How to trash a decent band saw box

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Project by Jim Sellers posted 12-14-2012 08:16 PM 2849 views 5 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No resistance gett’n in these drawers. She’s easy. I’ve been looking at this box since building it 6 months ago wondering what to do for knobs and pulls. Finally decided it was time to finish it but guess I got carried away and went a little too far with the images and rings and all.. Should’ve just left it blank with standard knobs.(maybe a rose on the sides). Took me as long to ruin it as it did to build it. Just goes to prove that being clever and having skills and imagination does not make you an artist. I’m glad it’s out of my system. I’ll be sure to gain some style and class on future projects. Built out of cherry. Measures 15”tall x 7”w x 4 ½. Mouth was cut from a piece of white birch and colored with a black felt tip and red sharpie. Comments, advice, puns, critiques all welcome.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#1 posted 12-14-2012 08:19 PM

The most unusual design in a band saw I’ve ever seen! That is so cool! :)

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#2 posted 12-14-2012 08:48 PM

There is simply nothing I can say without getting in trouble :-)

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

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#3 posted 12-14-2012 08:54 PM

Hmmmmm…. And you do such amazing work. lol
I got nothing… . . . lol

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#4 posted 12-14-2012 09:01 PM

What a wonderful design on that band saw box, even without the add ons. Very useful. Mind if I copy the design from yours?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#5 posted 12-14-2012 09:26 PM

like the design which demonstrates your bandsawing skills, well done

guess we need the extreme, every so often, to push the boundaries outwards ?

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#6 posted 12-14-2012 09:57 PM

That would go great with my Leg lamp!

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#7 posted 12-14-2012 11:09 PM

it’s a major award. Look it says Fra-gee-lay must be Italian.

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#8 posted 12-14-2012 11:42 PM

It is good to let your creativeness go and come up with something different. I like the nipple rings best for the drawer pulls.

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#9 posted 12-14-2012 11:47 PM

Wicked!!!!!!! HAHA

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#10 posted 12-15-2012 12:20 AM

Now that is different… Very neat. I like the ni….............whoops, I mean the drawer rings. lol

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

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#11 posted 12-15-2012 12:47 AM

nipple rings???? Oh wait, I thought those were her EYES! LOL

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#12 posted 12-15-2012 03:34 AM

That sir is AWESOME!!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#13 posted 12-15-2012 03:41 AM

I will agree the shape of it is very good… the finish well it’s different. I actually like the pearl necklace the best. nicely thought out.
Nice work.


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#14 posted 12-15-2012 07:47 AM

It’s subtle-reminiscent of something. I can’t quite put my finger on it…

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#15 posted 12-15-2012 01:04 PM

Now that is one trashy box, Jim! You know, we have all been cautioned about concentrating on the job at hand when working with tools, but, Man, you’re s’posed ta concentrate on the tool, not the box.
I never would have thought of this for a motif, and if I had the skills and the guts I would make one just like it.
Problem is, it would probably wind up as an urn for my ashes if Miss Honey Ma’am ever saw it.
Great box! Great post! Thanks!
Have a good’un

-- rejo55, East Texas

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