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Project by SeanRed posted 03-07-2013 05:27 PM 762 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first time posting, Hi to one and all, I have been an avid reader since December 2012. I started working (playing) with wood on the 28/11/12, after buying some wood working machines. It has always been a desire to do wood working. I decided to try, and i am loving it. I have a mini lathe , a band saw, a scroll saw, table saw, well I bought everything i needed.
The 1st Box is my attempt at a mitre box, the wood is JapCedar. Is a salt box for my wife.
The 2nd is a band saw box. Plain old SA Pine.
The 3rd is a turned bowl. Yellow wood, Lovely to work with.
The 4th is my version of a Bird Box seen on Lumber Jock, Thank you original maker.The chimney is burned with a mini blow torch. It will not be used as a bird box, but as a “hide things away box” The chimney and a few strips of wood are removable.
The 5th are candle stick holders. Wood unknown.
The 6th my attempt at scroll sawing. No an easy thing to do. I nearly gave up, I broke 15 pin blades. Then I bought some pinless blades (240), I have not looked back OR broken one yet .Getting better every day, and loving it.

Thanks for all projects posted, you guys are skillful.

Comments and advice welcome.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 03-07-2013 05:34 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. The two boxes and bowl look really nice. I can see that you haven’t been wasting any time. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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SeanRed

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#2 posted 03-07-2013 06:16 PM

Thank you. Yes, I have been busy, I am fortunate to have my business at home. We have a daycare. So I play and the staff do the work, retirement IS fun.

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 03-07-2013 11:29 PM

You’re off to a great start! Your boxes look great, and I really like the bird you scroll-sawed. Keep up the good work!

-- Dean

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SeanRed

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#4 posted 03-08-2013 04:32 AM

Hi Dean, Thank you for your kind words.

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docspencer

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#5 posted 03-08-2013 10:18 PM

Welcome to the site. I’ve not been a member very long, but this is a great crowd. Very nice work!

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SeanRed

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 07:23 AM

Thanks docspencer, Yes, great place to be, lots of ideas and projects.

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