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Texas Flag Bandsaw Box #2

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Project by Blackie_ posted 665 days ago 2215 views 5 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second flag box to make as the first one sold, I used Walnut to resemble the blue, mahognay to resemble the red, spalted hackberry to resemble the white and spalted hackberry for the inlayed star I used my scroll saw for the inlay, it has 7 drawers with one hidden making 8 drawers, two of the large drawers also have partitions. it measures 8” H x 11” W x 3” D

Thanks for viewing

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 665 days ago

That is one real neat box. Great planning on the color scheme. For the inlay, did you cut them together at an angle or separately and fit the star in?

...................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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workerinwood

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#2 posted 665 days ago

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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KnotCurser

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#3 posted 665 days ago

Very impressive – love the mixed woods!

It would have been FAR easier to simply slap some paint on this – the effort you put into this is FAR better!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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FloridaArt

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#4 posted 665 days ago

Very nice! A glue-up of smaller boxes. That’s a great way to get around the limitations on the size of the band saw. I will have to try a project like this. Thank you for sharing.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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Blackie_

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#5 posted 665 days ago

Jim, I first cut the star out by spray glueing a pre drawn star over the wood using scroll saw, I then used the face plate with the star cut already as a templete to cut the star from the hackberry, penciled inside the star onto the hackberry then used the bandsaw to cut the star, I then fit and glued it in with wood glue, to fill in the voids I made a paste using wood glue on wax paper with walnut sawdust mixed together and filled in the voids/cracks.

Bob yep that’d been way to easy :) only I’d went with paint grade popular for paint. Myself I just can’t see covering up nice grade wood with of diferent color. Thanks

Thanks all for comments.

-- 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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Blackie_

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#6 posted 665 days ago

Art no actually I glued all pieces together first, it fit just fine with room to spare between the back support and the blade via turn radious of course I had to move the fence out of the way :) but you’re right if it had been something of larger size. :)

-- 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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Roger

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#7 posted 664 days ago

I’m gonna call ya “bandsaw-box-blackie”... Your bs boxes are awesome! This one is really super. I likes it alot.

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

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ShopTinker

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#8 posted 664 days ago

Very Cool! I’ve got a couple of good friends in TX who would love one of these. Well Done!

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

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Donna Menke

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#9 posted 664 days ago

Another great one, Blackie. I’m certain that you will have no trouble selling this one too.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 664 days ago

You’re getting better at these all the time. Putting a new level on the bandsaw boxes. Good job!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 664 days ago

You’re getting better at these all the time. Putting a new level on the bandsaw boxes. Good job!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Hawaiilad

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#12 posted 664 days ago

I like that allot Blackie….I can tell you are having a ball making these boxes as I am. The largest problem I have making these is finding the needed wood. There isn’t nearly the amount of wood here in the Islands as on the Mainland. That is why I use so much Koa, Mango and Monkey Pod, it’s grown here. Thanks for sharing your designs

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Hawaiilad

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#13 posted 664 days ago

Blkackie, is that a finger hole in the top drawer?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Blackie_

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#14 posted 664 days ago

Larry, not a finger hole, just a knot in the wood. :)

-- 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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TonyWard

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#15 posted 664 days ago

Blackie

Well done, is this box your signature work?

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

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