Scroll Saw Ribbon Box

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Project by RetiredCoastie posted 04-01-2012 03:41 AM 17934 views 37 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project is from a book I bought a few months ago The Best of Scroll Saw Magazine Creating Wooden Boxes Published by Fox Chapel Publishing.
The body is cut from a solid block of Walnut, the bottom & lid is Maple. The flat & wavy ribbons are laminated from Purple heart & Cherry then cut out on the scroll saw. The ribbon bows are laminated Cherry, Purple heart & maple then cut on the scroll saw. Finished with Danish Oil.
Thanks for viewing.

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Grant Libramento

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#1 posted 04-01-2012 03:55 AM

That’s a beautiful box. Thanks for sharing the project source.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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#2 posted 04-01-2012 04:00 AM

Nicely Done! I really like the wood combination and the scrolling is great. From one scroller to another thanks for sharing.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#3 posted 04-01-2012 04:13 AM

Wow! That’s amazing….. skillage!

Fav for sure!



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Dale J Struhar Sr

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#4 posted 04-01-2012 04:29 AM

Very cool.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#5 posted 04-01-2012 04:51 AM

Very pretty. Obviously you know how a scroll saw works.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#6 posted 04-01-2012 04:58 AM

Beautiful box, well done!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 04-01-2012 05:19 AM

That’s a really nice box, I need to try my hand on one of these…..eventually

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#8 posted 04-01-2012 05:22 AM

Excellent box. I imagine sanding those delicate curved ribbons is difficult. I have a hard time getting my scroll saw to cut in a straight line even in thin material, so good job.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#9 posted 04-01-2012 11:40 AM

That is really beautiful!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 04-01-2012 12:27 PM

wow and WOW!

-- Nancy

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#11 posted 04-01-2012 01:05 PM

Man, that is waaay up there in the cool category Mike !

I scroll saw, but you are in another universe compared to me!

Thanks for sharing.

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#12 posted 04-01-2012 02:30 PM

S-W-E-E-T !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#13 posted 04-01-2012 02:40 PM

My, that really has a Wow effect.
And a very good job doing it.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#14 posted 04-01-2012 03:30 PM

That looks really nice!!! You did an excellent job!!


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#15 posted 04-01-2012 04:22 PM

Wow that is impressive

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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