Giraffe? Bandsaw box.

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Project by StanM posted 08-28-2012 09:21 PM 1865 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A silly bandsaw box I made. I wanted to do something ‘different’ and it started out as a tree that was going to have sculpted roots for the stand. But as I worked on it, it reminded me more of a giraffe. So, I added a couple of eyes and a couple of horns and there ya go! It’s a GIRAFFE! HA!

-- -- Stan

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#1 posted 08-28-2012 09:39 PM


good work, how did you attach the leg to the cabinet?

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#2 posted 08-28-2012 10:06 PM

I actually think it is an alien giraffe and I love it!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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#3 posted 08-28-2012 11:04 PM

It is all one solid piece.

-- -- Stan

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#4 posted 08-29-2012 12:35 AM

I almost want to say ET Phone Home!
Cute little conversation piece!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#5 posted 08-29-2012 12:53 AM

Nicely done.. you have to have some fun in the shop or you go…


-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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#6 posted 08-29-2012 03:43 AM

Cute ! I looks like a giraffe crossed with an old TV set !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#7 posted 08-29-2012 06:27 PM

Really different indeed.I like it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 08-30-2012 10:13 AM

It IS one piece! How did you do the whole project without breaking it?
The woman who wrote the famous book on bandsaw boxes had a great tip…... depending on the width of the gap, you just put in a really thin piece of wood on the bottom inside to even out the gap. On one bandsaw box I did, I used a shaved down toothpick and it came out perfect. Hope you don’t mind the tip.
I agree with kookaburra, alien giraffe! Love the sculpted legs too.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#9 posted 07-26-2014 12:42 PM


-- Leonard H.

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