Bandsaw Box

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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!

Design Your Bandsaw Box

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.

bandsaw boxStep #4:- Sand your creation. Easier to sand the outside at this stage.

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 #10:- Sand the drawer bodies.bandsaw box

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.

bandsaw boxStep #15:- Glue the end pieces back on the drawers fallowing the marks you put on in step #11

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.

Your Bandsaw Box Is Now Complete.  

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Omer Charest

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