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Project by Cindy Braunheim posted 183 days ago 626 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a dear friend for Christmas. Made from the scraps of my most recent project, I had fun band-sawing the shape and sanding everything to a smooth, silky finish. Made from a block of laminated purple heart scraps and some fifed and hard maple, it’s my first attempt at a band-sawn box.

-- Cindy in Seattle, http://visionationwoodworking.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 183 days ago

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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aussiedave

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#2 posted 183 days ago

Very nice Cindy…it looks great. Well done.

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

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Jim Sellers

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#3 posted 182 days ago

Really nice looking box Cindy. You didn’t say but it looks like purple heart and maple. Also curious about the size.

-- J.C.Sellers

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lightweightladylefty

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#4 posted 182 days ago

Cindy,

That is really lovely! The proportions look perfect.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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bugz

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#5 posted 182 days ago

Looks great, well done.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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TonyWard

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#6 posted 182 days ago

very, very nice work, a work of the heart!

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Cindy Braunheim

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#7 posted 181 days ago

Thank you, everyone! The main box is of purple heart, the bottom is maple, the inlay is left-over from the figured maple I used for the doors of the base cabinet from the Library Wall project I completed last year. The dimensions are approximately 6”x6”x3”

-- Cindy in Seattle, http://visionationwoodworking.com

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#8 posted 176 days ago

That’s one attractive little heart box. The purple heart looks stunning with maple and awesome finish. Beautiful work!

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#9 posted 170 days ago

Nice I likey

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