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Project by GerardoArg1 posted 623 days ago 917 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saw published several works of art that I really liked, so I told myself to try to build one. Since I havenĀ“t band saw, use a manual jigsaw and this first attempt I think it was quite acceptable. It is intended for a Christmas gift. The wood is: Algarrobo, Kiri, Timbo and cedar in that order.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#1 posted 623 days ago

A very neat design. Even more so that you did it with a hand saw. All the woods fit together well.

btw… Welcome to LumberJocks.


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#2 posted 623 days ago

I think it is neat. The various selections of wood are great. And all by hand that makes it even better.

-- BD, where bad wood finds a home. Va

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#3 posted 623 days ago

Hi, and welcome to LJ’s.
Most of us here are power tool junkies but we do have some that are traditional woodworkers using only hand tools, and we all truley admire their work.
You have created a lovely box and your choice of woods give it a unique look. I hope to see many more of your projects.

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

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#4 posted 623 days ago

Thank you guys. Actually I have few tools and only a drill and a sander are electric. Power tools make us think faster at work and a project will take less time, but … I am a farmer and where I live we have a generator for electric light, so it is not always available. For all this is that I am strongly inclined to hand tools. Woodworking is a aficcion and a therapy, I enjoy it so much however.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#5 posted 623 days ago

That looks smooth and nice..

-- "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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#6 posted 623 days ago

I think you did really nice on these

-- 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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#7 posted 622 days ago

Well done, and a nice blend of timbers

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#8 posted 622 days ago

VERY impressive that you cut this by hand! That is some beautiful wood. And a really cool shop made clamp!!!

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

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#9 posted 527 days ago

Good job ! Truly hand-made ! I like the various woods also.

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