first bandsaw box

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Project by woodkiller posted 06-28-2010 01:06 PM 2261 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first attempt at a bandsaw box. It from a solid piece of red cedar. I sanded it to 320 grit and finished it with Deft spray Lacquer. Only a couple of little problems with it, BUT I HAD FUN! I did just get a 14” Jet bandsaw and a rigid sander and planer all were very useful with this project. Any comments are welcome. Thanks for looking. Russell

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#1 posted 06-28-2010 01:27 PM

Nice box. I like the wood grain pattern. I haven’t tried making one out of a solid block of wood yet.

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

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#2 posted 06-28-2010 02:17 PM

Looks like you just got one crack in the wood. When I build with cedar, it seems to crack all over the place. Nice job on it.

-- Don Alexander, Jacksonville, Florida

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#3 posted 06-28-2010 03:22 PM

Hey Don that Cedar was cracked before I started. I have had it in the basement for about 1 year. I am going to do more of these, I like the way it turned out.

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#4 posted 06-28-2010 03:31 PM

Nice job.
That grain pattern on the sides is sweet!

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#5 posted 06-28-2010 03:45 PM

Good looking box, I’m not a master on these either. So it will be interesting to hear what they say so I can learn as well. Keep it up!

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

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#6 posted 06-28-2010 05:00 PM

great box

-- John

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#7 posted 06-28-2010 05:18 PM

Good use of a block containing pith. Not much else to do with pith. Good idea!

-- There's many a slip betwixt a cup and a lip.--Scott

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#8 posted 06-28-2010 07:10 PM

Very appealing box. Well done!

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#9 posted 06-28-2010 07:11 PM

Super looking first box


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#10 posted 06-28-2010 10:26 PM

I like the way it turned out too.

Great job.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#11 posted 06-28-2010 11:55 PM

nice job on your bandsaw box

-- RStadler

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#12 posted 06-29-2010 01:02 AM

Nice Job, I also just purchased a Jet 14” bandsaw. I think I might have to try my hand at a bandsaw box now…...better watch SteveinMarin’s video again.

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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#13 posted 06-29-2010 01:57 PM

This is so cool!!! I can’t wait to get a bandsaw and try it.

-- curious woodworker

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#14 posted 06-29-2010 08:18 PM

Nice job, beautiful grain pattern!

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

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#15 posted 06-29-2010 08:28 PM

Can’t wait to try one of these! I really like the grain – overall looks great

-- -- Mike

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