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My first attempt at a bandsaw box. Question: This is made with bass wood. What should I finish it with? Also what glue is the best for this type of project? TKS
-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.
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#1 posted 06-30-2009 11:56 PM
another cool project well done
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#2 posted 07-01-2009 12:05 AM
really well designed aND MADE i THINK THIS IS NEATLY AND TIGHTLY DONE BEST IN WEEKS.A LISTAIR sorry
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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#3 posted 07-01-2009 12:28 AM
I love these boxes, can’t wait to get a bandsaw so I can try to make one.You have done a great job with yours.
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#4 posted 07-01-2009 02:41 AM
I like it….but I’m embarrased to ask…..what’s a bandsaw box? And is it simply something cool to look at at, or does it have a specific purpose?
-- jdubo, Hartland Wisconsin..."If you see a flaw in my work take a (big) step back!"
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#5 posted 07-01-2009 03:03 AM
Creative use of Band Saw.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
#6 posted 07-01-2009 03:03 AM
Well Jeff some of them with drawers are useful. The one I made is just a conversation peace. In other words it’s useless as boobs on a boar.
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#8 posted 07-01-2009 06:33 AM
I’ve done a lot of carving using basswood. Basswood takes color well, but I would stay away from stain. A lot of carvers use Deft finish.
-- - In the end, everything will be okay. If it isn't okay, it isn't the end yet.
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#9 posted 07-01-2009 06:41 AM
Nice boobs, I mean box, there Dudley. I use Titebond III on my boxes. For finish, I use the Beall system. It is a very convenient setup. Here’s a URL for reference: http://www.woodcraft.com/product.aspx?ProductID=824167&FamilyID=5184
-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.
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#10 posted 07-03-2009 05:40 PM
Cool Box. My son would love a similar secret sliding box!
-- Chris http://thelightheartedwoodworker.com/
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#11 posted 03-05-2010 07:47 AM
great looking box.. like the sliding top feature…
-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)
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#12 posted 02-24-2011 07:35 PM
VERY cool. I’ve made a couple of these, and they are a fun project. Yours is the first one I’ve seen to make use of a sliding lock top. Gotta love it. Nice job.
I’ve finished both of mine with spray lacquer, FWIW. Never used basswood, but I imagine lacquer would work fine.
-- -- Don from PA
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