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First Bandsaw Box

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Project by SirGareth posted 529 days ago 687 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. I’ve been working on my shop, acquiring tools, and admiring the fine work folks post here on Lumberjocks.

I did this project a while back as a gift for my mother-in-law. It’s Steve’s pattern from Woodworking for Mere Mortals

I found a benchtop Delta bandsaw at a yard sale for $10, replaced the tires and powercord, bought a few blades and tuned it up.

This is a fun, easy project for a beginner. They’re addictive too. <g> I’m going to have to make some more.

-- Even if you fall on your face, you are still moving forward. - Tim, Southern California





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The Box Whisperer

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#1 posted 529 days ago

Very nice box, I see oak, what else is in there?
A bandsaw is my next big tool, I cant wait to be able to stop using my table saw for resawing. Very jealous of your 10 dollar bandsaw.

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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SirGareth

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#2 posted 529 days ago

I’m sorry these pictures are not great quality. From front to back, the wood is red oak, pine, red oak, poplar, red oak. These are what my local Lowes carries. I have found some local lumber places for other wood species, but until I feel a little more confident, I’ll practice on some of the cheaper wood first.

-- Even if you fall on your face, you are still moving forward. - Tim, Southern California

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#3 posted 529 days ago

From what Ive seen you are ready for some fancy stuff, nice work!

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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Surfside

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#4 posted 528 days ago

What a very impressive for a first timer! That band saw box is amazing! Band saw boxes are addictive and fun to make! Keep it up !

www.bandsawparts.com

-- "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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