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Stingray Bandsaw Box

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Project by Simon2822 posted 08-15-2013 06:15 PM 1327 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally had some time to make something. The design is from Lois Ventura’s book. Made from walnut with maple handles. The drawers will be lined when I can decide on a colour. Finished with two coats of tung oil and three coats of gloss spray laquer.
It needed a bit more sanding, a couple of saw marks on the top that showed themselves during the finishing process. They are not too visable, the photo seems to show them up more. But overall I am happy with it as a third attempt at a bandsaw box and first with some “expensive” wood.

-- If it's not right, it's wrong





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 08-16-2013 10:37 AM

Great job on that BS box. I have made that many times. I like using lighter colored wood for the drawer fronts also.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Gene Howe

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 10:51 AM

Very nice, Simon. My two favorite woods.
You ready for the Lotus box?

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Simon2822

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#3 posted 08-16-2013 04:48 PM

Gene,
The lotus box is on my to do list but I think I’ll have a bit more practice first.

-- If it's not right, it's wrong

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