"Fern" Bandsaw Box

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Project by Dreggy posted 06-29-2015 03:57 PM 1632 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to take a break from turning and try something new. I ordered the book “Sculpted Band Saw Boxes: Design, Inspiration & Construction” and used a couple plans out of it. I built 2 of the “Stingray” boxes for starters, then built a “Fern” box. I saw a demo on making leaves and also decided to add a few to the Fern box for a little extra decoration. The woods on the fern box are Maple & Alder. I used Canarywood, Alder and Maple on the Stingray box. I flocked all the drawers.

The leaves were made out of Ironwood & Walnut.

-- No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.

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#1 posted 06-29-2015 04:52 PM

That is nothing short of amazing.

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#2 posted 06-29-2015 06:12 PM

That is just beautiful. Sometime I will have to get some books and DVDs on how to make them.

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#3 posted 06-29-2015 08:44 PM

Really nice fern box, love the design and the color!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#4 posted 06-30-2015 05:47 AM

That looks great!

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#5 posted 06-30-2015 09:52 AM

nice looking box..well done!!

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#6 posted 06-30-2015 04:17 PM

Very nice! Love the way the grain flows on the Stingray box also!

-- Bob, N Texas

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#7 posted 07-01-2015 11:26 AM

Beautiful design. I like this green colour.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 11-12-2015 11:34 AM

I like this design. I made one very similar to this. BS boxes are fun to make

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#9 posted 11-12-2015 10:07 PM

This is a real beauty and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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