Funky laminated bandsaw box

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Project by snoman1973 posted 10-13-2013 11:45 PM 1665 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This box on box action came from having several chunks of 5/8inch thick black walnut (yes more walnut wood) in the scrap box that were all slightly tweaked or warped. Liberal amounts of glue and some good clamps made me two chunks to work with so I started attacking them with the band saw and an 1/8 in blade. I got a little to aggressive and snapped the blade trying to make too tight a turn through very thick material and the blade had no sense of humor. :) I finished the project with our 1/4 inch blade which greatly changed the design and shape of the stacked box. So… take chunks… make bigger chunks.. cut them apart… and glue them back together… .SURE!... makes soooo much sense… Hey it killed an otherwise dull Sunday afternoon so I’m happy.

-- 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 10-14-2013 12:39 AM

Not your everyday band saw box Snoman! Great way to use up cut offs. I like the full front face! Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 10-14-2013 02:38 PM

I love it!
Great way to save a project.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#3 posted 10-14-2013 02:49 PM

Nice box and I like the design.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 10-17-2013 01:19 PM

Pretty and cool band saw box! Like the unique shape. Great save on the beautiful walnut. Great job!

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