Scented Heart Box

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Project by WoodGuyScott posted 02-15-2014 06:23 PM 1536 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun little project based on Steve Ramsey’s pre-Valentine’s heat box project. SWMBO loves it.

I used his basic template, but shaped the drawer differently, as a 5/16” band saw blade doesn’t make turns as quick as the design called for. Instead of making a removable drawer from the center of the heart, I made one half of the heart detach, and put a slotted grate to allow the scent from some potpourri to make its way out.

All in all, a fun project and a quick one.

The body is made from Oak, the tray from purpleheart, and finished with some shellac to prevent any finish smell from lingering or mixing with the floral scent.

-- --Shafe

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#1 posted 02-15-2014 06:41 PM

Hello WoodGuyScott

Very original idea. I like it.

In my favorite

Thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 02-15-2014 09:13 PM

neat concept – dual purpose

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#3 posted 02-15-2014 11:48 PM

Well done, another example that making bandsaw boxes is fun and an opportunity for creativity.

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#4 posted 02-16-2014 03:32 AM

Very Nice indeed Shafe! Thanks For Sharing!


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#5 posted 02-16-2014 08:16 AM

Interesting shape.

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#6 posted 02-16-2014 03:21 PM

Very nice take on Steve’s project. Wish I had thought of it!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#7 posted 02-16-2014 03:30 PM

This is a real nice design and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#8 posted 02-18-2014 03:39 PM

Thanks everyone!

-- --Shafe

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