Bandsawbox Hearts Wedding gift

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Project by Hoizbastla posted 07-10-2013 11:49 AM 1657 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We’ve made a bandsawbox as a wedding gift for a friedn of mine. As i’ve seen here a similar project, i decided to do it on my own. My wife did the paper work, and i did the woodworking part.
It was a project that took me about 3 month, as i’m just working on weekends.
The box is made of spruce wood, the bottom and the back plate are made of laminated beech wood.
The height is about 15” , the wide about19”, the depth is about 5”.
I had some troubles with my bandsaw, but that project was just a little bit too large for it. But i get it done.
The sanding time was just awfull, it took me 2 weekends to do the sanding work with every machine i could get.

Now as it’s finished, i’m happy, that you cannot see any entry cuts, when you’re not looking closer. When you’ll take out the microscope, you’ll find 2 cuts, but they’re are just cut trough, to cut out the inside of the box.
There are 7 drawers seen, and 3 were made as secret drawers.
I’ll hope you’ll enjoy watching the pictures!
Greetings from Austria!

-- the best tools are nothing without creativity

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#1 posted 07-10-2013 01:53 PM

thats cool thanks for sharing

-- greg indiana

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#2 posted 07-10-2013 02:16 PM

That is really a nice gift. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 07-10-2013 09:31 PM

Great looking band saw box Michael

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 07-10-2013 09:31 PM

Smashing work! That is the most outstanding band saw box! A top notch and simply amazing! I like the design, it is very pleasing. They’ll surely love it.

-- "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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#5 posted 07-11-2013 01:58 AM

Very nice, what a great gift. I am sure the couple loved it….well done.

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

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#6 posted 07-11-2013 07:50 PM

Thanks for the nice comments

-- the best tools are nothing without creativity

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#7 posted 07-12-2013 04:38 PM

Lovely and unique band saw box! Great design, has lots of drawers and beautiful wood combo. I’m sure the newly weds like it. Great job!


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#8 posted 07-13-2013 09:13 PM

Well, that’s definatelly something!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 07-26-2013 11:39 AM

Very unique. I’d say you’ve got a gr8 chance at winning this challenge. Good Luck

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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