From my band saw box period

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Project by Philzoel posted 01-05-2012 08:46 PM 1729 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first serious woodworking from 3 years ago. Band Saw Boxes in order of making:

Picture 1 and 2: Nice cherry box with epoxy inlay of coin, key and golf tee for my dresser. Worked out way better than I dreamed. Beautiful natural finish I feel in love with and have always done natural wood since.

Picture 3 and 4: Cherry pencil box and matching coaster with inlays for my wife’s desk.

picture 5 and 6: Walnut nesting boxes. The knot goes all the way through. The

Had fun learning to use band saw and how to do inlays. Band saw was my first Power tool.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#1 posted 01-05-2012 10:06 PM

Nice pieces. But, I have to ask – is that “From my band saw box period” as in it was (and possibly is) ongoing or should it be “From my band saw, box, period” as in nope-that’s-it-I’m-done-not-gonna-go-there-again?

The comma makes a fine difference between “Let’s eat, Grandpa!” and “Let’s eat Grandpa!” :)


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#2 posted 01-05-2012 10:47 PM

Great looking boxes no matter how you say it:))

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-05-2012 10:53 PM

Very well done. I like your technique.


-- Guy,PEI

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#4 posted 01-05-2012 11:33 PM

Thanks guys.

@whit, period as in era, as in probably wont do them again.

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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#5 posted 01-09-2012 02:59 AM

Those are beautiful boxes and I would encourage you to continue to make more .
The one you made for your wife is absolutely perfect with the matching coaster and inlay !
Keep well and use that band saw it’s a very versatile machine .


-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 01-29-2012 02:15 AM

These are some really good looking bandsaw boxes!

Some of the best I’ve seen.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#7 posted 02-21-2012 07:36 AM

Those are a great group of boxes, nice inlay work too. Well done.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#8 posted 02-19-2016 12:47 AM

These are mighty fine Phil

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

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