Bandsaw Box made easy.
Warning Bandsaw Box making can be addictive.
However they are easy to create and make great gifts for storing little trinkets. Have Fun!
Step #1:- sketch out a design which is only limited by your imagination. You may find creative ideas on the web.
Step #2:- Prepare your blank. Glue up a block to fit you design. The total block measured 3 x 6 x 11 for this project.
Step #3:- Rough cut your template and glue it to your blank. At this point you are only cutting the outside of your design.
Step #5:- Slice off the back.
Step #6:- Cut out your drawers. Decide on an entrance point and cut out each drawer (In one motion if possible.)
Step #7:- Cutting out the drawer openings. Fallow your template.
Step #8:- Closing the gaps where you entered the drawer opening with the bandsaw.
Step #9:- Sand main body where all the drawer opening are.
Step #11:- Prep your drawers by slicing the front and back off (1/4″) mark the pieces to get them back in the proper location.
Step #12:- Design your drawer body the shape that becomes the inside of the drawer.
Step #13:- Cut out the drawers. Fallow the pattern lines and remove the drawer cavities.
Step #14:- Sand the inside and outside of the drawers.
Step #16:- Glue on the rear panel of the main body. Sand panel flush with body.
Step #17:- Design and cut out the drawer pulls. These can be done in a dark color to accent the drawer.
Step #18:- Attach the handles
Step #19:- Using the stain color of choice, stain and finish with 2 coats of lacquer sanding lightly in between.