First Bandsaw Box

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Project by WinterSun posted 02-26-2012 11:31 PM 4537 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this as a Valentine gift for my fiancée. I think it came out pretty decent for a first effort, although it’s hardly perfect. Learned some lessons for next time. The box is African mahogany, walnut and maple, with curly maple pulls.

-- Rory // Milwaukee, WI

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#1 posted 02-26-2012 11:52 PM

Nice job for a first try. better than my first one.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 02-27-2012 12:02 AM

Very cool design nice work.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#3 posted 02-27-2012 12:03 AM

Nice symmetry and contrast of grains, good job.

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#4 posted 02-27-2012 02:40 AM

That’s a pretty darn cool looking box for your first one. I’m sure your fiancee loves it also. Congrats on a nice job.


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#5 posted 02-27-2012 03:06 AM

Very nice piece, I am sure she was very happy with it.

-- MonkeyMonk

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#6 posted 02-27-2012 04:13 AM

It Looks great! A keep sake for sure!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#7 posted 02-27-2012 06:16 AM

cool design

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#8 posted 02-27-2012 07:05 AM


Well done for your first bandsawn box. I look forward to seeing more of your interesting designs!

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