Circle Band Saw Box

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Project by blackcherry posted 11-08-2012 12:17 AM 1593 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ’s today we have a reproduction piece made by original designer fellow L.J. Drunken Woodworker. When I first saw this post it had me coming back to take multiple peeks til I added to my favorite file. With my shop have plenty of cut-off piece of Baltic Plywood and some nice P.A. Black Cherry I had to take a stab at it so I sketch up a drawing and off to the shop I went. I added a backing and some of my own shapes to the base but for the most part it Drunken Woodworker band saw box a brilliant design if I have to say so myself. The Black Cherry really set up nicely with the stack of Baltic plywood once finish with Danish oil and a Shellac finish. Its been awhile since I’ve made a band saw box but it was fun getting back into to making two of them, thanks for viewing your friend in woodworking BC

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 12:33 AM

Hey, BC…..a bit of a departure for you. I am always amazed how well the plywood plays in a project like this. Those stripes become an interesting design element, accenting the solid wood front and back. I like this, and I gotta try one of these myself.

-- jbschutz

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 12:33 AM

Pretty nifty, nice bandsaw box.

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 12:36 AM

I like the box AND the tray it’s sittin on.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 01:18 AM

The cherry and Baltic birch did form a happy union here Wilson. The tone of the finished product is nice and warm. This is a very nice box.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 02:08 AM

Nice box. What are the dimensions? This is Something that is on my to do list.

When making these boxes is there particular place to make the cut through with the band saw.


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#6 posted 11-08-2012 02:43 AM


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#7 posted 11-08-2012 02:20 PM

Cute band saw box.

-- "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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#8 posted 11-08-2012 06:13 PM

Nice go on the box.
Crisp and fine finish.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 11-08-2012 06:36 PM

That’s interesting, with the open right side. I guess that eliminates the kerf line dilemma.

-- 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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#10 posted 11-09-2012 03:05 AM

Beautiful bandsaw box.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#11 posted 11-11-2012 06:01 PM

nice little box man, I need to make one of these one day.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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