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Funky little bandsaw box for "U"

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Project by snoman1973 posted 376 days ago 1149 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok so… birch plywood scraps plus boredom equals…. this?! Yep finally did a band saw box and as usual I did it in a very non traditional way. instead of gluing all the layers of plywood together and then cutting the back off, I just left it off till I had cut out the body of the box :) I then used the body to trace out the shape of the back and cut it out. To get such a tight radius I used a 1/8”, 15 tooth per inch blade. after it was all glued I attacked it with a dremel with a sanding drum in it and blended the back to the box. The stains are golden oak for the body and red oak for the drawer. Enjoy

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....





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Richard Miller

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#1 posted 376 days ago

I like it good job

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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Knothead62

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#2 posted 376 days ago

Unique!

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SebringDon

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#3 posted 376 days ago

Nice! Now that I’ve got a decent bandsaw I’ve been thinking about trying some of these, and I like the idea of “practicing” on ply if I can get such stunning results! Favorited.

Is the handle hardwood?

-- Don

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Time2beupinAZ

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#4 posted 376 days ago

I like it. great job

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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Surfside

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#5 posted 376 days ago

I like that bandsaw box. It’s really unique. Outstanding. Great work.

-- "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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snoman1973

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#6 posted 376 days ago

yes the handle is red oak :) and thank you guys for all the compliments :D

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....

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#7 posted 374 days ago

Funny, unusuall.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 372 days ago

That turned out really pretty and unique, has some nice colors and great finish. Well done!

—www.sawblade.com

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