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Nirvana Boxes

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Project by Tooch posted 11-13-2013 04:40 AM 729 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some simple bandsaw type boxes that I was inspired to make after hearing Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box” on my way into work one day. Surprisingly, of the 7 [teenage male] students I asked, only 1 knew who I was talking about when I mentioned Nirvana. Yikes.

I Also tried out some peel’n’stick felt after hearing Randy rave about it. It worked out pretty good and I really like the variety of color options available.

I did have some trouble sanding around the knot on the lighter colored piece, but it was only meant to be a quick project so I’m not too upset about it. I’m actually more upset that teenagers don’t know enough about music history to recognize a group who revolutionized the Grunge movement. I blame Nickleback.

As always, thanks for looking, comments appreciated.

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 11-13-2013 04:46 AM

Great minds think alike…I made a few of these today except I use the Spray on felt.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#2 posted 11-13-2013 04:58 AM

Very cool boxes,nice work.

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#3 posted 11-13-2013 07:57 AM

Very nice work. Yes, we’re getting old.

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

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#4 posted 11-13-2013 10:58 AM

Very nice couple of heart shaped boxes

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#5 posted 11-13-2013 01:35 PM

Sweet little heart box’s Tooch! I must admit I’ll have to join the 6 that didn’t know! I must of been very busy in the 80’s! LOL!

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

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#6 posted 11-13-2013 04:17 PM

Nice jobs!

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

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Rick

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#7 posted 11-14-2013 12:45 AM

Very Nice Work! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- Deodorant is like Common Sense. Those who need it the most, never use it.

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#8 posted 11-15-2013 07:08 PM

Very pretty boxes! Like the heart shapes and the woods used. Great job!

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