Wedding Gift Bandsaw Box

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Project by CreekWoodworker posted 1434 days ago 2531 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box is made of walnut, maple, and cherry with purpleheart drawer pull and finished with pure tung oil. The drawer interior is finished with blue flock. I used a pattern from Lois Ventura “Sculpted Bandsaw Boxes.” I completed this box in June as a wedding gift for my new daughter-in-law so had to wait until after the wedding to post the pictures.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#1 posted 1434 days ago

That’s a beauty !

-- Having fun...Eric

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#2 posted 1434 days ago

That is a really outstanding creation!

-- Rowdy in Kechi, Kansas

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#3 posted 1434 days ago

Wow! What a gift, for your daughter-in-law and the gift you have to make such a great project.
Very nice! Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#4 posted 1434 days ago

I just showed it to my wife. She said, “Wow!”

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#5 posted 1433 days ago

I concur with the above.


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#6 posted 1433 days ago

Well done, love the lamination of woods as well as the fine finish…thanks for posting BC

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#7 posted 1433 days ago

Stunning! I have got to try making a bandsawn box sometime! Did you use the ‘loose’ flocking that you spray on?

-- Dan Siggers, Alabama,

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#8 posted 1433 days ago

Dan, Yes I used “loose” flock but I wouldn’t necessary describe it as spray on. I first coat the drawer with glue the same color as the flock, and use a cardboard flock applicator. The applicator is two tubes one fits inside the other and one has a small hole in the bottom of it. It’s more like gently puffing the flock into the drawer. :-) The flock will stick to the glued area. I apply the flock pretty heavy, let it dry overnight, and then reclaim the access flock the next day. It gives a real nice even coat of flock with no seams. A helpful hint, don’t move the item after flocking until the glue is completely dry or you could knock the flock out of the glue resulting in bare spots.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#9 posted 1432 days ago

Thanks for your help Mike—you did an excellent job!

-- Dan Siggers, Alabama,

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#10 posted 742 days ago

This is one of the nicest BS boxes I’ve seen…great job ! I’m sure she loves it : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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