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This one is made of Koa with Mango drawer handles…you can hang necklace’s in the long drawer.
-- Larry in Hawaii,
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#1 posted 05-05-2013 10:48 PM
You must be trying to cure a really bad case of shop withdrawal syndrome :). You better let your bandsaw cool down a bit.
-- 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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#2 posted 05-06-2013 12:20 AM
Wow! I see some really nice boxes that you have made. Lee has some good advice! You do need a brake don’t you? Nice work!
-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
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#3 posted 05-06-2013 12:29 AM
This is neat.
-- Art | Bradenton, Florida
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#4 posted 05-06-2013 01:07 PM
Nice one Larry, if I may suggest and not meaning to step on toes but if you make your entry points with the grain you can hide the cut lines, so on this box both entry points would have been from the bottom and continue up to each drawer following the grain.
-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs
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#5 posted 05-06-2013 02:29 PM
great job Larry.Chuck
-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com
#6 posted 05-06-2013 07:53 PM
Thank you everyone for your kind comments. Randy, believe it or not, I have tried many times doing the glue up and hiding the in cuts only to find the glue did not hold tight and I still had a line….a bit hard to get the glue into that little cut. So instead, I carve out the cut to accent it a bit.
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#7 posted 05-06-2013 09:38 PM
Your skill level is superb! Absolutely incredible band saw box! Box size?
-- "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"
#8 posted 05-07-2013 05:07 PM
Larry, what I do when I run into situations like that, once it’s all clamped and dried, I take the glue bottle and squeeze out just enough to fill in the cut void then dust it with the same wood sawdust, works every time.
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#9 posted 05-07-2013 05:25 PM
This is really nice. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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#10 posted 05-08-2013 02:00 PM
Your band saw boxes are really eye catchers. I enjoy seeing them. Superb work you did!
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