Eye of Horus bandsaw box

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Project by ray2840 posted 01-14-2014 02:01 PM 1172 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A bandsaw box inspired by the Egyptian hieroglyph the “Eye of Horus”. It is made from a reclaimed palllet. It is approximately 7” x 5” x 5”.

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#1 posted 01-14-2014 02:36 PM

I like it a lot.
I didn’t see a hieroglyph…I saw the letter R

-- Steve--

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#2 posted 01-14-2014 03:10 PM

What a great idea. I like it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#3 posted 01-14-2014 06:41 PM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 01-14-2014 08:48 PM

Well done, there is nothing second rate about this box.

If i may be so bold as to make a suggestion,

if the blade entry point for bandsawing the drawer is located in the darker section of the timber and follows the line of the grain, then when glued up the entry point would not be so apparent. Hope this helps?

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#5 posted 01-14-2014 10:10 PM

May the gods look upon this kindly…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 01-14-2014 11:06 PM

Really cool box – Always liked Egyptian stuff -

-- “The kind of man who wants the government to adopt and enforce his ideas is always the kind of man whose ideas are idiotic.” ― H.L. Mencken, Minority Report

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#7 posted 01-15-2014 02:36 PM

Verry interesting motiv, nice box!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 01-16-2014 09:32 AM

Finally a bandsaw box that’s different!
Now that you have one under your belt, try the next one with a fancier wood. It will look fantastic!
My only criticism is that you didn’t remove the excess flocking from the top of the drawer. A damp rag over your finger tip should do the trick.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#9 posted 01-16-2014 02:23 PM

Thanks for all the comments and advice.

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#10 posted 01-17-2014 04:29 PM

Wow! Beautiful, can’t believe it’s from pallets. Unique design and great finish. Great job!

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#11 posted 01-17-2014 04:31 PM

Very unusual and nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#12 posted 09-23-2015 03:23 PM

That’s really cool how it looks. Nice job

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