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Project by Bill Akins posted 11-05-2010 12:53 AM 3581 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished my first bandsaw box. It is made from a maple log that I was going to use for a bowl blank but had a real bad spot so I made this instead. The pulls are walnut. After origonally cutting it out, I went back and modified the outer edge. I finished it with a sealer coat of thinned shellac. My wife wanted it a bit darker so I used a bit of stain. I then topped it with a hand wiped mix of satin poly and mineral spirits. After that set up I put flocking in the drawers. I have never tried flocking before but it was a simple procedure and we love the results. I have several orders for more now. A very fun project.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-05-2010 12:59 AM

Outta sight!!!!!!!! Great first bandsaw box!! I like the open end design on the drawers- much better than tryinjg to glue a saw crack together. That gives me an idea for a design !!
Thanks for sharing!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 11-05-2010 01:29 AM

What a great box Bill, I like the shape and color.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 11-05-2010 02:12 AM

Nice bandsaw box, I really like the design.

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

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#4 posted 11-05-2010 03:33 AM

Bill, I like your design, very cool. Great job.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#5 posted 11-05-2010 03:39 AM

Great Design, I Like It

Robert

-- "I gotta have more cowbell"--------Bruce Dickinson

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#6 posted 11-05-2010 11:33 AM

Great!

-- curious woodworker

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#7 posted 11-05-2010 11:56 AM

Very nice!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 11-05-2010 11:10 PM

Bill

An original design – well done!

Tony Ward

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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#9 posted 11-07-2010 01:44 AM

Bill Love those bandsaw boxes. One of these days if I can ever break away from the lathe I’m going to try these out. Well done.

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