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Project by Hawaiilad posted 05-03-2012 10:50 PM 1171 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are two more of the small bandsaw boxes I have been making. I have really enjoyed making the larger boxes and had a store owner asked if I could make them smaller….wasn’t sure how they would turn out, but they seem to like them. I can go smaller, but will have to use a 1/8” blade instead of the 3/16” I think…the curves will be easier that way. These were made from Koa and have 5 coats of brush on lacquer.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,





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#1 posted 05-03-2012 11:08 PM

My son loves turtles
Very cool

-- "So many projects...so little time..." Psalm 23

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#2 posted 05-04-2012 12:04 AM

Well done, keep on with the creative designs.

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

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#3 posted 05-04-2012 12:53 AM

ll I can say is I like it!!

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#4 posted 05-04-2012 01:13 AM

I like them, my daughter wants you to know the turtle shaped one is really cool.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#5 posted 05-05-2012 03:45 PM

Cute!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#6 posted 11-14-2014 09:07 PM

Great looking turtle box, Larry! I can see this being a really good seller. The other reminds me of a wave rolling in. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 11-14-2014 09:12 PM

Thanks Candy. I have sold several of these in the Gallery..both small like these and in the normal larger size. The second on reminded me of the Ying/Yang designs

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#8 posted 11-14-2014 09:17 PM

I can see that too. How big is the ‘normal larger size’?

-- God bless, Candy

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