Couple of Bandsaw boxes!

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Project by Dandroid posted 03-30-2015 07:54 PM 1761 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yes I know there have probably been a million pics of Band saw boxes before , but these are the first ones I have ever made so I felt a need to share them with the world! they are both roughly 11 inches long by about 3.5 inches tall. The Bean shaped one is made up of several layers of Pine I found in the scrap bin and faced in a hickory board (at least I think It was Hickory) I found for 49 cents in a off cut bin at Menards. the Spaceship looking one is made of some scrap maple ply and the same hickory board I used on the other one. I finished both of them in a few coats of a oil varnish mix and flocked the insides Black

feel free to comment and critique my work and thanks for looking!

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at anchor in Orlando

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#1 posted 03-30-2015 09:47 PM

I like the open bottom/base

-- Jack

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#2 posted 03-30-2015 10:06 PM

Nice looking BS boxes. Isn’t it fun coming up with all the neat designs….

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 03-30-2015 10:55 PM

I had fun playing around with the designs , came up with these 2. I’m not sure which one I prefer let me know what you guys think.

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#4 posted 03-30-2015 11:50 PM

I couldn’t make up my mind.
I like both but in different
The open bottom is cool.
Give it a happy feel?

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs

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#5 posted 03-31-2015 12:28 AM

Great box

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#6 posted 03-31-2015 01:01 AM

Nice designs!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 03-31-2015 01:07 AM

I like the idea of the open bottom design, feels more modern and less traditional and boxey. Thanks for the kind words, was hoping to get a definitive winner as to which one people think looks better but maybe its all subjective.

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#8 posted 03-31-2015 01:31 PM

Very nice boxes, I like’em.
Can never see too many Bandsaw boxes.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#9 posted 03-31-2015 01:51 PM

Nice design and well executed. I have yet to do a BS box, but I really need to try.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#10 posted 03-31-2015 02:39 PM

I like your design, many designs but each is unigue.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#11 posted 03-31-2015 06:23 PM

Very nice shapes. That is the reason why I like bandsaw boxes – you can’t run out of shapes ideas.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 03-31-2015 07:16 PM

nice box

-- scott

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