"Milan" Bandsaw Box

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Project by Drunken Woodworker posted 06-28-2013 03:57 AM 3225 views 22 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

2-drawer bandsaw box made from zebra wood, walnut and plywood. The main body of the box is baltic birch plywood sandwiched between zebra wood. Drawers and feet are made from walnut and the drawer compartments are lined with black flocking. Finished with a blend of boiled linseed oil, mineral spirits and polyurethane.

This box is named after Milan, Italy as all my boxes are named after locations. I feel this gives each box an identity as makes them identifiable.

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9” wide
5” tall
5.5” deep

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#1 posted 06-28-2013 04:28 AM

That’s an awesome looking BS Box. I like the idea of using different wood for the drawer fronts.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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#2 posted 06-28-2013 05:52 AM

Its a Beauty in Wood. Looks absolute great, like it very much!
I saw your other Projects too and i am very impressed about them. But in my eyes, this one is your masterpiece.
Thank you for sharing.

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#3 posted 06-28-2013 07:52 AM

Great looking box, nice accents. Love the handles…

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 06-28-2013 12:09 PM

Nice bandsaw box, looks great ….excellent job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#5 posted 06-28-2013 04:41 PM

Classiest band saw box I have seen.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#6 posted 06-28-2013 05:12 PM

Perfect! Nice work… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#7 posted 06-28-2013 06:52 PM

This band saw box is a beauty! Exquisite piece of wood art which explains your skill level of artistry and creativity.

-- "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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#8 posted 06-28-2013 07:51 PM

Awesome job!

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#9 posted 06-28-2013 11:52 PM

Very nice design and use of contrasting woods.

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

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#10 posted 06-29-2013 12:29 AM

Nice. I like the “no glue lines” design.

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

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#11 posted 06-29-2013 12:53 PM

Very nice. I like the design. Great job !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#12 posted 06-29-2013 02:16 PM

Oh this one is another brilliant design just love all aspect especially the lifts, way cool….BC

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#13 posted 06-29-2013 05:14 PM

Looks very nice and looks like the bottom drawer is floatiing

-- Norman

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#14 posted 06-30-2013 02:48 AM

Very nice design, wood and box.

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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#15 posted 06-30-2013 08:50 PM

Beautiful & elegant. Simple, clean lines on the front, splashes of lively on the sides! Just love it.

-- There are many tempting parking places on the road to success

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