Funky little bandsaw box for "U"

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Project by snoman1973 posted 07-11-2013 11:45 AM 2450 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok so… birch plywood scraps plus boredom equals…. this?! Yep finally did a band saw box and as usual I did it in a very non traditional way. instead of gluing all the layers of plywood together and then cutting the back off, I just left it off till I had cut out the body of the box :) I then used the body to trace out the shape of the back and cut it out. To get such a tight radius I used a 1/8”, 15 tooth per inch blade. after it was all glued I attacked it with a dremel with a sanding drum in it and blended the back to the box. The stains are golden oak for the body and red oak for the drawer. Enjoy

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....;-P

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#1 posted 07-11-2013 12:54 PM

I like it good job

-- Dick F,Burg Iowa

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#3 posted 07-11-2013 05:32 PM

Nice! Now that I’ve got a decent bandsaw I’ve been thinking about trying some of these, and I like the idea of “practicing” on ply if I can get such stunning results! Favorited.

Is the handle hardwood?

-- Don

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#4 posted 07-11-2013 08:20 PM

I like it. great job

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#5 posted 07-11-2013 09:44 PM

I like that bandsaw box. It’s really unique. Outstanding. Great work.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#6 posted 07-11-2013 10:13 PM

yes the handle is red oak :) and thank you guys for all the compliments :D

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....;-P

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#7 posted 07-13-2013 09:11 PM

Funny, unusuall.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-15-2013 02:16 PM

That turned out really pretty and unique, has some nice colors and great finish. Well done!


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