Small bank for my son

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Project by Mikesawdust posted 04-22-2011 05:41 PM 1440 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I used bloodwood for the first time. I had an old postal box cover waiting for a project and a bunch of bloodwood thins. The base construction was plywood and the thins were sized and glued over. The manager of the woodshop I used was not too impressed by the smell of cutting bloodwood, it realy does stink when the blade burns it a little.

-- You never cut a piece to short, you are just prepping that piece for a future project

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#1 posted 04-22-2011 09:34 PM

Looks really nice. I don’y understand why anyone would dislike the smell of cutting bloodwood. I use it all the time and I thing it smells great when it is first cut. The smell doesn’t last however. I thing zebrawood smells worse when it is cut. I think the absolute worst smell however is when I cut the cheese.

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#2 posted 04-22-2011 09:53 PM

My parents recently gave me an entire bank of postal boxes just like that… probably 30 little ones and 6 medium sized, and 3 large sized.

I was thinking about building a box around the whole thing much like you did with just the single one.

Looks good, I bet your son loves it!

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#3 posted 04-23-2011 01:07 AM

I was doing a lot of mitter cuts on the edges of each peice and the blade was dull, The smoke in the shop was not smelling good and it looked like a slaughter house. The shop manager was a little upset but got over it.
My son does really like it, thanks

-- You never cut a piece to short, you are just prepping that piece for a future project

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