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V2 = BAND SAW BOX

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Project by kiefer posted 274 days ago 4199 views 10 times favorited 66 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I chose V2 for the title because the design represents a two cylinder motor bike engine in about half scale .
Building this box has been a bit of a challenge for me since I have never attempted a project like this and I wanted to incorporate the spirit of the contest motto ,like “twist, secret and jewelry” .
The box is build mainly using the band saw and has a drawer ,two secret compartments that twist and a couple jewelry type decorations .




The cylinders are held in place by a bayonet type lock(see bolts at back and slot in cylinder ) and can be removed with a simple twist but first the air filter has to be removed forward as it locks both cylinders and keeps them from being turned . The inside of the cylinders are about 9”high by 2” in diameter ,room for lots of stuff to be hidden .
This band saw box is a present to my son in law .
The bike he owns has a beautiful looking engine which is the inspiration for this box design .

-- Kiefer 松





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 274 days ago

Very very cool. Should get DT3 soon. Like the detail. I think it came out very good.

What are the “fins” made of?

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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stefang

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#2 posted 274 days ago

Very cool and unique Kiefer. Now you are exposed as an artist!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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kiefer

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#3 posted 274 days ago

The fins are made from 1/8” baltic birch with a aluminum edge .

-- Kiefer 松

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 274 days ago

Ultra cool! Definitely not your “run of the mill” BB. Clever design and outstanding incorporation of contest perimeters.

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

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tyvekboy

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#5 posted 274 days ago

When you say aluminum edge, do you mean you used contact cement to stick on aluminum foil?

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 274 days ago

Very imaginative and well executed!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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whitebeast88

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#7 posted 274 days ago

very nice.cool build.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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WoodenFrog

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#8 posted 274 days ago

So Nice Kiefer!! So nice!!
Knocked that one out of the park!!
Good luck with the contest.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Woodenwizard

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#9 posted 274 days ago

WOW, Great creativity.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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steliart

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#10 posted 274 days ago

amazing work buddy, excellent

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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vanzemaljac

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#11 posted 274 days ago

Many well designed and perfectly done …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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woodshaver

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#12 posted 274 days ago

Very nice! I hesitate to even call this a BB. Well done and extremely interesting! Not to take away from what you have accomplished but I was wondering what a cutaway would look like to expose a piston. Just a thought.
Great work Kiefer!

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

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deon

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#13 posted 274 days ago

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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DocSavage45

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#14 posted 274 days ago

Kiefer,

I’m SURE your son in law is going to be really excited to get this. It’s way out of what I’ve come to think about as a band saw box. Thanks for answering the cooling fins question.

I know you are a band saw master but I was curious about how long this project took?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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mcoyfrog

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#15 posted 274 days ago

sweet design I dig it

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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