Bandsaw Box Pattern

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Blog entry by JustAGirl posted 07-22-2011 05:47 PM 9169 reads 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the pattern for a box that is currently in my projects. It has a slide top lid. Just make sure you cut the back off BEFORE you cut the lid out. That way the lid has a stop. I know this from my own mistake.

-- Just A Girl

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#1 posted 07-22-2011 10:56 PM

Interesting way to “hide” a top compartment. I like it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 07-22-2011 11:26 PM

A very nice looking bandsaw box. I’ve just made one and it was way small and I used a dull blade and got a lot of burning in the burl wood. So i had lots of sanding.

So I can appreciate some of your design work.

What’s the wood you plan to use?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 07-23-2011 01:43 AM

Nice pattern…thanks for the tip….........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 07-23-2011 04:15 PM

I like this pattern too. Will you give me the overall dimensions and type of wood you are using? I look forward to seeing the finished project!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#5 posted 07-23-2011 04:53 PM

Moonls, there is one in my projects that I made out of Walnut. It is 6 1/2w x 5h. You can enlarge the pattern to any size you wish.

-- Just A Girl

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#6 posted 08-16-2011 11:21 PM

Hi Just A Girl:

I actually tapped into your artwork through comments made my Terrilynne over my Sealover’s Wine Box. Having viewed her lovely artistic pieces and reading the many comments made … I found you.

While setting myself up in Lumberjocks (just the other day) the nickname ‘Justagirl’ was already taken. I had to come up with another nickname!

Curiosity got the best of me … and I’m glad it did. Beautiful! Beautiful work! You go girl!!

Cheers … Elaine from Duncan

-- Elaine in Duncan

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Martin Farley

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#7 posted 05-11-2013 05:13 PM

Here is a band saw box that I finally finished yesterday and now I’m figuring out where to put it. Took me about 3 weeks total time to get it finished up the way I wanted it to.

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