First Bandsaw Box

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Project by doncutlip posted 11-17-2011 01:31 AM 1386 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is 3 dougfir 2×4s glued together; just wanted to practice. My daughter said she’d take it so I rubbed some BOL on it, won’t waste much time on finishing it. It’s about 2 hours labor total, including sanding. But it’s a start, hopefully the next one will be better.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#1 posted 11-17-2011 01:43 AM

I like it – very ‘organic’ feel. Nice Job

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#2 posted 11-17-2011 01:58 AM

Your daughter will cherish that box forever. Great job!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 11-17-2011 02:09 AM

Oops, BOL, I meant BLO. I ain’t nothin without my spell checker.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 11-17-2011 03:08 AM

That is a pretty nice first box. Your daughter will love it! Next, show her how to make one! Get her interested in woodworking by doing!............Jim

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

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#5 posted 11-17-2011 03:13 AM

Hi Don, Nice first box. Nice use of a 2×4, love using them to practice new ideas and also to make shop caddies and holders.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#6 posted 11-17-2011 02:10 PM

Nice job with your first box. Exactly how I started, back in 2009 when I bought my band saw. Been making band saw boxes ever since. They are addictive! :-) And fun.

Please make some more and show us. Maybe ask your daughter to draw the pattern for one. You never know what kids will come up with!

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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