LumberJocks

Narra & Oak Band Saw Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by FloridaArt posted 05-06-2013 12:17 AM 716 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





9 comments so far

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

11234 posts in 1378 days


#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

View woodshaver's profile

woodshaver

2793 posts in 2041 days


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

Looks good Art, Without that can it looks huge!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

2069 posts in 1709 days


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

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

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

View Roger's profile

Roger

14857 posts in 1492 days


#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. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15960 posts in 1554 days


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

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

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

View Blackie_'s profile

Blackie_

3509 posts in 1200 days


#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.

-- 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

View Jonathan's profile

Jonathan

2605 posts in 1738 days


#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."

View Surfside's profile

Surfside

3278 posts in 861 days


#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"

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11301 posts in 863 days


#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.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase