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bandsaw #5: Back to school pencil boxes

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I used that lovely cedar resawn from the rotting fences for two sliding lid pencil boxes for my kids.
Red oak ply for lids and bases.
Danish oil finish on the boxes and my daughter stained her pencils to match.

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We did a little road trip into Seattle over the weekend and stayed in the University district. Right beside the hotel was Hardwick’s Hardware store. The place was sweet with tons of tools an such jammed into narrow aisles. I could have spent a whole day there, but was dragged onto other, more boring, female shopping pursuits. Next time the rose wood awl and German burnisher are mine!
Cool place, check it out if you get the chance
http://www.yelp.com/biz/hardwicks-seattle#hrid:F4e4OeQYycQylX58LXvO7g!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"



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littlecope

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#1 posted 1445 days ago

Nice Job, Scott… They’ll be the envy of the School!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Jack_T

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#2 posted 1445 days ago

Your daughter must be very proud of what her Daddy made for her. The taxes do look very nice.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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#3 posted 1445 days ago

Thanks for looking guys.
One of my kids said “how many kids have a pencil box made by their dad”
I can’t remember which child, have to hug them both.

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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