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Project by Jim Finn posted 04-24-2016 12:26 AM 1208 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently started making band saw boxes. I made about a dozen of them. Made of eastern red cedar, most are nine inches long and five inches tall and four inches front to back. The Texas Tech double “T” is fourteen inches tall.
all the boxes and drawers are flock lined.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"





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johnhutchinson

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#1 posted 04-24-2016 01:31 AM

BRAVO !!!
I love it when someone starts with reproductions of classic designs and then goes in their own direction.
Lois Keener Ventura must be smiling. :-)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#2 posted 04-24-2016 03:47 AM

Unique and beautiful bodes!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 04-24-2016 04:51 AM

Great work Jim.

-- Bob

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#4 posted 04-24-2016 08:23 AM

Wow! This one is realy unique. I like ’’Captain America’’ box also.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 04-24-2016 09:13 AM

Having fun with them aren’t you Jim. I’m the same way…have built well over 100 of them. All very nice of course

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#6 posted 04-24-2016 08:56 PM

I thought you may have a key box, Looked like a key, not aquainted with the Texas Teck double tee

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Jim Finn

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#7 posted 04-24-2016 09:03 PM

This is their logo. Texas Tech. I have made this as a gift for a friend.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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poospleasures

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#8 posted 04-24-2016 10:05 PM

All very nice boxes. Really like the flowing lines. Some day hope to make ones similar. Thanks for showing.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#9 posted 04-26-2016 10:07 PM

Nice boxes, I like the TT, If I may make a small comment. When cutting into the box try to cut with the gain. It is easier to concel the cut when glued back together. The line in the top drawer is hidden. I do not mean any disrespect on your design I really like it.

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Jim Finn

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#10 posted 04-26-2016 10:39 PM

Woodbutcher7 :

I have tried doing what you suggest, in the pas,t but when I glued the cut closed the box drawers either did not fit at all or had an uneven reveal around them.
Thanks for the observation. I am just starting out making band saw boxes so I have a bit to still learn.

I did not close this gap at all. I just filled it in.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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#11 posted 05-04-2016 12:16 AM

I saw that double T and knew that ole boy must be from Lubbock. Lived there quite a few years. Retired from the Fire Dept.

How did you clean the sand out of your eyes long enough to saw up that wood??

Bandsaw box looks good. I am in to a slightly different style.

-- halfacre, Breckenridge, Tx

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Jim Finn

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#12 posted 05-04-2016 01:27 AM

halfacre: Nice boxes! WOW!

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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