Larger Band Saw Box

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Project by FloridaArt posted 06-23-2013 03:31 PM 1502 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

June, 2013—This one is “larger” because it’s the largest I’ve made so far. I’ve made wider, and also taller, but this is the first that I have not been able to slice off the back under my 14-inch band saw (without a riser block, which I do not have). So to make it work I glued up some boards to use for the back. As you can see, one of the boards is lighter than the others. But, hey, it’s the back!

This box is 7-inches high, and 10-inches wide.

Aside from the back, nothing else is unusual in construction. The front is maple, with dark hardwood drawer handles. Finished with water-based gloss poly.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#1 posted 06-23-2013 03:39 PM

Very nice Art, A big thumbs up, I bet you had fun making this one.

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#2 posted 06-23-2013 04:04 PM

Looks really nice Art!

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

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#3 posted 06-23-2013 05:16 PM

Like the grain and the contrasting woods. nice box.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#4 posted 06-23-2013 08:05 PM

Good one Art. I like the flowing lines..

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#5 posted 06-23-2013 08:13 PM

Great job, nice choice of wood

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#6 posted 06-23-2013 08:34 PM

Tis a beaut!

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

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#7 posted 06-24-2013 12:17 AM

Looks nice! I’ve done that separate piece of wood for the back as well and I agree. It’s the back! LOL

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

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#8 posted 06-24-2013 12:24 AM

I can see the riser block installed in the future.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 06-24-2013 06:27 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 06-24-2013 07:02 AM

I sure like your boxes, they are so neat to me. I’m inspired to build after viewing, thanks for that.

Ok now go get yourself the bandsaw you deserve. You are worth it. I want a new one.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#11 posted 06-26-2013 04:02 PM

Beautiful and neat box! Like the wood combo and the shape as well as the finish. Great work!

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#12 posted 07-06-2013 02:55 AM

Like they all said- it is a really nice box.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!"

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