My First Box

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Project by generick posted 02-02-2013 02:48 AM 987 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first bandsaw box. It’s made from ambrosia maple with a walnut handle. My daughter thought the wood was “cool” looking until I told her the colored streaks were a fungus and holes were made by bugs.

-- Rick -- I never let my lack of talent get in the way of my creativity.

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#1 posted 02-02-2013 03:25 AM

Very cool Rick

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#2 posted 02-02-2013 03:56 AM

Thanks – The fear of the bug fungus is gone and it gets used now.

-- Rick -- I never let my lack of talent get in the way of my creativity.

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#3 posted 02-02-2013 06:35 AM

Beautiful piece

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 02-02-2013 07:31 AM

Dang I like band saw boxes. There are endless possibilities. I like the shape and flow of this box and proportions look/feel just right. Great job!

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#5 posted 02-03-2013 05:14 PM

nice job. bandsawing is fun and addictive- you will make more

-- phil, nevada

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#6 posted 02-04-2013 04:37 PM

Looks great with the fungus and bug holes, great salvage of the wood. Beautiful design and wood combo.


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#7 posted 02-04-2013 10:47 PM

What a very beautiful 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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