man

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#11 posted 04-08-2012 03:41 AM

Great use of the figure to enhance a cute idea. Love this one!

-- Bob, N Texas

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#12 posted 04-08-2012 04:32 AM

Thanks for the complements!

-- socrbent Ohio

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#13 posted 04-08-2012 04:41 AM

Ha! That is really cool. I’m sure you’ll have a happy grandson!

-- Nat, UPstate NY, http://www.cordlessimpactdriverhq.com/

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#14 posted 04-08-2012 05:09 AM

Nice work,pretty cool.

-- BiLL @wee3

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#15 posted 04-08-2012 12:29 PM

That is really cool. There seems to be no limit to what you can do with band saw boxes. Nice work!

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com

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