Red and Black dress shaped bandsaw boxes

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Project by TDSpade posted 06-11-2012 04:36 AM 3353 views 26 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two dress shaped band saw boxes, made from pine. Instead of cutting just the back off. I cut the front and back off. But only cut the back off the drawers. Then cut the drawer fronts from the front piece. Left the back piece long and flat to fit into the stands. The stand for the black dress is cherry. Oak for the red dress. Painted finish. Drawers lined with felt.

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#1 posted 06-11-2012 04:46 AM

thats a cool band saw box looks great

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#2 posted 06-11-2012 04:50 AM

Very cool design, colors make it stand out, nice work.

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#3 posted 06-11-2012 05:00 AM

Great design. Thanks.

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#4 posted 06-11-2012 10:44 PM

they remind me of a piece by judson beaumont (that’s a good thing).

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#5 posted 06-12-2012 01:21 AM

Now how to get a Carhartt work shirt in that style, hmmmm…

Much cool on yours and the perfect colors.


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#6 posted 06-12-2012 01:39 AM

That’s actually where I got the idea. I was doing a google search for some ideas on bandsaw boxes. Something a little different than your average bandsaw box. When I first saw this dress I thought that it would make a cool bandsaw box. But In order for this to work I would have to do the drawer fronts differently from most bandsaw boxes. It was a fun problem solving project to do.

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#7 posted 10-02-2012 12:21 PM

So instead of an inlay you did an over lay, very nice design.

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#8 posted 03-03-2014 01:11 AM

These are fantastic!!

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#9 posted 07-25-2015 08:23 PM

Whimsical and functional, great combination along with good finishing!

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