Chevy Bandsaw Box

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Project by Beem posted 12-29-2012 08:18 PM 6566 views 12 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made it for my brother who is a GM mechanic for Christmas. I made it out of 4 2×8s. its about 8 inches tall 20 inches long and 6 inches deep.

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#1 posted 12-29-2012 09:20 PM

Very cool band saw box.

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#2 posted 12-29-2012 09:22 PM

awesome box,thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 12-29-2012 09:59 PM

Great idea!!

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#4 posted 12-29-2012 10:17 PM

love the idea! never thought of using the shape of a car badge for a box!

-- ''if you don't know what it does... don't f*** about with it'' - Ivan Hill, my grand farther

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#5 posted 12-29-2012 11:29 PM

a BOWTIE i love it!

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#6 posted 12-30-2012 12:31 AM

Beem, Welcome aboard! nice design for a bandsaw box and I love the fact it is made out of standard lumber. As long as you brother liked it, it is a good project. Look forward to seeing more.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 12-30-2012 02:34 AM

Ohhhh Man!!! Now were talking!!!!!!!! Lol! I love Chevy! This is a project that I call – “Why Didn’t I think Of That???”


-- Most people say "Measure Twice, Cut Once." I say, "Cut Twice, Measure Once".

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#8 posted 12-30-2012 10:40 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

Cute idea

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

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#9 posted 12-30-2012 04:39 PM

nice job and a very thoughtful gift. I have a GM employee in my family too, might have to steal your idea

-- Hate how work gets in the way of my hobby!!

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#10 posted 01-02-2013 05:16 PM

That’s totally a fine inspiration. Well-executed band saw box!

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#11 posted 05-05-2013 01:39 AM

Now that is cool. I’m a Chevy guy. Mind if I copy that one??.................Jim

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

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#12 posted 05-05-2013 03:17 PM

Jim- not at all man good luck with it. make sure you post it up here so I can see how you improved it!

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#13 posted 12-08-2013 10:40 PM

I really want to make one for a Christmas present for someone special how did you make it?

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#14 posted 09-27-2014 06:21 PM


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#15 posted 05-05-2015 03:59 AM

What are the dimensions on it and how long did it take

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