Bandsaw Box Merry x mas # 2

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Project by oakwood posted 12-25-2012 07:30 PM 1103 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another one for my wife. Again it is made up of butternut but upon doing the sanding I noticed two stains in the wood which really would not go away even after much sanding. The only thought was to dark stain the body so as to make he two blotches disappear. To my relief it worked. The final finish is made up of semi gloss urethane mixed with 40 % thinner. It takes many applications but I like this method.

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#1 posted 12-25-2012 07:35 PM

Wow this is the coolest band saw box.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 09:18 PM

Really really nice. Great work

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

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#3 posted 12-26-2012 12:44 AM

Really nice.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 02:19 AM

Two jewelry boxes for Christmas? Your wife is a lucky woman!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 05:06 AM

That is beautiful. Great work.

-- Bill

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 02:17 PM

Very elegant. Those knobs really classed it up a lot. Nice wood combos as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 12-26-2012 09:57 PM

How cool looking this bandsaw box!

-- "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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#8 posted 12-27-2012 04:31 AM

Glad it worked out that way, the contrast is perfect.
Not alot of guys get that the secret to bandsaw boxes is to sand the edges of the openings and the drawer edges to round. This is really nice!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#9 posted 02-17-2014 12:46 PM

This is one of the finest bs boxes I’ve seen. Very crisp and clean. I really like the way the tones came out in that Butternut. Very elegant looking bs box.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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