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Project by Hawaiilad posted 10-10-2012 03:57 AM 1420 views 11 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend is turning 60 next week and loves cats….so the wife wanted to give her a Cat Box. I found a pattern on line with the out side design, but I changed the drawers. It is made from a local grown wood called Monkey Pod…if you look very close to the back of the box, you might see some pink color in the wood. This box is about 13” tall, 4 1/2” thick and 7” across the bottom. Handles are made from Koa.

-- Larry in Hawaii,





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-10-2012 04:47 AM

Very cute

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 10-10-2012 05:41 AM

Well done, a very special turning 60 present !

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#3 posted 10-10-2012 04:34 PM

Very nice, Larry. I like all of your shaped boxes, especially the animal shaped ones. I thought we were buddies, but I am not listed in your buddy list.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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Blackie_

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#4 posted 10-12-2012 07:52 PM

Sorry for the late comment Larry, it’s awesome!

-- 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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#5 posted 10-14-2012 07:55 PM

I really like the woods you used. The drawers look nice in this cat.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#6 posted 10-14-2012 07:59 PM

I think that it’s pretty darn cute.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Blackie_

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#7 posted 11-20-2012 11:27 AM

Larry I’d like to grab this design for a Christmas gift if you don’t mind, I have some friends that are cat lovers and this would make a perfect gift.

-- 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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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 11-20-2012 07:48 PM

Well the Cat box was accepted very well….my wife said she could hear her friend screaming happiness without the phone.. Yes of course Randy…help yourself….can you take the design from my post or would you like the design emailed to ya?

Donna we are buddies, but I’m not sure how to do that on this site. Thank you everyone for the good comments.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Blackie_

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#9 posted 11-22-2012 02:56 AM

No need to send anything to me, the picture is all I need, thanks.

-- 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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#10 posted 05-18-2014 04:49 AM

I was checking out your projects…I’ve always wanted to try a bandsaw bow ( just havent made the attempt yet). I decided to comment on this one because its neat, and I’ve actually had the privledge of refiinishing a monkey pod end table for my girlfriends Aunt. It was just a slab with 3 wobbly legs, but it was beautiful wood. I was happy to have had the opportunity to salvage such a nice piece of wood. Keep the monkey pod projects coming. I think everyone should get to view if not build with it.

-- saw, sand, finish, repeat

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