Marblewood and Poplar Bandsaw Box

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Project by FloridaArt posted 09-14-2011 03:11 AM 3739 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

September, 2011—I glued up this blank almost 2-years ago. I cut the blank of marblewood on an angle and inserted a slab of poplar. Just something a little different. This box has one drawer. Nothing special at all in construction technique. Just a typical band saw box. Soda can in the last photo for scale.

This is sanded to 220 and given a heavy coat of oil. The drawer on this box is a little on the large side in my opinion. It could have been a two drawer box I suppose. I’m sure someone has something that will fit just perfectly.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 09-14-2011 06:23 AM

Great lines

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 09-14-2011 12:04 PM

Nice band-saw box.

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

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#3 posted 09-14-2011 01:43 PM

I think it looks great!!

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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#4 posted 09-14-2011 02:26 PM

really nice combo of wood Art. that Tiger wood really has some nice grain. what did you use as a finish? thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 09-14-2011 02:43 PM

Nice blend of timbers and good work, big drawer for big things

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#6 posted 11-08-2011 04:52 AM

I’m the proud owner of this wonderful box and I do have something special that fits perfectly inside it. Thank you, Art, for making it! It is a nice show piece in my living room!

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