|Project by Heath||posted 04-07-2010 09:28 PM||2078 views||1 time favorited||5 comments|
I just got my Shopsmith Mark 5 with a bandsaw running and this simple little bandsaw box was the first project I made with the bandsaw. It was a rush job just to get some experience under my belt with the bandsaw as I haven’t touched one since high school shop class 20 years ago. It was done within an hour start to finish. So there are some imperfections and I didn’t sand it down as far as I should have. And I kept it very simple – no tray or drawers or anything.
The wood is red aromatic cedar. I used some natural Watco Danish Oil leftover from a previous project. When that had mostly dried I put on a coat of Johnson’s Paste Wax. The third picture shows the remaining block of wood with no finish applied.
Although rushed and flawed, this was a very fun little project. The bandsaw is so much fun and I can’t wait to make more of these things.
-- "I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it." - Pablo Picasso