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My first bandsaw box

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Project by Rosepedal27 posted 11-20-2015 02:05 AM 1581 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first bandsaw box. I looked at a lot of Youtube videos then I used a cedar 4×4 post we had left over, drew a hap-hazzard design on it and went to work. How FUN! I found an old button out of my stash I inherited from grandma, cut a small piece of cedar, drilled out a spot for the button shank and glued the button to the cedar piece and then to the box. I just used a wood sealer on the outside to finish. It smells like a little cedar chest.





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#1 posted 11-20-2015 02:11 AM

Very nice first box! Well done! Congratulations!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 02:19 AM

That is very nice. My first band saw box was quite a bit rougher than yours.

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#3 posted 11-20-2015 02:29 AM

I like the design, reminds me of a crown! You used almost all the outer perimeter for the inner drawer surface. Love that G0555!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 11-20-2015 03:04 AM

I like the creativity of the draw handle.

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#5 posted 11-20-2015 02:09 PM

You did a nice job on this. I like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 11-20-2015 02:45 PM

Very nice. Much better design than my first attempt.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#7 posted 11-20-2015 05:19 PM

Nice work.
There is a great article on bandsaw boxes in Fine Woodworking magazine last month. Worth reading.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#8 posted 11-20-2015 07:07 PM

Nice work!

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#9 posted 11-20-2015 07:11 PM



Nice work!

- califreeman86


Practice makes perfect, only if your praticeing the right way!

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#10 posted 11-21-2015 01:27 AM

Lovely Bandsaw Box. Very functional and very appealing to the eye. I love the idea of using the Grandma Button. Some of those “Old Grandma Buttons” Are beautiful aren’t they? Great Project!!!!!!!

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#11 posted 02-21-2016 03:59 AM

Very nicely done, and a “Daily Top 3” for a first try. Excellent!!!

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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