LumberJocks

Pine Band Saw Box

  • Advertise with us
Project by FloridaArt posted 04-04-2017 01:17 AM 843 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

April, 2017—Glued up scraps of wood create “blanks” that are almost always fun to work with. First, cutting out the project always reveals some interesting grains, patterns and contrasts. Second, it is satisfying to create something of beauty out of stuff that could just as easily been sent to the landfill. The last photo shows the glue-up I started with, before any cuts were made. As you can see, it’s a glue-up of glue-ups.

Nothing unusual in the construction. The overall shape is free-form, only based on what I thought might look good. I’m please with the results. I used a medium stain for added color, followed by water-base satin poly.

While most of the wood in this project is pine, I believe a board or two of poplar snuck in. Thanks for looking.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





5 comments so far

View Woodwrecker's profile

Woodwrecker

4184 posts in 3692 days


#1 posted 04-04-2017 02:20 AM

I think you really like to make band saw boxes Art!
And, you are awful good at it too!
This one is another example of how nice you make them.
I used a lot of re-purposed wood making stuff and I love to see other guys doing it too.
“Waste not, want not”...right?
Nice job.

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

3237 posts in 3303 days


#2 posted 04-04-2017 10:13 AM

Pretty good looking SCRAP Art.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32061 posts in 2983 days


#3 posted 04-04-2017 08:09 PM

I love this band saw box. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View Roger's profile

Roger

20938 posts in 2921 days


#4 posted 04-05-2017 01:22 PM

Grr8 use of would have been firewood scraps. I like the legs you incorporated in the box. Way cool Art.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

View 49er's profile

49er

171 posts in 1721 days


#5 posted 04-05-2017 02:01 PM

Cool project. I would like to see how you got it to final shape.

-- Correlation is not causation but I did loose my Doctor !!!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com