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Solid Oak "Cracked" Bandsaw Box

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Project by KylesWoodworking posted 837 days ago 2996 views 12 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this box as a Christmas present for my grandma. I use one solid chunk of red oak to make it so I didn’t have to laminate pieces together. The knobs are made of cherry.

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking





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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 837 days ago

Nice job Kyle.

I bet your grandmother loved it.

Lee

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KylesWoodworking

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lew

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#3 posted 837 days ago

Really neat looking, Kyle!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 837 days ago

I like that split, That’s a great design. Well Done!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#6 posted 837 days ago

Good job Kyle, you should make a blog on how you made this box.

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KylesWoodworking

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#7 posted 837 days ago

ShopTinker and therookie,
Thanks but its not my design, you can find the plans to make one here: http://www3.telus.net/wood/Cracked%20Band%20Saw%20Box%20Instruction.htm

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 837 days ago

Great job Kyle! I’ve seen these before but I think this is the first non-laminate one. What are the dimensions?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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KylesWoodworking

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#9 posted 837 days ago

gfadvm,
Thanks, the box is about 4 1/2×6 x 13”
Kyle

-- http://www.kyleswoodworking.com http://www.facebook.com/kyleswoodworking

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 837 days ago

Very cool band saw box.

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KylesWoodworking

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 837 days ago

Thanks Kyle

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 836 days ago

My split ends have always gone into the burn pile, I may have to reconsider this. Nice job Kyle…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#14 posted 836 days ago

Great job Kyle! The instructions mention a scroll saw. Is that mandatory or can you do it all on the bandsaw?

I guess if you are careful you could split it in half from where the “crack” ends to the bottom.

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#15 posted 836 days ago

Very cool

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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