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Forum topic by Sirgreggins posted 412 days ago 1307 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Sirgreggins

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412 days ago

I dont have a bandsaw but i do have a scrollsaw. Do you think I could make bandsaw type box with a scroll saw? What do you think the thickest I could go for material? I’m fascinated by these and would love to make a few for friends/ family/ to sell.


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#1 posted 412 days ago

There’s a magazine devoted just to scrollsawing and last year they had scrollsawn puzzle boxes on their front cover, so I guess you can do it. Thickest material would depend on how thick your scrollsaw can cut.

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#2 posted 412 days ago

About the thickest you can go with a scroll saw is 1-1/2 and maybe a bit more. It will depend on the type of wood.

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#3 posted 411 days ago

I have made a few of them so it definitely is possible.
Don R

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#4 posted 410 days ago

cool thanks. I’m going to try making a few. Cherry, walnut, spanish cedar, and some aromatic cedar to start. hopefully these are soft enough

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#5 posted 410 days ago

Check out the book by Carole Rothman, Creative Wooden Boxes. Its Excellent.

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#6 posted 407 days ago

Thanks. I will

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