Bloodwood bandsaw box

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Project by Raftermonkey posted 09-27-2010 02:18 AM 5336 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bandsaw box made out of Bloodwood and Spalted Silver Maple. It was inspired by our fellow LJ, Huff’s “Flame” box. Mine is nowhere close to the quality of his, as I made a few mistakes. Huff, thanks for the inspiration, and I apologize for linking your name to such an inferior piece,haha.
. EVERYBODY is welcome to critique away on this one.haha

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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#1 posted 09-27-2010 02:22 AM

Great custom piece. I love originality when it comes to bandsaw boxes.

-- Mike, Florida,

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#2 posted 09-27-2010 02:32 AM


Nice work, good use of the grain to add to the Flame shape of you work. I also like the vertical drawer concept. Well done.

Tony Ward

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#3 posted 09-27-2010 03:47 AM

Zeke, I don’t get a chance to get on LJ’s as much as I would like, but I’m sure glad I got to see your “flame” box. I love the grain of the bloodwood (especially on the right side of the box). It really has a nice flow to it and the spalted maple is a nice contrast for the handles. You did a great job on your box and look forward to your next one.

-- John @

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#4 posted 09-27-2010 03:52 AM

Very nice, I like it. Nice job.

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

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#5 posted 09-27-2010 06:42 AM

I really like the design, nice job. How long did it take you?

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#6 posted 09-27-2010 07:03 AM

It’s a great piece. love the wood.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 09-27-2010 07:11 AM

Great looking box,
very different and interesting.
We can learn from our mistakes so we can get better at what we do!

-- Theresa,

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#8 posted 09-27-2010 03:50 PM

This design really looks great with this bloodwood – way to go!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#9 posted 09-27-2010 04:13 PM

Lots of LJ’s showing off their bandsaw boxes…..and all awesome! So, I want to make one too…..but there is no “how-to” anywhere….! I got the wood, I got the bandsaw, but I don’t got the design for the “how-to”...

p.s. Great work Zeke….there are no mistakes, if seen from a distance! :)

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#10 posted 09-27-2010 04:59 PM

Don’t sell yourself short Zeke. The box looks great, very original!

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#11 posted 09-27-2010 05:34 PM

That’s a great box.I wish i could make one….can it be made with 1/2” width blade?

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#12 posted 09-27-2010 11:55 PM


Welcome to bandsawn box making, to see the How To ~ Bandsawn Box Plans

Tony Ward

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#13 posted 09-28-2010 12:54 AM

Like Volta once said, “there is potential” :p

-- Thomas - there are no problems, there are only solutions.

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#14 posted 09-30-2010 05:44 PM

you think you’ve seen everything and then… this
very nice design and beautiful work :)

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#15 posted 09-30-2010 06:26 PM

Thanks folks for the incouraging and kind words.

-- -Zeke- "I hate to rush off, but I gotta go see a man about a log"

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