"Second time around" Bandsaw Box

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Project by huff posted 05-25-2010 09:51 PM 5898 views 18 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to try something different with this bandsaw box after I did one I called the flame. I wanted to see if I could have the top of the box cross (one side behind the other). Think about laying that on the bandsaw and cutting it out LOL. I finished this box last fall and actually took it to the Lumberjock picnic in HighPoint, NC and a few of our fellow LJ’s got to see it, but after I brought it home and it set on the shelf for a couple months, I decided it needed more work. (Even though it was finished and all the drawers were flocked!) off to the shop I went, got out my trusty grinder and started some free hand shaping on the outside. I wanted to give it a little more flow. It’s approx. 6” wide x 16” tall, walnut with a lacquer finish.

-- John @

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#1 posted 05-25-2010 10:03 PM

Wow John thats amazing


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#2 posted 05-25-2010 10:14 PM

Very cool.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 05-25-2010 10:37 PM

Beautiful sculpture!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 05-25-2010 11:13 PM

Excellent craftsmanship & Design!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 05-25-2010 11:16 PM

Huff, beautiful box! I can tell the rest of you LJ’s that the pictures don’t do it justice, as I have seen this in person and it is really something! Thanks Huff for all your help with my boxes, especially the nice exotic hardwood boards you gave me.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, [email protected] Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#6 posted 05-25-2010 11:19 PM

Amazing work.
You sir are a master of band sawn boxes

-- ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~

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#7 posted 05-25-2010 11:39 PM


Very nice work. I agreed with Tim the images do not appear to do justice to this work, it seems there is more flow to see?

Tony Ward

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#8 posted 05-25-2010 11:53 PM

Outstanding work. It is difficult to tell from the photos where the drawers are but I know it must be good. Please for more photos.

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#9 posted 05-26-2010 01:36 AM

Love it!

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#10 posted 05-26-2010 04:09 AM

crazy… im at a loss for words. I wouldn’t even know where to start. Beautiful

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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#11 posted 05-26-2010 11:50 AM

Funky! But amazing to boot, very special box!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 05-26-2010 03:27 PM

Woah!!!! John that is amazing and extremely creative!

+10 points !!


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#13 posted 05-26-2010 03:43 PM

Wow John! That is a beautiful piece. The design and finsh are first rate and the wood is gorgeous. Very well done my friend.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#14 posted 05-26-2010 08:10 PM

Awesome design!



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#15 posted 05-26-2010 08:58 PM


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