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This is a bandsaw box I made from eastern cedar that I dragged home from my daughter’s yard in Virginia. It has a contrasting poplar drawer front. The inside of the drawers are flocked.
-- Cathy, Illinois
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#1 posted 12-12-2009 05:50 PM
this is a beautiful band saw box
I like that it is a uniform shape (as opposed to unusual shape that some boxes are)
and the contrasting draw fronts work well especially with the light edge wood in the cedar
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#2 posted 12-12-2009 06:03 PM
Cathy, this is a gorgeous box. You chose a nice wood combination as well. Cedar is a pretty enough wood in its own right but combining it with poplar gives the box a nice contrast.
What kind of finish did you put on the box?
And, by all means, don’t be shy about showcasing your projects. Pictures of the inside would be nice to see as well.
And, again, welcome to LJs. I am looking forward to seeing more projects like this.
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#3 posted 12-12-2009 06:03 PM
Wow,A natural heirloom is born.Great job cathy. Stay warm, I’m up here in Libertyville.
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#4 posted 12-12-2009 06:25 PM
Stunning! You did a awesome job. Looks great.
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#5 posted 12-12-2009 06:27 PM
Great box I really like this one it has simplicity and clean lines
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#6 posted 12-12-2009 06:36 PM
A very very nice bandsaw box. One of the nicer ones I’ve seen in fact.My only constructive critique (and I hope you take it as positively as I intend it) would be to have the entry points for the drawer cut outs made horizontally, i.e. with the grain, instead of cross grain, to make them less visible. You could even glue them shut then to make them invisible.
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#7 posted 12-12-2009 06:40 PM
That is a beautiful band saw box, love the colors!!!!
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#8 posted 12-12-2009 06:44 PM
Thanks for all the comments. That’s a good point about the cut outs. I was trying to avoid having them come from the side. I’ve thought about gluing them shut too as it would close the gap a bit more in the drawer openings. Something to try in the future. I appreciate any suggestions.
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#9 posted 12-12-2009 07:09 PM
Beautiful box. Really has some presence. Great wood, cool shape and design.
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#10 posted 12-12-2009 08:10 PM
Very very beautiful bansawn box.
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#11 posted 12-12-2009 08:31 PM
Love the look, nice job!
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#12 posted 12-12-2009 10:50 PM
Beautiful box Cathy. Great color. BZ
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#13 posted 12-12-2009 11:17 PM
beautiful colour combination very “peaceful” design and final product.
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#14 posted 12-13-2009 01:53 AM
I like the design of this bandsaw box. Well done keep up the good work.
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#15 posted 12-13-2009 02:07 AM
Very classy I like the design! You know I think the deisgn would look great as night stands, for that matter a whole bedroom set , it would have a warm contemporary look.
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