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Ambrosia Maple 3-drawer Bandsaw Box

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Project by JoeinDE posted 12-23-2012 04:18 PM 1193 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the first bandsaw box that I made once I had a bandsaw. It was cut from a bowl blank. The finish is mineral oil and the pulls are rosewood. If you are a Star Wars fan, this piece reminds me of the sand people on Tattoine.

This was given a Christmas gift to a family friend.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools





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albachippie

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 05:15 PM

Great first box. I love that timber.
Thanks for posting,
Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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#2 posted 12-23-2012 05:38 PM

Unique wood and cool design

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 07:08 PM

I love bandsaw boxes and this one is a beauty for sure.
you can hide the entry cuts a bit better if you enter along the grain, then when you glue it up it hides better.
I really like the wood you chose, it is outstanding for sure.

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

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 08:00 PM

Thanks for the tip Mike. I’ll keep that in mind on the next one.

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 03:50 PM

The rosewood complements with the maple. I always love band saw boxes.
Spotless work! Impressive!

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-- "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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