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band saw box present for my Mother

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Project by BuyoMasilla posted 599 days ago 629 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was waiting for this simple christmas present for my Mother to make it to its destination before adding it to my projects. It’s a simple, and my second band saw box. After the even simpler one not posted, I thought of making one for my Mother somewhat personalized. Her name is María Inés, and family and friends call her Marina or Marinés with the last one not to be confused with the US military group.

As is the case with my wood work (and to show my naivete and amateurishness I admit it), there are many flaws in this small project. The most glaring one, not that you can’t see it, is how I came in to the drawer. If you haven’t found out I’ll tell you, crazy glue don’t do endgrain.

The finish is a cocktail of BLO, thinner and glossy poly. It looks a lot better than my usual work but that’s because my wife who is much better than me at applying poly, would not let me let it out until I cleaned it some as my initial applications did need help.

I had picked up a board of ambrosia maple for the project after thinking of the concept. You can see the rest. As flawed as it is, it still is one of a kind, and She loved it!

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 599 days ago

Anything you make and give a mom is a treasure. I am sure she feels that way about this box too.

Great job and a thoughtful gift.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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KOVA

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#2 posted 598 days ago

ESTÁ HERMOSA BUYO Y YO NO LE VEO NINGÚN DEFECTO ;-)
PERO EL PROBLEMA ES QUE A TU MADRE LE GUSTE: DICEN QUE LOS
MARINES SON MUY EXIGENTES JAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJAJA

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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doncutlip

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#3 posted 597 days ago

Very cool

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Mauricio

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#4 posted 595 days ago

Very nice man, and the wood is beautifu!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Surfside

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#5 posted 594 days ago

Cool band saw 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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