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Mens Bandsaw Valet Box Walnut and Maple

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Project by Blackie_ posted 728 days ago 1495 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was commissioned to build this box for a customer and to her specifications for her husband on their 5th anniversary as a gift, it’s going to be a surprise, she wanted a tall box with deep drawers, she also wanted maple in the center with Walnut on the outside, I added a hidden drawer to the box though just as my own kick. :) It measures 12” W x 6” H x 5” D

-- 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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Boxguy

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#1 posted 728 days ago

Blackie, as usual you have done a masterful job. I like the idea of drawers and an open till on top. This top is very practical for holding wallet, cell phone, keys, etc. Coins, papers, and less often used items will go nicely in the drawers. Great design. These should sell well.

Where did you decide to sign it?

-- Big Al in IN

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Blackie_

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#2 posted 728 days ago

Thanks Al, I signed on the bottom of the hidden drawer. I’ve gotten the dump truck drawn up on the block and will cut it out tomorrow, going with alder and dyeing it yellow per her request, (caterpillar colors).

-- 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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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 728 days ago

You are the master of these. Great 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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Roger

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#4 posted 728 days ago

You’re pumpin em out Blackie. Awesome as always.

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

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 727 days ago

Hey Randy, I really like your new box….I’m sure your customer will love it as well. What, you are making a dump truck bandsaw box also? I have slowed down on boxes while I am rebuilding my main bandsaw. Guess I had been using it a little to much. We found our two our our daughters are having babies within a month of each other next year, so I have been busy making toy cars, truck, and little towns for them….a ton of fun. I finally bought a mop sander and boy does it work great….I think it will help with the bandsaw boxes as well…only waited about 30 plus years to buy one…LOL

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 727 days ago

Beautiful job on that box.The customer will love it!!

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

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AngieO

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#7 posted 727 days ago

I’m sure the customer will love it, her hubby too. Beautiful work!

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 727 days ago

I really like the wood combination on this one. And I’m fascinated by the square surfaces and corners. I think this is more difficult than intricate curves with the bandsaw. Can’t wait for the dumptruck.

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

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DocSavage45

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#9 posted 726 days ago

Ain’t it great to have customers want your art! Where are you going next? Wait and see! LOL! Nice original work!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Blackie_

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#10 posted 726 days ago

Hi Doc and thanks, actually I’m almost done with the next project, making a young mans dump truck valet box.

-- 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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