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Hackberry and Walnut with a V-Twin, bandsaw box.

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Project by Blackie_ posted 05-14-2013 04:02 AM 1717 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pictured: Motorcycle Bandsaw Box, This design has been a big hit and a great seller, it was one of my first projects to branch out on in making my own designs, over time I’ve grown and progressed into making a better professional product and I have to owe thanks to members here on LJ’s, great teachers among us. This box is made out of spalted hackberry and walnut for the center stripe, it offers a hidden drawer inside of the center drawer, it measures 11” x 5” x 4” and is finished in a single coat of tung oil and several coats of my own mix wipe on poly with a final coat of paste wax.

thanks for looking and comments are always enjoyed.

-- 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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Tammy Ansley

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#1 posted 05-14-2013 04:06 AM

That is awesome!!

-- I have no idea what I'm doing....but doing it anyway :)

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-14-2013 04:08 AM

That’s a real neat one, Randy!!...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#3 posted 05-14-2013 04:08 AM

Congratulations on a big hit and great seller…! You have really come up with some very nice bandsaw box creations.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#4 posted 05-14-2013 04:19 AM

Your bandsaw skills are sick in a good way. I want some of that hackberry, seriously nice grain on every piece I’ve seen. Great design

-- mike c

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#5 posted 05-14-2013 05:21 AM

That is beautiful, just stunning. I cannot say anything else. Congratulations on a great idea excellently carried out. I am going to Favourite this as a reminder of what can be done with a little thought and a lot of expertise.

-- Milton Toal, Doncaster, Melbourne Australia.

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#6 posted 05-14-2013 06:01 AM

Very nice looking box Randy. When you use the Tung oil do you find it takes a long period of time to dry…I sure have a hard time with it. Perhaps it’s the heat around here.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#7 posted 05-14-2013 07:13 AM

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#8 posted 05-14-2013 07:15 AM

that must be turning at least a 454…very nice woods used here,,i like this one a lot..sure wish i had a bandsaw, if there is any well off person out there who could spare to help a poor wood worker who would love to have a bandsaw, i would be forever grateful…...so much can be done with one, and i must pass things like this on by, love this randy..keep on keepin on…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#9 posted 05-14-2013 08:10 AM

Very beautiful, and even with a secret draw, I like that.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#10 posted 05-14-2013 09:33 AM

Wow! It really looks great! Another beautiful project! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#11 posted 05-14-2013 10:37 AM

Wow! I like it! I can see why that would be a great seller, or a great project. It’s not too often that I see a project that attracts the motorcycle riders, This is it! Plus an all around great project! Nice work!

-- Saved! and so gratefull.Consider Who Created it All

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Eagle1

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#12 posted 05-14-2013 10:53 AM

Beatiful box. Make’s me want to go out and ride a bike.( That is if I had one. LOL )

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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Blackie_

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#13 posted 05-14-2013 11:04 AM

A huge thanks to everyone for your nice comments.

Larry I let my projects dry for 24 hours plus or minus or in that ball park, thing is I don’t let the tung oil sit on the wood very long and don’t put it on thick I just use the tung oil for the grain pop and coloration it gives, I do a quick wipe once I apply.

Grizz thanks and who knows your wish just may come true :)

-- 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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#14 posted 05-14-2013 07:33 PM

Great job as always

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Roger

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#15 posted 05-15-2013 12:34 AM

Way slick, Randy.. Ride on….....Luv that V-Twin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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