State of MA band saw box

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Project by Canon posted 02-03-2017 06:40 PM 490 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In my four part series of Boston cape and the islands jewelry box, this is part 2. State of MA made
From solid cherry and then walnut drawer front and maple handles

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#1 posted 02-03-2017 11:12 PM

Like the walnut drawer fronts. Looks good nice work!

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#2 posted 02-04-2017 02:38 AM

Very cool, excellent work!

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#3 posted 02-04-2017 08:40 AM

Beautiful contrasts with those three types of woods.

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#4 posted 02-04-2017 02:30 PM

Very nicely done! Went back & looked at the Cape box too… also great job.
Did you use bandsaw only, or something else for tight curves?
What’s approximate overall size.
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#5 posted 02-04-2017 03:18 PM

Great box! Of course Nebraska or Wyoming would have been easier and I’m Trying to figure out how to get an Ohio shaped one to stand upright – LOL. Thanks for posting.

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#6 posted 02-04-2017 03:27 PM

@ leafherder. Thanks all for the comments.
The size of these boxes are about 10 in long by about 7 in high. Depth about 4 in. I use a 1/8 in blade and removed the top guide bushings and put in the carter bandsaw stabilizer guide. You then open up the guide bushings under the band saw table. The blade then acts like a scroll saw. Still have to go slow but it works great. I put in a high quality blade timber wolf I believe


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