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Project by Reddial posted 09-30-2014 10:10 PM 1958 views 6 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know these are not high tec woodworking projects. But I’ve done a lot of furniture and had never gotten around to trying some basic band saw boxes. Found out they are very relaxing projects and people seem to love them.

There are two made of walnut. One is maple, purple heart, walnut, and birch. And one beech wood.

-- Darrel..."The biggest threat to 'good' is 'better'.





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 10-01-2014 02:12 AM

Very nice looking BS boxes and nice designs. I really enjoy making them as well. Thanks for sharing

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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InsideTheBox

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#2 posted 10-01-2014 02:48 AM

I have a “thing” for walnut these days. They are beautiful. What did you use for the finish?

-- There's no such thing as a mistake; only a quick change of plans.

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#3 posted 10-01-2014 04:10 AM

beautiful boxes

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#4 posted 10-01-2014 09:04 AM

Great “first” boxes. You did a beautiful job on them.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#5 posted 10-01-2014 09:05 AM

Well done! I’ve always wanted to make these but havent done it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 10-01-2014 01:00 PM

Nicely designed, shaped, & finished… personally I like the wood pulls the best.
Well done.

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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#7 posted 10-01-2014 02:17 PM

Really nice work. Beautiful woods and great finishes.
I second wncguy’s wood pulls comment.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 10-01-2014 02:36 PM

These all look very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 10-01-2014 08:06 PM

great looking boxes. how big are the knobs and where did you find them?

-- Joe, Ga

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Reddial

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#10 posted 10-01-2014 08:31 PM

Thanks for the comments.

I admit that I had to be talked into the crystal pull, but found that the ladies went nuts over them…guys not so much.

I can’t take credit for the shapes. I got them from a great BS Box book, ‘Sculpted Band Saw Boxes’ by Lois Keener Ventura. Fantastic book for design, inspiration and construction of BS boxes. Especially recommend for anyone thinking about getting started in BS boxes.

-- Darrel..."The biggest threat to 'good' is 'better'.

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Hawaiilad

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#11 posted 10-01-2014 08:40 PM

I do agree the books but Lois Ventura are very helpful and has great patterns that I have used or tweaked.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#12 posted 10-02-2014 03:59 AM

Nice shapes and awsome colours, especialy the one with purple heart.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 10-02-2014 12:39 PM

Can’t argue with that. Mars and Venus, I guess.


Thanks for the comments.

I admit that I had to be talked into the crystal pull, but found that the ladies went nuts over them…guys not so much.

I can t take credit for the shapes. I got them from a great BS Box book, Sculpted Band Saw Boxes by Lois Keener Ventura. Fantastic book for design, inspiration and construction of BS boxes. Especially recommend for anyone thinking about getting started in BS boxes.

- Reddial


-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#14 posted 10-02-2014 08:53 PM

Very well crafted, fine workmanship.

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#15 posted 10-02-2014 09:31 PM

Amazing band saw box!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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