Bandsaw Box Merry x mas # 2

  • Advertise with us
Project by oakwood posted 12-25-2012 07:30 PM 1372 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is another one for my wife. Again it is made up of butternut but upon doing the sanding I noticed two stains in the wood which really would not go away even after much sanding. The only thought was to dark stain the body so as to make he two blotches disappear. To my relief it worked. The final finish is made up of semi gloss urethane mixed with 40 % thinner. It takes many applications but I like this method.

10 comments so far

View a1Jim's profile


117203 posts in 3695 days

#1 posted 12-25-2012 07:35 PM

Wow this is the coolest band saw box.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

29794 posts in 2456 days

#2 posted 12-25-2012 09:18 PM

Really really nice. Great work

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

View Woodenwizard's profile


1339 posts in 3161 days

#3 posted 12-26-2012 12:44 AM

Really nice.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

View luv2learn's profile


2837 posts in 2421 days

#4 posted 12-26-2012 02:19 AM

Two jewelry boxes for Christmas? Your wife is a lucky woman!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

View Bill_Utterback's profile


28 posts in 2099 days

#5 posted 12-26-2012 05:06 AM

That is beautiful. Great work.

-- Bill

View Roger's profile


20938 posts in 2922 days

#6 posted 12-26-2012 02:17 PM

Very elegant. Those knobs really classed it up a lot. Nice wood combos as well.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

View Surfside's profile


3389 posts in 2292 days

#7 posted 12-26-2012 09:57 PM

How cool looking this bandsaw 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"

View UncleStumpy's profile


736 posts in 2431 days

#8 posted 12-27-2012 04:31 AM

Glad it worked out that way, the contrast is perfect.
Not alot of guys get that the secret to bandsaw boxes is to sand the edges of the openings and the drawer edges to round. This is really nice!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

View Roger's profile


20938 posts in 2922 days

#9 posted 02-17-2014 12:46 PM

This is one of the finest bs boxes I’ve seen. Very crisp and clean. I really like the way the tones came out in that Butternut. Very elegant looking bs box.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

View helluvawreck's profile


32061 posts in 2985 days

#10 posted 07-16-2017 01:16 PM

This is a beautiful band saw box. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics