Purpleheart band saw box

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Project by gb0045 posted 04-18-2012 06:44 PM 4228 views 10 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a bandsaw box made of Purpleheart with Walnut pulls. Finished with lacquer and wax. Gobs of work!

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#1 posted 04-18-2012 07:16 PM

Gobs of work!

But the result is outstanding!!!!!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#2 posted 04-18-2012 07:40 PM

Well done!! I’ve done a lot of BS boxes and I must say that that is one of the nicest I’ve seen.

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

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#3 posted 04-18-2012 07:55 PM

Usually bandsaw boxes seem relegated to the realm of amateur projects. This is most definitely not the case here! That’s a very well polished design and execution.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#4 posted 04-18-2012 08:03 PM

Love the design and the finished product.

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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#5 posted 04-18-2012 08:08 PM

Thanks for the nice comments! I am guilty of watching in the wings here and decided that I should contribute something! I made that box for the wife for Valentines day and she didnt like it! She wants a jewelry armoire instead so it sits in the shop still! Will try to post some more in the future.

I spend allot of time designing different boxes and then figureing out how to tackle cuts that are too big for the saw throat!

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#6 posted 04-18-2012 09:18 PM

That is the best looking shop storage cabinet I have ever seen !!! LOL. The design and finished product are a notch above most,nice work, dis spite some tough critics out there ! ;-)

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#7 posted 04-18-2012 10:01 PM

Hang around for 2 years and then drop this on us… more please…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#8 posted 04-18-2012 10:24 PM

Looks like all the gops of work payed off thats one heck of a box

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#9 posted 04-18-2012 10:36 PM

i think this might be the nicest bsb i have seen. excellent lines and i love the finish….not to mention ur choice of woods ….top notch

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#10 posted 04-18-2012 10:39 PM

There is a lot to like about this work. Well done, an original design and well executed!

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#11 posted 04-18-2012 10:58 PM

great design wonderful work and great finish

-- george Nl,Canada

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#12 posted 04-18-2012 11:41 PM

Nicely done please show more more more…BC

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#13 posted 04-19-2012 12:15 AM

That’s a beauty, well done!

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

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#14 posted 04-19-2012 01:05 AM

My gosh that is beautiful

-- Harold

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#15 posted 04-19-2012 01:13 AM

Wonderful box and love the design very much. Did you make your own design?


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

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