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Project by Hawaiilad posted 08-03-2013 09:53 PM 1176 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This box was interesting to cut. I like using Koa and since it grows here in Hawaii, I try to use it allot. Fun wood cut work with. This box is over 5” deep. About 13” tall.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,





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Donna Menke

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#1 posted 08-03-2013 10:27 PM

Neat design- I like it. And I like Koa. Some of my best boxes were made from dark curly Kao. Figured like figured maple.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 08-03-2013 11:35 PM

You designed a very unique bandsaw box Larry. I like it!!

-- 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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bazz135uk

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#3 posted 08-04-2013 12:08 AM

Hi Love you bandsaw box its kind of Alien ! Great looking box both well designed and made.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 08-04-2013 01:52 AM

Great looking box Larry. Your design is very interesting.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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kiefer

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#5 posted 08-04-2013 02:19 AM

Very unique design and well done .
What goes in the hole ?

-- Kiefer 松

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 08-04-2013 03:21 AM

Thought I’d commented on this project when I favorited it, but don’t know what happened. So, my comment is that this is a very unique and attractive design which you have done a fine job in crafting. I like it!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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majuvla

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#7 posted 08-04-2013 03:34 AM

Awsome design!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Dave777

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#8 posted 08-04-2013 08:22 AM

That is truly a great looking band saw box. Top shelf for sure
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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Blackie_

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#9 posted 08-04-2013 10:09 AM

Nice Box Larry, I’ve heard this box design referred to as Mother and Child.

-- 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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BusterB

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#10 posted 08-04-2013 12:10 PM

Nice job Larry….interesting design that really catches the eye. We have a local wood thats grows in abundance around here….its called pine….lol Just doesnt pop like the koa you guys got going sir.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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WoodenFrog

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#11 posted 08-04-2013 01:21 PM

What a wonderful box! So beautiful.
Great work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 08-04-2013 01:29 PM

This is a fine design for a band saw box and it turned out very nicely.

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

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BobWemm

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#13 posted 08-04-2013 02:12 PM

Hi Larry, Congratulations on a wonderful piece. Great timber, design and craftsmanship.
Well done.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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wiswood2

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#14 posted 08-04-2013 02:25 PM

very nice box Larry
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Hawaiilad

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#15 posted 08-05-2013 03:42 AM

Randy if I am not mistaken, I should another box I made before like this one and called it Mother and Child.,,,good catch

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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