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Project by Hawaiilad posted 261 days ago 1084 views 15 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took Blackie’s idea on his Sleigh Bandsaw box and changed it a bit. These are gifts for our kids and will be filled with Christmas candy wrapped in colored see through paper. Two of them are up on their side to show the glue up of Koa and Mango

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 261 days ago

Great idea, is sure is fun making things for the kids.
Thanks for sharing.
Bob.

-- 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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#2 posted 261 days ago

Very neat
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Blackie_

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#3 posted 261 days ago

Very we’ll done Larry, looks nice

-- 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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luv2learn

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#4 posted 261 days ago

These are better than the stockings hung by the chimney with care, HO, HO, Ho. I like them Larry!!

-- 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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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 261 days ago

Very nicely done—the kids will love them and later treasure their dad’s work.

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

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Hawaiilad

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#6 posted 261 days ago

Thanks Guys. I think Blackie did a much better job of making them into bandsaw boxes, but my kids already have a couple boxes each, so I thought something they could set on the dinning room table during the Holidays would look nice.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 261 days ago

I like it a lot. Too bad the kids won’t appreciate the sleigh as much as the candy. Nice work.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Blackie_

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#8 posted 261 days ago

Thanks for the tip of the hat Larry :) your sleigh looks great, looks like you did the skids on a scroll saw?

-- 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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Mike_from_Buffalo

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#9 posted 261 days ago

This is a great gift idea, thank you for sharing it! I’m going to make something similar and team it with a reindeer version of superdave002’s candy dispenser (http://lumberjocks.com/projects/27116) for a great Christmas gift! I can’t wait to start.

-- Mike from Buffalo "A man spends the first half of his life learning habits that shorten the other half of his life."

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Jeffery Mullen

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#10 posted 261 days ago

something like this would go great with the compound cut reindeer I make on my scroll saw. I love the shape and colors you chose for your project.

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Hawaiilad

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#11 posted 261 days ago

Thanks again, It means allot to receive kind comments from fellow woodworkers

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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NickyP

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#12 posted 251 days ago

Hello Larry! These are really great! (& the views from you new home aren’t bad either!) I may be taking a page from your (& Blackie’s) book on this one. Thanks!

-- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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