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Snowman Bandsaw Box

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Project by IsaacSteele posted 12-04-2013 at 09:30 AM 1205 views 17 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got my foot in the door for selling my projects at the local coffee shop so I thought something seasonal would be a good addition. Haven’t had much time for working on these side projects with it being the holiday season. Everyone wants their cabinets by Thanksgiving, then by Christmas and one last push before New Years. It doesn’t make for much free time to work on side projects. I was able to throw this, a ring box and a little mug together (hope to upload it soon).

Unfortunately I can’t upload the other ring box. I had to have it down in time for a friend to give his wife on their anniversary and forgot to even take pictures. It’s essentially the same as the Zebrano Ring Box I have uploaded except oval shaped and deeper, rather than being custom made for one specific ring.

I thought about painting the snowman white, but I love the natural grain and never had been a huge fan of painting over it. I’m quite happy with how this turned out and hope it sells easily. It’s about 5 3/4’ tall by 3’ wide and 1 3/4 deep. About the only thing I’d change is for the next one I think I’ll do red suede in the drawers and green in the shell.

Hope y’all enjoy.





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albachippie

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#1 posted 12-04-2013 at 11:49 AM

Nice festive take on a bandsaw box. Bet it’ll sell like a charm!
Brilliant,
Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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Surfside

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#2 posted 12-04-2013 at 02:10 PM

Must be fun to make! Cool idea for a band saw box! Well done!

-- "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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BanjoChris

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#3 posted 12-05-2013 at 03:58 AM

Very nice!!!

My wife collects snowmen…looks like I have my next project!!!

Thanks for sharing.

Chris

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TonyWard

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#4 posted 12-05-2013 at 11:16 PM

well done ! I agree painting might look good but it hides the beauty of the timber.

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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#5 posted 12-09-2013 at 09:37 AM

Great idea on a band saw box! Like the adorable snowman design. I’m sure they’ll be hits this holidays. Great job!

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IsaacSteele

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#6 posted 12-09-2013 at 05:48 PM

Thank you all for the kind words in your comments. They are greatly appreciated.

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