Leci n'est pas une bandsaw

Editor's Choice - Nov 21, 2017

Some may consider this to be a bit ‘tongue in cheek’ , as well they should , I’m no stranger
to that sort of thing ; ) . It may be the result of boredom or not wanting to throw
those cutoffs in the waste bin . I was working on a large cabinet when WWW had its box
contest, so that gave me a reason to take a needed break . I decided to make the worst
designed box ( appearance only, still quite functional ) I could muster . I had a very wordy
and lengthy presentation about the Chinese inventing brass , Babylonian Plywood and
Jewelry , how oil presses became steel screws , etc. I accidentally deleted the whole
thing …..pictures and all …….so I opted for a shorter presentation . The funny thing
is that , try as I might, my box did not finish in last place !!
Notice the classic patina on the coffee can hinges .
They need to be strong to support the barn wood top ( which weighs about as much as a feather)

The brass hanger used a handle , was a well thought out choice . It’s a little question mark
beckoning one to look inside .

Screws cost money , ( this box is costless , not priceless ) so I had to make do .
When was the last time you saw an electricians screw in a fine art box ? Well you still haven’t .
Notice the fine weathering of the top . You can see ripples ; like waves breaking against a shoreline.


Have a great holiday week everyone !

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11 Comments

MsDebbieP ...

ha. this is great

and you couldn’t “win”? hahah

a1jim ...

Oh come on you could do worse than that if you really tried. Maybe next time you can be last place, you just have to lower your expectations. LOL
You have a great Thanksgiving too.

Moment ...

LOL , you both crack me up ! Thanks for commenting , and I mean
that sincerely .

Madts ...

Marvelous work. That box came together lickity split. Cheese saw is just plain nuts.
I have to have one.

==Madts.

Moment ...

I’ll send you my plans ,hahaa ! Thanks Madts . : )

Brian ...

I like it! Put a motor in the cheese saw. :-)

Moment ...

Thanks Brian ! You build the motor and I’ll install
it . : )

Reg ...

Enjoyed the hommage to Magritte!

Moment ...

Thanks Reg !

Moment ...

Thank you Wheaties !

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