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Project by Hawaiilad posted 661 days ago 2114 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After a very busy last week and weekend (we renewed our wedding vows and a 60th Birthday party for my wife here at home) I was able to get into the shop this week. I make 2 large boxes( plus finished up 14 small bandsaw boxes…still drying from the last coat of poly). Here are the two larger boxes and the tall 3 drawer is one of the small boxes. The large one’s are approx. 13” long X 5” tall X 4” thick…the small one is 5” tall X 2” wide X 2” deep. These three are made from Koa and have about 5 coats of MinWax Fast Drying Poly on them. As you can see, Koa does come in many different designs…which is something I really like. Hope you like them

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,





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WoodSpanker

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#1 posted 661 days ago

Fancy! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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Blackie_

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#2 posted 661 days ago

Nice looking boxes I also like the previouse project, the sea turtle.

-- 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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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 661 days ago

These are really nice. Well done.

helluvawreck
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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FloridaArt

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#4 posted 661 days ago

I like these. Nice selection of woods. Is the first one your own design? I find it very interesting, and I don’t remember seeing one like it.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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IndianJoe

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#5 posted 661 days ago

These are really nice,I love the wood I never used it would like to get some some day it looks good you have done some nice work here and Like Blackie_ sad love that turtle, I got to try to make one some some day lol
Good work !!!

-- Nimkee** Joe

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ShopTinker

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#6 posted 661 days ago

Those are all very nice. The first one with the long low drawer really caught my attention. That had to be rather tricky to cut. Well Done!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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SawDustKing

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#7 posted 661 days ago

Nice project! I love bandsaw boxes. However I currently don’t own a stout enough bandsaw to make one of any descent size I plan on purchasing one in the future just so I can finally make one of these! ... and resaw lumber more easily, lol.

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sawdustking.com

#8 posted 661 days ago

Very Nice peice

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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Hawaiilad

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#9 posted 661 days ago

Thanks to everyone that commented on these boxes. Yes the first picture is my design. It was a bit hard to cut the bottom drawer, but not as hard as I thought it would be. A good sharp blade helps. I am using 3/16” blades, but I think I will order a couple 1/8” blades for cuts like that one.

The turtle box is one that sells the best. That is my design. I have two different designs of turtle. Also have a Whale and Dolphin that sell well. I think I have cut nearly all the designs that are offered in the books for sale, so I am now doing some designing myself…not something I do well. Just have to be careful of tight turns.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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TonyWard

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#10 posted 660 days ago

May I join the chorus of “Well Done” always a pleasure to see original design work!

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

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gfadvm

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#11 posted 660 days ago

All of these are very well done but the turtle remains my favorite. That koa is some beautiful wood.

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

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alekszvon

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#12 posted 636 days ago

Great work, well done

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alekszvon

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#13 posted 636 days ago

cool!

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