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My First Bandsaw Box

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Project by Dave Rutan posted 183 days ago 618 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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For a video I’ll be making about bandsaw boxes, I need to get some experience with the wee creatures. I just dove in, gluing together some scrap wood and turning on the band saw. I think the biggest lesson learned was to add the feet later. They were a pain to try and sand. The wood is pine, but I stained the drawer front with vinegar and rust stain to set it off. I actually like the way the glue lines are visible, yet the stain makes the drawer look like it might be made of different wood. And yes, that is a pan-head screw for knob. I got lazy. This was my first attempt and it has a few flaws, but my wife took possession of it to hold hair clips.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 183 days ago

Sweet little box, and it already has a home. Great job. I’ll be looking for the video.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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MasterSergeant

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#2 posted 183 days ago

Your hooked now! Once you make one you have to make more! Like potato chips, can’t make just one!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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CFrye

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#3 posted 183 days ago

Nice Dave. I like the way you oriented the wood. Never seen one like that. Different is good! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Dave Rutan

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#4 posted 183 days ago

Different is my middle name.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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redbaronstoys

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#5 posted 183 days ago

Nice looking box. I am looking forward to making one of these when I get a band saw. I like the feet.

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marter1229

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#6 posted 183 days ago

Very good.
I really want to ty the boxes.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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Diwayne

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#7 posted 182 days ago

I like the feet cut in like that. Nice, these are fun, i do em when i need to think about a project.
They are. Adictive.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 178 days ago

Looks great for a first. Like the feet and the use of scraps. Well done!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 178 days ago

Nice work. This looks like it was a fun project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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