Motorcycle Bandsaw Box in the image of my Softail

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Project by Blackie_ posted 01-09-2013 03:09 PM 3567 views 2 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pictured: This motorcycle Bandsaw Box I made in the image of my Harley Davidson Softail Heritage Classic and has been a popular piece, it is made out of spalted hackberry, a simple 3 drawer design and a fun bandsaw box to make.

Build: This is actually a quick and simple build, no hidden drawers just straight through, This build was constructed from a single block of spalted hackberry no glue ups, the design was cut to shape then the back 3/8”, the cut lines were penciled onto the face and cuts were made following the grain. Dimensions of this box are 10” x 5” x 4”

Scope: Since I ride a bike, I wanted to create something that would appeal to the motorcyclist community something that would sit nice on any piece of furniture with plenty of storage to put things in.

Side Note, remember to always watch out for motorcycles.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#1 posted 01-09-2013 03:38 PM

Beatifull!!!! Congratulations. Very good choise of lumber and designs. Measures? Have a friend who like motorcycle and maybe make one like present.
Greetings from Argentina

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 01-09-2013 04:08 PM

Very, very Cool!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#3 posted 01-09-2013 04:24 PM

Thanks Gerardo and Sheila

Thanks for pointing on the missing measurements I’ve added them. :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#4 posted 01-09-2013 05:43 PM

How cool that bandsaw box is!

-- "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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#5 posted 01-09-2013 05:46 PM

Great design,looks super.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 01-09-2013 05:54 PM

I like the v-twin pull handle!

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#7 posted 01-09-2013 07:17 PM

Darn you Randy….you did it once again. I really like this design. I have allot of friends that ride (I gave it up years ago and stick to quads and my old jeep these days). I just might have to try this one….along with the others. I have about 6 of then being built at the same time. Thanks for sharing your new design.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#8 posted 01-09-2013 07:28 PM

Another great design—you are the champion of BSB!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 01-09-2013 08:17 PM

I ride also (Honda GoldWing) so I can easily see the M/C … But when I look at the 2nd pic (the view from the right rear quarter) it reminds me of the Flintstones car! LOL

Beautiful box!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#10 posted 01-09-2013 08:57 PM

Well now Joe I’m going to have to make a Flintstones auto LOL thanks for the tip :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#11 posted 01-09-2013 10:08 PM

Love this motorcycle band saw box. Totally awesome!


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Monte Pittman

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#12 posted 01-09-2013 10:11 PM

Great job as always.

I should have you send me some of these for the Sturgis Motorcycle classic :-)

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

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#13 posted 01-10-2013 01:56 AM

Randy- There is no end to your unique designs. I too saw a Flintstonemobile in that second pic!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 01-10-2013 02:52 AM

There you go again! Making and inventing new things that are down right nice!
I can’t wait to see what you make next!
Nice job Randy!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#15 posted 01-10-2013 06:32 AM

Randy, what whimsy, how whistful, such fun, and so you. Thanks for sharing this. It is a pleasure to see. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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