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Project by gfadvm posted 610 days ago 1490 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just got back in the shop briefly and wanted something quick and easy to finish before I have to leave again. Dimensions: 7 1/2×5x4 1/2”. Material: 3/4” Tiger Strand Bamboo panel. Finish: brushed on shellac rubbed out with Renissance wax using grey Scotch pad.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 610 days ago

Wow. Love the grain on these. Great finish.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Granddaddy1

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#2 posted 610 days ago

Very nice! Isn’t it interesting the way that bamboo smells like your cutting dried up Johnson grass when you cut it?

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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Druid

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#3 posted 610 days ago

They look really good, Very nicely done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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Boxguy

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#4 posted 610 days ago

Andy, great project and fun to see. The bamboo is stunning. Best of luck on your next trip. So glad to see you continuing to branch out. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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Blackie_

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#5 posted 610 days ago

I agree with everyone here Andy, the wood used is very nice looking, another great set of boxes, have a safe trip, I’ll keep the shop warm for ya. :)

-- 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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Roger

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#6 posted 610 days ago

Very kool Andy. Brings a whole new meaning to a “quickie” lol

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

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Nate Meadows

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#7 posted 610 days ago

These are really cool! I like the bamboo panel!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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grizzman

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#8 posted 610 days ago

hey Andy, these look really great, i love that bamboo, these are pretty nice for something quick..always good to see your projects…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Surfside

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#9 posted 610 days ago

That is absolutely amazing!

www.bandsawblog.com

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 610 days ago

Flawless boxes! Thanks for sharing.

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bowtie

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#11 posted 610 days ago

Beautiful wood and craftsmanship. Finish is supurb. Shellac is becoming my favorite finish, gotta try your shellac-wax finish.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Grumpymike

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#12 posted 609 days ago

I’ve really got a soft spot for bandsaw boxes. These are really great with the wood selection and grain.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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gfadvm

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#13 posted 609 days ago

Thanks for all the kind words from my fellow woodworkers and heros. Blackie, I used your spacer idea on the larger box and really liked it to even up the gaps. Thanks

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

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FloridaArt

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#14 posted 606 days ago

Interesting glue-up. Stripes! These are attractive boxes.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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DIYaholic

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#15 posted 606 days ago

Lookin’ good there Andy!

I’m about to embark on a BS Box Building Binge!!! You have given me inspiration!!! Thank you!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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