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My first bandsawn box

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Project by woodyone posted 08-13-2008 07:31 PM 1767 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a bandsawn box. I made it out of tulipwood, an off-cut piece that I wanted to put to some use. The dimensions are around 1 3/4 high, 3 1/4 wide and 6 inches in length. I finished it with some finishing oil to highlight the grain, as my main objective in the project was to line up the grain pattern exactly so it looked like a solid block. I got the idea from looking around the LJ website and other similar sites. I am quite happy with it as a first attempt but I can see room for improvement. With the skills and experience I have acquired completing it I will try something a little more challenging next time.

-- Woody, UK





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Bigbuck

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#1 posted 08-13-2008 07:51 PM

Nice job.

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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woodworm

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#2 posted 08-13-2008 08:10 PM

Great attempt with great result.
I like the grain pattern. Tulipwood is beautiful, and the box is equally beautiful.

Take care and work safe.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Callum Kendall

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#3 posted 08-13-2008 09:26 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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YorkshireStewart

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#4 posted 08-13-2008 10:00 PM

A good honest little box; nicely finished Woodyone.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems

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#5 posted 08-13-2008 10:08 PM

that’s great!
Don’t you love it when you meet a challenge and are successful??! !!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 08-13-2008 10:40 PM

Great job!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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griff

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#7 posted 08-14-2008 04:33 AM

Great looking box

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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SteveKorz

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#8 posted 08-14-2008 04:50 AM

this is nice, fantastic work!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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trifern

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#9 posted 08-14-2008 05:00 AM

Nice looking box. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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woodyone

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#10 posted 08-14-2008 07:46 AM

Thanks for the comments there well appreciated.

-- Woody, UK

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#11 posted 08-14-2008 12:27 PM

looks good. keep up the good work

-- making sawdust....

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#12 posted 08-14-2008 07:24 PM

Watch out… bandsaw boxes! very nice first attempt.

God Bless,
hawg

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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