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Valentine's Day 2016

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Project by ravensrock posted 03-05-2016 12:13 AM 549 views 5 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at a bandsaw box. I used the plan available at the “Woodworking for Mere Mortals” website. Made out of purple heart and maple and finished with 4 coats of lacquer. That purple heart is some hard stuff to sand. Broke 2 bandsaw blades cutting this out. The first was probably on me…trying to use a 1/2” blade to make too tight a turn. The other I think was a bad weld. It snapped while I was doing some sanding and not even using the bandsaw. Maybe I had the tension too high but I don’t think so. Anyway…it was a gift for the wife…a little late but she liked it. Thanks for looking!

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 03-05-2016 12:56 AM

This is a really nice looking bandsaw box! Seems like it’s a perfect Saint Valentine’s Day gift—and lasts much longer than chocolates!

-- Dean

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#2 posted 03-05-2016 07:45 PM

There can’t be more beuatiful gift for Valentine’s than hand made gifts like this box. Those two wood combinations are awesome.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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