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Project by mikewalt posted 10-03-2018 03:11 PM 1062 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was made from a tree that fell outside my house. Chainsawed the boards 2 years ago and let air dry inside. Pretty simple, but wanted to give the little bandsaw a whirl that I picked up the other day.

-- Mike , Myrtle Beach SC





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 10-03-2018 04:28 PM

GORGEOUS!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 10-03-2018 07:21 PM

Sweet

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#3 posted 10-04-2018 10:40 AM

Bandsaw boxes are so much fun and I like the design of this one! Also like how you divided the drawer. Very nice work, what kind of tree was it that fell?

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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mikewalt

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#4 posted 10-04-2018 10:52 AM

Thanks all,

IT was an oak of some sort. Have a lot of wetlands here,and this tree is everywhere,very hard, and very difficult to cut. Had a time trying to mill it. I added a picture of the down tree as I was getting ready to make my first cut. Around here everyone calls it a swamp oak, and I didn’t have any luck with leaf identification. I believe Florence knocked a few more down back in the swamp, so as soon as the water goes down and the snakes go to sleep Ill be looking again.

-- Mike , Myrtle Beach SC

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#5 posted 10-05-2018 12:34 AM

Very Nice Project & Well Done Mike!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#6 posted 10-08-2018 02:34 AM

Good looking design. Great job !!!!

-- MEL, Kansas

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