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Project by jaykaypur posted 743 days ago 1123 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is made from the “waste” that was left over from the cedar bowtie boxthat I posted in Feb. I gave it the “name” because it sorta looks like a spaceship thing-a-ma-jig. It’s basically a high-tech-redneck bandsaw box. I knew those scraps would become something one day. You can get a little bit of the scale of its size in the last pic. Finished with Howards wax. Thanks for the looks and comments.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!





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IndianJoe

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#1 posted 743 days ago

look good nice save

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#2 posted 743 days ago

That’s cool, unique.

-- 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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kiefer

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#3 posted 743 days ago

Cool !!!!

-- Kiefer 松

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#4 posted 743 days ago

Futuristic

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

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bowtie

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#5 posted 742 days ago

Very original, does the Howards wax keep the cedar colors bright?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#6 posted 742 days ago

Very Cool!!!!!!!!!!!! and great name.

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Bertha

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#7 posted 742 days ago

That title cracked me up! Awesome project.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Tokolosi

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#8 posted 742 days ago

That is certainly one of your more unique pieces. Love it!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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Ethan Harris

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#9 posted 742 days ago

I like your artistic style on this piece.

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vipond33

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#10 posted 737 days ago

I love the form and think I have to make one of these. Those delicate legs are superb.
Did you hollow out the centre with multiple plunge cuts on the table saw?
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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jaykaypur

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#11 posted 737 days ago

vipond33————————— Hello and thanks for the comments on the “cedarstar”! It’s basicaly a bandsaw box. If you search my projects for “cedar bowtie box” you will see where I got the “body” for the cedarstar box…it’s base is the cut-off/waste from that project. Where I got the legs from—-I sliced them off the sides of the 2 pieces of bowtie waste to get them to be the exact same size in width. Then I took the bottom half of the base of the cedarstar box and I cut 1/4’’ slices off both side and then scooped out the middle and then glued the sides back on. All of this was done with the bandsaw. The hardest part of this was then gluing on the legs and getting them right. I could have done a lot more to it, to “dress” it up, but I was basically just goofing around one day and this is the by-product.
Hope this helps you some.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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vipond33

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#12 posted 737 days ago

Much appreciated Jim. I could have answered my own question if I had looked back, it’s been a lazy day in more ways than one. I’m glad you had a good goofing around day though, we all profit.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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