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Narra & Oak Band Saw Box

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Project by FloridaArt posted 05-06-2013 12:17 AM 1220 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

May, 2013—This is a glue-up of narra with oak on the back. Knobs are walnut, turned on the lathe. This was my first time working with narra. It is easy to work with and smells good too!

Finish is spray satin lacquer.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 05-06-2013 12:36 AM

Never had any of that wood but it looks very nice with some cool grain. Looks like a tiny BS box next to that pop can.

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

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#2 posted 05-06-2013 12:37 AM

Looks good Art, Without that can it looks huge!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 05-06-2013 02:53 AM

Another nice box Art…..that looks a bit like Koa wood

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 05-06-2013 12:39 PM

Very nicely done Art. The turned pulls are very nice also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#5 posted 05-06-2013 12:43 PM

Very nice work. It looks like a really fun project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 05-06-2013 01:16 PM

A nice one Art, May I suggest and not meaning to step on toes, rounding those edges a bit more on this box and get those drawers centered in the cavities would really add more to this nice piece, you did good on your entry points can barely see them if at all.

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#7 posted 05-06-2013 01:56 PM

Nice job on this BS box Art. I like that your entry kerf is going with the grain. It really helps it to blend in with the piece and makes it much less noticeable.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Surfside

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#8 posted 05-06-2013 09:36 PM

Great wood! Sweet 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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#9 posted 05-08-2013 03:34 PM

Lovely and cute box! Great choice of woods, has nice patterns and the wooden knobs completed it.

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