My first bandsawn box

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Project by woodyone posted 08-13-2008 07:31 PM 2250 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a bandsawn box. I made it out of tulipwood, an off-cut piece that I wanted to put to some use. The dimensions are around 1 3/4 high, 3 1/4 wide and 6 inches in length. I finished it with some finishing oil to highlight the grain, as my main objective in the project was to line up the grain pattern exactly so it looked like a solid block. I got the idea from looking around the LJ website and other similar sites. I am quite happy with it as a first attempt but I can see room for improvement. With the skills and experience I have acquired completing it I will try something a little more challenging next time.

-- Woody, UK

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#1 posted 08-13-2008 07:51 PM

Nice job.

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#2 posted 08-13-2008 08:10 PM

Great attempt with great result.
I like the grain pattern. Tulipwood is beautiful, and the box is equally beautiful.

Take care and work safe.

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#3 posted 08-13-2008 09:26 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#4 posted 08-13-2008 10:00 PM

A good honest little box; nicely finished Woodyone.

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#5 posted 08-13-2008 10:08 PM

that’s great!
Don’t you love it when you meet a challenge and are successful??! !!!

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#6 posted 08-13-2008 10:40 PM

Great job!

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#7 posted 08-14-2008 04:33 AM

Great looking box

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#8 posted 08-14-2008 04:50 AM

this is nice, fantastic work!

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#9 posted 08-14-2008 05:00 AM

Nice looking box. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#10 posted 08-14-2008 07:46 AM

Thanks for the comments there well appreciated.

-- Woody, UK

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#11 posted 08-14-2008 12:27 PM

looks good. keep up the good work

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#12 posted 08-14-2008 07:24 PM

Watch out… bandsaw boxes! very nice first attempt.

God Bless,

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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