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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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#1 posted 10-08-2012 08:27 PM
That’s neat, very good!
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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.
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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
#6 posted 10-09-2012 02:05 AM
Yes it is finished. I just used one coat of danish oil.
#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?
#8 posted 10-09-2012 03:18 AM
Could be. Got mine from Home Depot.
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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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