Purple Heart and Plywood Bandsaw Box

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Project by Drunken Woodworker posted 10-11-2012 05:29 PM 5254 views 20 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bandsaw box made with purple heart and plywood. Finished with boiled linseed oil and wax. The drawer is lined with black flocking. This is an original design about 5” wide and 3.5” tall.

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#1 posted 10-11-2012 05:44 PM

I really, really like the shape of this box. Nice design and craftsmanship!

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#2 posted 10-11-2012 05:46 PM

The shaping is superb – one of the nicest I have seen !

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#3 posted 10-11-2012 05:46 PM


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#4 posted 10-11-2012 05:52 PM

Very appealing BSB. The overall shape draws the eye. I like the way you smoothed the edges everywhere.

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#5 posted 10-11-2012 06:18 PM

Cool design nice job.

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#6 posted 10-11-2012 08:21 PM

Nice idea. Looks like a very pleasing shape. Nice work.

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#7 posted 10-11-2012 09:22 PM

Very cool! Is that a dowel for the handle?

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#8 posted 10-11-2012 10:45 PM

Yes, that is a dowel. It was a last second decision but I’m glad i ended up using it.

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#9 posted 10-11-2012 10:58 PM

a nice blend of timbers,

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#10 posted 10-12-2012 01:07 AM

I like that design and have to say “plywood never looked better”.

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#11 posted 10-12-2012 03:53 AM

Like others I also like the design. Very neatly done.

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#12 posted 10-12-2012 04:01 AM

I like it. Makes me want to give the bandsaw box thing a try.

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#13 posted 10-12-2012 04:54 AM

Well done. If I may ask what kind of plywood?

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#14 posted 10-12-2012 05:10 AM

1/2 baltic birch. The good stuff from my local hardwood dealer and not the crap from the home center.

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#15 posted 10-12-2012 11:40 AM


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