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My First Bandsaw Box - and first Lumberjocks project!

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Project by LoJack posted 09-17-2017 04:44 AM 3919 views 6 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey Everyone – I’ve lurked here for a long time, thought I’d throw in a project of my own.

Pretty standard bandsaw box – it was my first kick at the cat and I learned a lot of what not to do the next time around.

Purple heart, maple, and black walnut. Lacquer finish.





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 09-17-2017 05:04 AM

That is really wonderful. The different woods really are eye catching!

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Rich

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#2 posted 09-17-2017 05:21 AM

Nice job. That’s one of the best bandsaw boxes I’ve seen.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#3 posted 09-17-2017 10:56 AM

Very pretty. I love the wood color contrast. Very nice job.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

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#4 posted 09-17-2017 01:16 PM

well done!

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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#5 posted 09-17-2017 02:08 PM

really great

-- Gintaras, http://www.woodatelier.com

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#6 posted 09-17-2017 02:50 PM

Really a nice one.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#7 posted 09-17-2017 03:24 PM

Outstanding for a 1st timer.

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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#8 posted 09-17-2017 04:22 PM

A great job! Even if you had made 100 this would be a great one!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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builtinbkyn

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#9 posted 09-17-2017 05:00 PM

Beautiful box. Nice finish on it too.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#10 posted 09-17-2017 05:55 PM

This is a beautiful band saw box.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#11 posted 09-17-2017 07:55 PM

Great job on this…nice combination on the wood species!

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LoJack

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#12 posted 09-17-2017 07:56 PM

Wow thanks for all the positive feedback everyone! Glad it makes the grade.

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#13 posted 09-18-2017 12:50 AM

Gorgeous. What flocking material/method did you use?

-- I'd rather be a hammer than a nail

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#14 posted 09-18-2017 01:37 AM

Really nice box. Great balance and wood selection. Welcome and thanks for sharing!

-- AJ

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#15 posted 09-18-2017 04:10 PM

Nice shape, beautiful stripes.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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