"Dali " Chest of drawers

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Project by rkoorman posted 08-05-2012 04:39 PM 11335 views 11 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch


I wanted to try another band-saw-box for some time now. Last week it was time so I took some 40mm walnut and some 2mm cherry and started the glue-up!!

These projects are fun but I dont like the amount of sanding involved…..So I cheated a bit with the insides…..

Take care


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#1 posted 08-05-2012 04:41 PM

Very nice Rick and very unusual!!



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#2 posted 08-05-2012 04:41 PM

Cool design!!!

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#3 posted 08-05-2012 05:29 PM

great design, like something out of “Whoville”

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#4 posted 08-05-2012 05:47 PM

Really nice change from the usual shapes of bandsaw boxes !

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#5 posted 08-05-2012 05:54 PM

Beautiful, Rick.

Hold on you’ve given me an idea!

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#6 posted 08-05-2012 06:24 PM

When it comes to bandsaw boxes the more creative the better. Great job & design!
You know that you scimped on the sanding but probably no one else will. I feel the same way when I finish something! I have to have every square inch smooth as silk or I feel like I failed.

-- Tobes, AZ

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#7 posted 08-05-2012 07:20 PM

Very nice box. Did you use push through holes in the back of the box to open the drawers? How large is the box?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 08-05-2012 08:00 PM

Got an idea too… thanks… wonderful design..

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#9 posted 08-05-2012 09:16 PM

I almost didn’t click on this post when I read “bandsaw box” as I usually think “cheap hotel gift shop”. But this is cool… nice design. Would you consider posting a 3rd picture with the drawers pulled completely out?

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#10 posted 08-06-2012 12:01 AM

That is a cool chest. Great design.

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#11 posted 08-06-2012 02:00 AM

Your design is quite original. I like it. A different take on a bandsaw box.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#12 posted 08-06-2012 05:05 AM

Thanks for the great comments.

The box is about 500mm high and about 300mm wide. And about 120mm thick.

The drawers can be opened when you pull on the front of the drawer, I didn’t want any handles on it


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#13 posted 08-06-2012 05:16 AM

Nice work, an inspiration beyond “the cheap hotel gift shop”, a demonstration that there is almost no limit to what can be done when making bandsawn boxes – well done!

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#14 posted 08-06-2012 05:34 AM

Nice creative thinking. I love that.
Well don eon the execution as well.

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#15 posted 08-06-2012 10:51 AM

Super kool. Neat design. Gr8 wood combos. Top-3 congrats also.

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