BS drawer set & leftovers

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Project by majuvla posted 07-22-2013 08:11 AM 1361 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Someone here said that this is BS drawer set, not BS box, so let’s call it that way. The mission was to make box, but wanted to use all scraps, so candle, photo holder and two small additional boxes were my idea. Outside layer is apple and all other mahogany, pine and firwood. Finished with 3 layers of varnish. It’s something like fish shape. Don’t look on glue stains on fronts – I see them too now!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 07-22-2013 11:42 AM

Nice job of using all the wood to make all the matching pieces, Ivan!!
Unique shape on the box. I would have not guessed to be glue satin but coloring of the wood!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#2 posted 07-22-2013 01:38 PM

Nice box, good use of leftovers. To coat the interiors
what did you use? I employ the adhesive velor .

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#3 posted 07-22-2013 02:56 PM

Very nice

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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woodshaver (Tony)

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#4 posted 07-22-2013 04:12 PM

They all look nice Ivan, Those glue spots could be fixed. You would have to do some rework on the handles and do a little more sanding and refinishing but heck! Your a woodworker so it should be easy! Other than that Nice work!

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

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#5 posted 07-22-2013 04:12 PM

What glue stains?
Good looking box and candle holder.
Nice family portrait should have a nice frame with the holder .

-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 07-22-2013 09:35 PM

That is a stunning piece of work. That’s putting scraps to a beautiful box. Great combination of wood.

-- "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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#7 posted 07-22-2013 10:00 PM

Well done, nice project and a great way to use up all the scraps.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 07-23-2013 03:23 AM

I likes em

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 07-23-2013 07:37 AM

Very nice boxes! Well done. Always huge satisfaction to use scraps. :-)
Using the cut-off from a scrapwood using project should be a double satisfaction! :-D
It made me think why you chose the apple instead of the mahogany. It must have been nicer, that’s all. :-D

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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#10 posted 07-23-2013 03:13 PM

Mariva57, for interior I used fabric for billiards table or other gambling table. I bought it in nearest fabric store, it’s not so expensive.
Johny, very good observation. Personaly, apple is more beautiful and is much more colourful than mahogany. Far away that mahogany isn’t nice.
At mahogani there is only one colour, that’s why it isn’t on the front.
Thanks for coment anyway.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#11 posted 07-25-2013 01:58 PM

They all look attractive with the pretty wood combo and nice finish. Great stuff from the use of scraps. Great work!

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#12 posted 02-11-2015 02:26 PM

Original. I like it, there is much to rings and earrings to add up.

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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