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Bandsaw Box - No Longer a Secret, No:1

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Project by Grumpy posted 12-25-2012 10:41 PM 1485 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first bandsaw box and now Christmas is over the secret can be revealed.
It’s a present for my Grandaughter Sarah, hench the ‘S’ shape. The two drawers have rare earth magnets embedded at right angles to others in the main body of the ‘S” this gives the magic effect of keeping the drawers in line with the face as they are closed.
The wood is Australian cedar, an excellent wood for this sort of job.
Two bandsaw boxes were cut out of the one piece of wood so that the grain lines up throughout.
Finished with about 11 coats of wipe on poly.
Thanks for looking.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 12-25-2012 10:48 PM

Nice job, Tony. I bet she love it.

Lee

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 10:52 PM

Thanks Lee I am sure she did.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 12-25-2012 10:56 PM

That is a really nice the way you made it with open ends. No splice to hide. Nice touch with the letter S for Sarah!!.................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Karson

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#4 posted 12-25-2012 11:49 PM

Tony: A beautiful box. How did you ever think of making an “S”

Nice job Grandpa.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 03:47 AM

well done Grumpman … keep up them coming

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 03:57 AM

Another outstanding band saw box great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 12-26-2012 04:42 AM

Thanks Jocks
Karson, the ‘S’ part was simple. I just used a font from a word package like MS Word and blue it up to scale then traced it on to the wood.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 12-26-2012 07:52 AM

A fine job there Tony. A project like that really deserved a photo-tutorial.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#9 posted 12-26-2012 02:21 PM

I likes it a lot. She’ll luv it.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#10 posted 12-26-2012 08:35 PM

Great design

-- Norman

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#11 posted 12-27-2012 03:17 PM

“S” tunning band saw box! Like the shape and the finish. Brilliant idea with the magnets.

—www.sawblade.com

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