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Project by donaldpmoran posted 10-08-2012 06:09 PM 1569 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A cracked bandsaw box for my wife. Out in California I could not pass up the chance to use some California redwood.

-- Imperfections make it unique!





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GenerationWW

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#1 posted 10-08-2012 08:27 PM

That’s neat, very good!

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Gene Howe

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#2 posted 10-08-2012 09:03 PM

Nice! Bet she’s happy!

-- 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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#3 posted 10-08-2012 09:58 PM

Well done! Great conversation piece! She’s one luck gal!

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

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#4 posted 10-08-2012 10:09 PM

great job love the crack.very unique.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 10-09-2012 01:36 AM

I’ve seen several renditions of the ‘cracked’ box but the redwood and the heart shaped pulls make yours a keeper. Is it finished in the pic? My redwood usually is a LOT darker with finish.

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

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donaldpmoran

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#6 posted 10-09-2012 02:05 AM

Yes it is finished. I just used one coat of danish oil.

-- Imperfections make it unique!

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 10-09-2012 03:04 AM

Must be that my ancient recycled redwood soaks up a lot more oil causing it to be darker?

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

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donaldpmoran

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#8 posted 10-09-2012 03:18 AM

Could be. Got mine from Home Depot.

-- Imperfections make it unique!

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Roger

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#9 posted 06-16-2014 11:56 AM

Very nicely done. I like the heart pulls.

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

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