First Bandsaw box

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Project by RS Woodworks posted 11-18-2009 08:38 PM 2284 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, it seems there is very often bandsaw boxes posted on here. Some are mediocre at best, some are really amazingly good. Hopefully, mine fits somewhere in between there!
This is my first real attempt at a bandsaw box. The body is solid hard maple, and the handles are purpleheart.
This is also my first ever attempt at flocking. It’s pretty fool proof and turned out very well.
The top drawer is a single compartment, and the bottom drawer has 2.
The whole thing is about 11” long, 5” wide, and 5” tall (roughly).
The finish is just simple Danish oil.

Thanks for looking and posting your comments.


-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#1 posted 11-18-2009 08:53 PM

Very very very nice projet and good job

I like a lot

Can you explain how you do that ?

I want to do this but I don’t know the thenic

Thanks for you response

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#2 posted 11-18-2009 09:32 PM

Excellent, Boom.

I’m glad to hear the flocking was fairly easy. I’ve been wanting to try it on some of my boxes, but was afraid it would be a messy disaster.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 11-18-2009 09:37 PM

Looks good to me! Oh, and I make a point of adding anyone named “Ryan” to my buddy list… Guys named Ryan who do woodworking need to band together! Consider yourself added…

-- Ryno

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RS Woodworks

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#4 posted 11-18-2009 09:55 PM

Thanks guys,
Diggerjack, I don’t think here is the place to describe the technique used to make this box. There are plenty of books and on-line articles that will help you out with that.

Charlie, the flocking really was very easy, just follow the directions exactly and tape off anywhere you don’t want the adhesive to be.

Ryan, you bet!


-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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#5 posted 11-18-2009 10:07 PM

Nice first attempt..fine variation on a classic Lois Ventura Design,
I have made several of these and have several more on the go.. quite addictive…
Diggerjack, as to how… here is a blog I wrote a while back

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 11-18-2009 11:21 PM

beautiful first box… may there be many more to come!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#7 posted 11-19-2009 12:29 AM

Bravo next year will start to make some of those too,(kind of tired of my turn boxes,lol) very well done my friend

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#8 posted 11-19-2009 12:58 AM

Looks great! I have been thinking about trying to make one of these myself.

-- Mike - Woodworking rookie from NC

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#9 posted 11-19-2009 04:54 AM

Looks real good to me. I can only hope my first one will turn out as well, still getting used to the bandsaw for now.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#10 posted 11-19-2009 04:56 AM

Super band saw box

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 11-19-2009 05:26 AM

Looks great, My first and only attempt I burned, total failure.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#12 posted 05-20-2010 11:45 AM

First huh? Looks good to me.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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