Quick bandsaw box

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Project by mumu posted 12-28-2015 10:08 AM 1697 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by a recent FW article I made this simple box. The sketch show the order of the bandsaw cut, glued with instant glue. Once all parts are assembled I worked the external shape, planed and sanded.

Ciao, Leo.

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#1 posted 12-28-2015 08:58 PM

I’ve never seen a box like that. I like it. A lot. I believe I will try that. Great job, thanks for sharing.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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#2 posted 12-28-2015 10:02 PM

Great job. I like the live edge and all boxes. Thanks also for the diagram. This will help me try one. I’m thinking your design might accommodate Soss hinges, which I have in stock.

-- MrLaughingbrook

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#3 posted 12-28-2015 10:07 PM

Nice looking box. Over the long term is there anything you have to do to preserve the bark?

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

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#4 posted 12-29-2015 07:08 AM

Thanks for your comments.

Hinges are a good idea, I didn’t think; you have to make little adjustment in cover’s tenon. I consider some magnets but the joint is tight enough.

Fortune preserve the bark, but if falls I’ll have however a natural edge.

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#5 posted 12-30-2015 02:19 PM

Never built a bandsaw box but now I want to try one! I have some great pieces of walnut that would work great for something like this! Thanks for the great idea and the layout drawing!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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