Yep another bandsaw box....I can't help myself

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Project by Hawaiilad posted 01-27-2013 08:44 PM 1627 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from lovely Hawaiian Koa this is another of what I call my series of “Living Tree” line of boxes. This one is about 12 1/2” tall X 8” wide and 4 1/2” thick. I lined the drawers with spray on felt and used Koa for the pulls. I try to make the out line of the tree “pop out”. As you can see from my boxes, I do like working with Koa.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 09:19 PM

I love the bandsaw boxes, they look great!


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#2 posted 01-27-2013 09:29 PM

Kind of like me and my hackberry LOL a nice looking box Larry.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 09:38 PM

Thanks Randy…I would like to have some of that Hackberry to work with. I guess we use what we can get our hands on..

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 09:39 PM

Really nice. I see the tree. I like the tree.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 11:20 PM

Wow love the wood,design ,the best one so far.super

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-28-2013 12:21 AM

I saw a design similar to this some time ago and was going to make it and got sidetracked. I am glad you did it, it is a great piece.

-- 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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#7 posted 01-28-2013 02:51 AM

All of your BS boxes are very nice but this one is special. I’ll bet Randy would swap some hackberry for koa. (and if he won’t, I will). I know, the shipping would be prohibitive :(

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

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#8 posted 01-28-2013 03:22 PM

Amazing band saw box! Love the beautiful wood and the design, so unique and very interesting.


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#9 posted 01-29-2013 10:27 PM

The design that band saw box is superb!

-- "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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#10 posted 03-03-2013 11:18 PM

Beautiful tree BS box Larry. Has a warm feeling just viewing the koa box.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic.... :)

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