2-Drawer Band Saw Box in Multiple Woods

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Project by FloridaArt posted 01-21-2013 01:32 AM 1354 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

January, 2013—This box is a glue up of glue ups. Some spalted silver maple is glued up into boards that are then glued to each other, along with a bamboo board in the back.

The front face is curved, but not on the X-Y axis. I wanted to try something different and curve the face along the diagonal. Hopefully the photos will show this effect. If I were to do this one over I would make the drawer handles a little smaller. Otherwise I am very happy with the final result.

This is finished with tung oil, which really helps the grain “pop.” Thanks for looking!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 01-21-2013 01:58 AM

Your latest bandsaw boxes give a whole new meaning to “recycling”.

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

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#2 posted 01-21-2013 02:27 AM

Now that is one cool box Art! I like how you put it “glue up of glue ups”. It might just be me but it reminds me of a cat! LOL!!

-- 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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#3 posted 01-21-2013 02:29 AM

Looks good and I like the creativity peaking through. :)

-- 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 01-21-2013 03:47 AM

That’s nice Art, but I still like those Splenda packet containers you made 2 1/2 years ago better.
I’m going to make some of those one of these days.
Thanks for sharing your ideas.

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#5 posted 01-21-2013 04:15 AM

Very nice save of the scraps Art.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#6 posted 01-21-2013 11:36 AM

Art, your the band saw guru, Nice box

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 01-21-2013 12:08 PM

Very artsy, Art. Looks gr8. Nice save o some o them scraps. I think scrap is almost a bad word.. :)

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

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#8 posted 01-21-2013 12:23 PM

Pretty nice Art. That bamboo back is a really nice touch, I a going to have to remember that.

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#9 posted 01-21-2013 08:44 PM

That’s pretty awesome band saw box! Very well done!

-- "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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