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Eye of Horus bandsaw box

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Project by ray2840 posted 189 days ago 711 views 1 time favorited 11 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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shopdog

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#1 posted 189 days ago

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

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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marter1229

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#2 posted 189 days ago

What a great idea. I like it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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#3 posted 188 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 188 days ago

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?

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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degoose

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#5 posted 188 days ago

May the gods look upon this kindly…

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

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#6 posted 188 days ago

Really cool box – Always liked Egyptian stuff -

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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#7 posted 188 days ago

Verry interesting motiv, nice box!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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UncleStumpy

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#8 posted 187 days ago

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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ray2840

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#9 posted 187 days ago

Thanks for all the comments and advice.

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#10 posted 185 days ago

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

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 185 days ago

Very unusual and nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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