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Project by Kate posted 1877 days ago 4213 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box after reading Lois Ventura’s book on bandsaw boxes. I wanted to make something that looked appealing – made people want to “pet” it. I also wanted to add a bit of humor.

Fun to make. I ended up making a series of boxes that I think of as my “critter” series. I’ll post others later.
Thanks for looking.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com





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flcopper169

179 posts in 1923 days


#1 posted 1877 days ago

Nice project…. Great job and design…..I want to pet it….LOL…I’ve got to make one of these things…. This certainly helps my motivation…..

Thanks for posting…

Rob

-- Happy and safe woodworking, Flcopper169@aol.com

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1877 days ago

Well done, Kate!

I see these and it reminds me that I really want a full-sized bandsaw.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Craig55

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#3 posted 1877 days ago

Well done! Very creative design, I like the contrast in colors and the shape of the box.

Craig

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rosewood

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#4 posted 1877 days ago

Its lovely design Kate,
i never made such box,

Rosewood,

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bamasawduster

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#5 posted 1877 days ago

Nice colors, cool design and very well made. Hope you don’t mind, I added you to my buddy list. Us bandsaw boxers gotta band together.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1877 days ago

Hey Kate
This is a really nice box , a unique design and great wood.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Maxx

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#7 posted 1877 days ago

Kate – very nice – I like the design. What wood did you use? And how big is this box?

-- Where did all this sawdust come from?

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Kate

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#8 posted 1877 days ago

Thanks for the comments, everyone.

The box is cherry and walnut. It’s around 11” high.

I have directions for how to make a simplified version on my website if anyone is interested. http://www.wooden-box-maker.com/making-bandsaw-boxes.html

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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lew

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#9 posted 1877 days ago

Great Design!!

I really like the “Eye” top handle!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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degoose

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#10 posted 1877 days ago

Cute. It could be called “I’m looking at you” i

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Sawtooth

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#11 posted 1877 days ago

Very nice, I like the contrasting woods.

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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TonyWard

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#12 posted 1877 days ago

Well done Kate. I agree, making bandsawn boxes is alot of fun. Keep up the good work!

Tony Ward

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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ellen35

2556 posts in 2016 days


#13 posted 1877 days ago

Kate,
Beautiful box! The colors of the wood add a rich texture to the box.
I can see the whimsy in it too!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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savannah505

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#14 posted 1876 days ago

Very nice looking box Kate, love that different look.

-- Dan Wiggins

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mcoyfrog

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#15 posted 1875 days ago

Great job, i really want to try one of these but my bandsaw isn’t what it should be LOL.

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

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