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"Ohio" Bandsaw Box

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Project by Drunken Woodworker posted 11-01-2012 01:42 PM 2764 views 22 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An original design bandsaw box made out of Bolivian Rosewood and plywood. Finished with a blend of boiled linseed oil, wipe-on poly and mineral spirits.

Roughly around 10” wide, 4” tall and 3.5” deep.

-- Visit my blog at http://drunkenwoodworker.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-01-2012 01:48 PM

Classy looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-01-2012 01:50 PM

Very unique a wonderful design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-01-2012 01:53 PM

Very appealing. Does the handle have a recess to grab?

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#4 posted 11-01-2012 02:00 PM

Your band saw box is very cool. Well done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#5 posted 11-01-2012 02:25 PM

What a great design. Your bandsaw box is very nice!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario (peter.marcucci@rogers.com)

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#6 posted 11-01-2012 03:27 PM

Thanks! Actually Ratchet, I probably should have thought out the handle a bit more. Slightly difficult to open by the handle but the drawer slides out both ways so you can push/pull it open.

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#7 posted 11-01-2012 03:55 PM

I like it….a lot.
Where is the entry kerf? You hid it well.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#8 posted 11-01-2012 05:22 PM

Gene,

It looks like the entry kerf is about 1/4 to 1/3-of the way down the side from the top, on the skinnier section. It is most noticeable on the side shot that shows off the plywood. At least, that’s my guess. See the line variance in that profile shot? I’d agree with you though… a very well-hidden entry point!

This is a beautiful and creative piece of work. I like the combination of humble plywood, mixed with the beauty of the rosewood. Great contrast, both between the colors, as well as the naturally curving and varying thickness of lines in the rosewood, versus the very precise lines from the side of the plywood layers.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#9 posted 11-01-2012 05:55 PM

Gene, you nailed it on the entry point. If I choose to make another one like this I’ll choose a different entry point that has more surface for glueing it back shut.

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#10 posted 11-01-2012 07:12 PM

Very cool , I like it!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 11-01-2012 09:03 PM

Ingenious design and sharp execution.

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#12 posted 11-01-2012 09:09 PM

Very good project. I like it a lot.

-- Eugene, North Carolina, slimderx@yahoo.com

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#13 posted 11-01-2012 09:46 PM

Wow – That is an incredible piece!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#14 posted 11-01-2012 09:50 PM

This is why I like this website. I would have never thought to use plywood like that, but that sure does look nice.

-- Mark Smith, Tracy, CA., http://www.markscustomwoodcrafts.com

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#15 posted 11-01-2012 10:33 PM

Great looking box!

What’s round on both ends and high in the middle?

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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