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Rustic Oak Band Saw Box

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Project by FloridaArt posted 02-07-2014 11:46 AM 1658 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

February, 2014—After the Live Oak tree in the front yard was pruned, it yielded some nice chunks of wood for some small projects. This is a free-form band saw box made from that tree. The drawer handles are rosewood. Aside from the band saw, the tools involved included a belt sander, router for roundover cutting, hand filing, palm sander, and hand sanding. Three coats of gloss water-based poly finish, and finalized with paste wax.

This wood was easy to work with. This was a fun project. Thanks for looking!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida





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degoose

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#1 posted 02-07-2014 11:56 AM

Incredible… I love sanding I mean bandsaw boxes, LOL

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 02-07-2014 12:49 PM

Another great box my friend.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 02-07-2014 01:37 PM

Looks great. Nice work.

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

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#4 posted 02-07-2014 02:11 PM

I like it a lot!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Jonathan

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#5 posted 02-07-2014 02:42 PM

Nice job here Art! That sure is some nice scrap wood that you’ve made both useful and more beautiful.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#6 posted 02-07-2014 04:10 PM

Nice box. I have got to get back to making some of these.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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wseand

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#7 posted 02-07-2014 05:12 PM

Great way to bring out the beauty of the tree.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#8 posted 02-07-2014 06:20 PM

When I see projects like this it makes me wish I had a band saw of my own.
Nice work Art or nice art work!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Hawaiilad

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#9 posted 02-07-2014 06:43 PM

Another great looking box Art..I also like to save those voids in the wood

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#10 posted 02-07-2014 08:39 PM

Well done, yes bandsawn boxing making is fun and very rewarding and there are none of the usual box making rules to follow!

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

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#11 posted 02-08-2014 05:25 AM

Nice little box

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 02-08-2014 04:08 PM

Well done, I need to try making something like this it looks like a fun project. (except for the sanding part)

-- TurnTurnTurn

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#13 posted 02-11-2014 09:58 PM

Nice looking little band saw box! Simply amazing.

-- "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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