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Small Band Saw Box with a Pointed Top

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Project by FloridaArt posted 510 days ago 1003 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

March, 2013 – Another band saw box. These are fun to make. This one is unusual in two ways. First, the back is oak. This is what can happen when you forget to cut off the back before cutting out the drawers!

The second thing that is different: I cut a curve in the face that is not aligned with the X nor Y axis. This gives the front a rather subtle, random look. Was my first time trying that.

The wood is very pretty so I didn’t clutter the face with drawer knobs. The finish is water-based poly satin, brushed on.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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woodshaver

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#1 posted 510 days ago

If you didn’t tell me about the back I would of thought you planed it that way. This one has some really nice grain in it. Excellent work! That Ajax is almost famous! LOL!

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

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hunter71

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#2 posted 510 days ago

Another great build Art.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 510 days ago

Great looking box Art. I have done the same thing a couple times…the problem I ran into is I didn’t find any wood here the same color….don’t remember what I used, but I was able to trade that box and another the other day for $600 worth of Koa….I did add a couple hundred cash with the box. But I do like to barter items I have made.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#4 posted 509 days ago

Another appealing BSB. That wood is crazy nice.

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wncguy

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#5 posted 509 days ago

Glad to see I am not the only one messing up on back cut off… but in my case, I cut it off & then carefully picked up the back along with the entire piece & proceeded to cut out the drawers. Seeing how you worked around the “opportunity”, I’ll try something like that – won’t look as nice as yours though.

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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Surfside

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#6 posted 509 days ago

That is just an eye-catcher piece! You really get a unique sense of beauty in making band saw boxes.

-- "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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#7 posted 509 days ago

I like that one, good work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 509 days ago

I like all of your latest Bandsaw boxes. They are addictive aren’t they?

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

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Roger

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#9 posted 508 days ago

Oh yea! I likes it a lot.

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

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