Bandsaw Bowl / Basket

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I made this octagon-shaped wood bowl/basket on my bandsaw out of a 1 foot square piece of 1×12 pine. I’ve seen other ones made with a scroll saw, so I wanted to try to make one with a bandsaw. Below are links to my PDF template if you would like to try it, as well as my video of this project.

Click here for PDF template.

Click here for the project video.

-- Steve in Lawrenceville, GA -

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#1 posted 304 days ago

I really like the design.
Nice work.

-- --Jakopo--

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#2 posted 304 days ago

Cool looking basket. Interesting simple video.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#3 posted 304 days ago

Absolutely fabulous bandsaw bowl! The design is wonderful.

-- "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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Scott Shea

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#4 posted 304 days ago

Very nice job! I’ve been thinking about trying one myself! This is a great inspirational picture!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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#5 posted 304 days ago

You know Steve, I have made a ton of the scrolled basket/bowls and after making lots of bandsaw boxes, I have never thought of using the BS like you did. I found by using hard woods, they were not as fragile.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#6 posted 303 days ago

Thanks for sharing the design…really nice effect!


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Ronald G Campbell

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#7 posted 303 days ago

I like the shape. Nice cutting

-- Ron Campbell

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#8 posted 302 days ago

Beautiful band saw basket! Creative design and beautifully cut pieces. Great video and great job!

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#9 posted 291 days ago

Great idea Steve, thanks for sharing all that info!

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