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Project by Dudley posted 1857 days ago 1749 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1857 days ago

another cool project well done

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#2 posted 1857 days ago

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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cwdance1

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#3 posted 1857 days ago

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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Jeff Dubofsky

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#4 posted 1857 days ago

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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woodworm

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#5 posted 1857 days ago

Creative use of Band Saw.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dudley

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#6 posted 1857 days ago

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.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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lowbike1

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#7 posted 1857 days ago

cool box

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Jeff

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#8 posted 1857 days ago

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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bamasawduster

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#9 posted 1857 days ago

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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lighthearted

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#10 posted 1854 days ago

Cool Box. My son would love a similar secret sliding box!

-- Chris http://thelightheartedwoodworker.com/

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 1610 days ago

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 1253 days ago

Dudley,

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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