Morando Box

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Project by Drunken Woodworker posted 669 days ago 1898 views 17 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My second box using this design. I figured it worked the first time so why not use the design again but with different wood.

Bandsaw box made from bolivian morando rosewood and plywood. Finished with a boiled linseed oil/wipe-on poly/mineral spirits mix and wax. The drawer is lined with black flocking.

6” x 4” x 3.5”

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#1 posted 669 days ago

Oh this is one sweet design, just off the chart neat OOOOOOOOOOOO!

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#2 posted 669 days ago

I liked it the first time and I like it with the new wood .still a great design.

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#3 posted 669 days ago

Yep, that design is a winner. I liked the first one and like this one even more. Haven’t heard of Morando before but it is beautiful.

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

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#4 posted 669 days ago

Great design, love the wood, very nice work.

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#5 posted 669 days ago

That is one amazing design; you wouldn’t think plain ‘ole plywood would look that nice, but when you put it right next to rosewood….
Man, keep ‘em coming!

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#6 posted 669 days ago

Very nice design and great execution.

It’s a beautifull box. your sure made the plywood shine.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 669 days ago

nice job—————————firehouse

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#8 posted 668 days ago

Good combination of timbers.

With this design you could almost do away with the handle?

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#9 posted 271 days ago

great design and I love the way you hide the cut lines by incorporating them into the design.

I have really bean wanting to do a band saw box now I know what to do with my plywood scraps.

-- Failure is always an option. :-)

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#10 posted 160 days ago

love your youtube site. I subscribed to that before I found this site. I want to make this, but I’m having trouble getting both sides of my brain to work. I see 5 pieces of 3/4 ply with 2 pieces of 3/8 rosewood, but my brain can’t get the dimensions with those measurements of 6” x 4” x 3-1/2”. Can you help

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