Bandsaw Box

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Project by danigroff posted 11-06-2015 08:11 PM 1579 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1. Started with 4 3/4” pieces of alder glued together
2. I drew the outline of my box onto the block of wood
3. I cut 1/4” off the back of the block and set it aside.
4. I drew the shape of the drawer onto the box and cut it out.
5. Once the drawer was out, I glued the back onto the body and clamped it. Sanded prior to glueing.
7. Drawer- cut 1/4” off the back and front and labeled. Then i cut out the inside, leaving 1/4” walls
8. I glued the drawer back together and kept the inside to make a handle.
9. I made the inside of the drawer into a handle.
10. I sanded the body of the drawer.
11. I applied antique cherry stain to my box.
12. I applied 3 coats of gloss poly acrylic.

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#1 posted 11-06-2015 10:30 PM

Very nice clean shape. I like this brown colour.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 11-07-2015 05:20 AM

Well done, looks wonderful, color is very even

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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