New band saw..... new boxes

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Project by dee2 posted 09-24-2012 02:02 AM 1514 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First is Mahogany with Hon Mahoganystripe and bubble front drawers, something new.
Second is a Cedar and a Cherry.
Third is a Cherry with Hon Mah handles and a cedar.
Fourth is a Cherry with Maple handles.
Fifth is Cedar
Sixth is a Cedar and a cherry with Mah stripe and handles
All are finished in lacquer.

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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#1 posted 09-24-2012 03:27 AM

very nice boxes.just bought a new to me bs and i’m wanting to try a box soon.they turned out great.thanks for sharing.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#2 posted 09-24-2012 03:50 AM

Sharp looking boxes! The finish looks great!

-- 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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#3 posted 09-24-2012 03:55 AM

Dee you get an A++ for great looking boxes :) I have about 12 BF of Cherry that I’ve yet to make anything out of yet.

-- 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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#4 posted 09-24-2012 03:56 AM

Beautifull boxes,beautifull wood contrasts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 09-24-2012 07:42 AM

That is really nice work and the finish looks fab

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#6 posted 09-24-2012 10:57 AM

These are really nice boxes, Dee.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 09-24-2012 11:08 AM

Those are sweet, Dee.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 09-24-2012 12:51 PM

Super nice, beautiful bs boxes Dee. All very nicely contrasting woods also. Way kool. Very nicely cut & finished.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 09-24-2012 10:21 PM

Absolutely beautiful boxes. Did you use aerosol can laquer?

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#10 posted 09-25-2012 01:29 AM

You did an excellent job with these from design to finish. It’s hard to pick a favorite but the one in the first pic is pretty special. “bubble front drawers”? Because they protrude proud of the case? Interesting and I like em.

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

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#11 posted 09-25-2012 12:30 PM

Thanks for all of the great comments. I appreciate the input.
Daves1….yes, hubby does all of the finishing, it is satin lacquer aerosol

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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