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Purple Heart Bandsaw box

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Project by Randy M. posted 07-17-2017 12:36 AM 364 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Similar to Chicago bandsaw box design and wanted to use Purple Heart that I had with a maple piece for separation. I had forgotten how much sanding is involved with these !! Anyway pretty pleased next time will standout the drawer area more for placement of some felt so drawer will slide smoother.

-- Do it with your heart in it.........





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JohnMcClure

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#1 posted 07-17-2017 06:04 PM

Looks great. What finish is that?

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#2 posted 07-17-2017 09:31 PM

This is a beautiful box and you’ve done a fine job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 07-17-2017 11:37 PM



Looks great. What finish is that?

I was going to use lacquer but believe it or not it is Zinsser Shellac , about 3 coats fine sanded. I have only used on one other box – being dark wood already I wasn’t afraid of the color impact although it did darken the maple a little.

- JohnMcClure


-- Do it with your heart in it.........

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#4 posted 07-18-2017 01:38 AM

Exquisite work.

-- Dale

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