Rectangular Bandsaw Boxes

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Project by FloridaArt posted 08-10-2009 12:57 PM 5702 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

June, 2009—Band saw boxes don’t have to be free form. I enjoyed making these boxes out of various wood scraps. The sizes of the boxes were simply dependent on the size of the wood I had on hand. These would make nice gift boxes for pens, or small and expensive tools. I made one that had a slide-off lid, but I think the boxes with the pull off lids look nicer.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 08-10-2009 01:34 PM

Nice looking boxes. Great way to use scraps.

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#2 posted 08-10-2009 02:41 PM

Looks great. I was thinking about making a square box with a hinged lid. Maybe now that project will get put on the back burner until I have enough hardwood scraps. =)

-- James -

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#3 posted 08-10-2009 03:04 PM

I likeum. I am also gonna try one with home make wooden hinges. I got more scraps than energy. LOL

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#4 posted 08-10-2009 04:41 PM

I like

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#5 posted 08-10-2009 11:40 PM

Great Job

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#6 posted 08-11-2009 12:06 AM

Great body of work

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

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#7 posted 08-11-2009 04:37 AM

Great group of boxes. Love the wood choices. Lots of scrap got used here. Also like the slanted handles. More style then normal rectangles or knobs.

Great designs and great builds.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#8 posted 08-11-2009 05:36 AM

Very cool work, neighbor. I save every interesting looking scrap I run across hoping that I’ll get some shop time to myself one day soon.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#9 posted 08-11-2009 05:48 AM

i like these!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 08-12-2009 02:50 AM

What is the red wood in the first few pictures?
Nice stuff.

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#11 posted 08-12-2009 03:43 AM

The reddish wood in the first two boxes is unknown. It was from the scrap pile at my local hardwood lumber yard. (He sells scraps for $2 per pound.) It is sandwiched in between wood from an old kitchen cutting board. The third box is sapeli, with an aspen lid. The fourth box is sapeli with a pine lid. The last two are poplar sides, with pressure-treated pine centers (!!). Obviously pressure treated lumber is not good, but I was in a box-making mood and some scraps were handy. :-)

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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