Red Ash? Three Drawer bansaw Box.

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Project by Blackie_ posted 07-04-2012 10:18 PM 1495 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple design with three drawers stacked in a lean with one my usual hidden drawer making it 4 drawers, the wood I am still unclear of but I strongly feel as though it’s red ash, It is part of the wood that I got late last year and spalted it caused the nice design, when I put it under the plastic I had no idea it was a red wood as the ends were already blacked where they were cut at, this is also part of the wood I grabbed when tree trimmers were cutting down trees in the neighborhood.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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Donna Menke

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#1 posted 07-04-2012 11:10 PM

I like the slant. It could be even more extreme and still work. Good ideas you have, Blackie.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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#2 posted 07-04-2012 11:30 PM

I just hope I got the edges rounded enough Donna, I thought of you when I was rounding them. LOL ok let’s get these edges rounded. :)

This was a much better block of wood to work with as well no decay.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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Donna Menke

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#3 posted 07-05-2012 12:08 AM

Yup- you know I like rounded edges. Seems like that is more fitting for band saw boxes. If you want hard edges go with dovetailed joints- GGG
Just my personal prejudices. I have seen some nice ones with sharper edges, but the rounded ones are usually my favorites.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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#4 posted 07-05-2012 12:46 AM

I like this leaning box. Red ash must not grow here. All the ash I see is VERY light colored. And I always appreciate your secret drawers.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 07-05-2012 04:02 AM

Cool. You are coming up with some amazing designs!!........................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 07-05-2012 05:08 AM

Randy, you are really a prolific box maker. I like the angle of this; it gives it that playful look that you do so well. Thanks for sharing your work with us. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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#7 posted 07-05-2012 05:45 AM

Another nice box design Blackie. I really like the grain and color in that one.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#8 posted 07-05-2012 01:06 PM

You’ve been goin bansaw-box-bazerk!! And, I like it!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 07-05-2012 05:12 PM

Love band saw boxes!

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