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First Band Saw Box

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Project by Dedijerry posted 08-05-2011 02:56 AM 1848 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first band saw box “Stingray” designed by Lois Keener Ventura. Also my first time to flock, I used Suede Tex. Made from Canary-wood and Teak

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Arlin Eastman

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#1 posted 08-05-2011 03:07 AM

WOW that is just awesome work. Is there anyway I could make one like that, that is 12” deep.
Also is there any books or DVD’s I could buy to show me how?
Arlin

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Tim Kindrick

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#2 posted 08-05-2011 03:29 AM

VERY nice job!!!!!!! Welcome to LJ’s!!!! I look forward to seeing more of your work in the future!!!!

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Woodenwizard

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#3 posted 08-05-2011 04:55 AM

Nice job! I havn’t worked up the courage to try a bandsaw box. I am envious.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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hingeman

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#4 posted 08-05-2011 09:05 AM

Very nice! I’ve never done bandsawn boxes as they can look clunky. But with the right wood/figure and flowing lines they can look stunning – as with this piece!

Welcome to LJs.

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#5 posted 08-05-2011 11:42 AM

What a great looking bandsaw box! I did some flocking recently as well. I need to make one of these box’s soon.

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ChrisN

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#6 posted 08-05-2011 12:48 PM

Beautiful!!!

Thanks for sharing!!!
Chris

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shopmania

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#7 posted 08-05-2011 04:29 PM

I made one just like this for my daughter I think it is one of Lois’s best designs. The lines are really flowing and beautiful. I made mine with the same wood I think, with dark handles and blue flocking. I think the flocking really adds a nice finishing touch. You did and excellent job with this one, the sanding , finish and drawer gaps all look great! Keep up the good work!

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gurnie

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#8 posted 08-05-2011 09:24 PM

i think you did a wonderful job with the box and the flocking. I have never flocked. is it easy?

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Blakep

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#9 posted 08-05-2011 09:29 PM

Very nice job. I wish my first one turned out this well.

Miss Gurnie, Flocking is very easy. I would rather do it than use felt sheets any day. Buy the flocking from woodcraft and it has very detailed instructions on how to apply it.

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Dedijerry

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#10 posted 08-08-2011 03:16 PM

Yes the flocking was very easy just applly the paint and blow in the flocking let it dry dump out the excess.

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SawTooth1953

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#11 posted 08-15-2011 05:37 AM

Nice job! Is it a coincidence that the flocking exactly matches the color used as background in the pics? Or did you get the flock all over the place?LOL

Spence

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