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A bandsawn box, of six drawers. One of the drawers has a hidden compartment.

The timber is Australian Red Cedar and yes Ellen it is finished with Tung Oil.

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~

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#1 posted 09-23-2006 05:54 AM

That is so funny! Look at that sheen. Very nice shape and I love that finish. I would like to see how it sits or if it sits on a stand.

Great job.

-- Ellen --

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#2 posted 09-23-2006 05:00 PM

Very nice, & a great finish. Australia must have a lot of beautiful wood.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 09-24-2006 07:21 PM

So tell me one more time how do you open the bandsaw blade to get it to fit in the holes?

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#4 posted 09-24-2006 10:30 PM


The making of a bandsaw box is explained at my website, and there are free plans and a Pocket Guide there for your use.

Very briefly a section is bandsawn from the block which becomes the back of the box, then the block is lain on it’s back and the drawer blocks are then bandsawn.

So it is a process of bandsawing and gluing.

Please do not hesitate to use the How To detail on my site,

Tony Ward

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~

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#5 posted 04-15-2007 01:47 AM

What a wonderful box. Thanks for posting it.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#6 posted 07-11-2007 11:33 PM

This one came up again, Tony. Lovely sensuous work.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#7 posted 08-25-2008 06:30 PM

Great box, i’ve seen your web site before also, nice site Dug

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#8 posted 02-06-2009 02:42 AM

Fantastic box… I really like the design

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#9 posted 02-06-2009 03:39 AM

Thank you Steve, great fun to make.

Tony Ward

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~

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#10 posted 03-10-2010 03:37 AM

love the design on this…. looked like you used a great deal of artistic talent and steered clear of the normal squareness of a regular box..
well done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#11 posted 11-06-2011 08:51 PM

good job!

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#12 posted 05-16-2012 06:06 PM

Not easy.

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