My first bandsaw box, finished

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My first bandsaw box, finished
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Thank you L J, you gave me the vision (how to video) the knowledge (.pdf) and the desire to do so.


-- GaryW, Edgefield SC, Too old to start over, can't remember why...

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Arlin Eastman

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#1 posted 1089 days ago

For your first one it looks awesome. I have not started yet but hope to make some soon. Any suggestions on books or DVD that might help?

-- It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#2 posted 1089 days ago

you “Did yourself Proud”....real nice

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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#3 posted 1089 days ago

Very nice grain and color, good work.

-- Tom D

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#4 posted 1089 days ago

Very nice. Currently refurbishing an old BS (my first BS ever) and looking forward to trying my hand at BS boxes.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#5 posted 1089 days ago

Very well done!!

Thanks for sharing!!


-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#6 posted 1088 days ago

Thats a nice one! I really like the shape and the way the green flocking wraps the top edge.

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#7 posted 1088 days ago

It’s awesome.

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#8 posted 1088 days ago

It’s beautiful…!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#9 posted 1088 days ago

Very nice Gary. Great first box!

Arlin, Look for two books by Lois Keener Ventura. The first is Making Beautiful Boxes with your Bandsaw and the second is Sculpted Boxes with your Bandsaw. They are both great resources and provide you with tons of information on how to do bandsaw boxes.

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#10 posted 1088 days ago

Thank you all for your comments.
The green felt was some I had laying around, the glue was all messed and rolled into globs. I had trouble with getting a neat edge, I findly put a steel edge on it and cut with a razor blade, then rolled the glue off and it finished with a nice edge. I watched the video about making BS boxes off LumberJocks, had to watch it 5 or 6 times, each time I noticed another detail. The curves are set to the radis of my belt sander for ease of sanding.
again thank you for the kind words.

-- GaryW, Edgefield SC, Too old to start over, can't remember why...

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#11 posted 1085 days ago

Nice box, sharp design and nice execution, a keeper, thanks for sharing

ps. Welcome to lj

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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