Introduction: Band Saw Boxes

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-band saw
-Log (Whatever size box you want is determined by the log size.)
-wood glue

Step 1: Cut Log to Length

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(I drew these pictures to make it easier to understand.)

Step 2: Remove Bark

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(I was able to just peal it off with a knife on some of them.)

Step 3: Slicing Segments

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Step 4: Removing Core

Picture of Removing Core

Step 5: Gluing Seam

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(I wrapped it twice for a tighter grip.)

Step 6: Top and Bottom Inset

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Step 7: Cutting Scribe Lines

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Step 8: Sanding

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Sand the edges, and make it really smooth on outside. DO NOT sand on the bottom inset's sides, but DO sand on top and bottom of it.

Step 9: Locate Top Inset and Glue

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Step 10: Gluing Bottom Inset

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Step 11: Done!

It is pretty easy to make once you get going after a couple. I probably broke 2-3 before I was able to get the finale product. But trial and error is a great thing.
-If you have a question about something leave a comment and I will address it.


uncle frogy (author)2015-11-06

wow I wish I could handle a pencil as well as you can the drawings a good by themselves.

I have made band saw boxes a little differently.

I cut the top off blank then core the box out then cut a piece off of the top of the interior blank to glue on the bottom of the top and cut a piece off of the bottom of the core to glue in place of the bottom I use epoxy and am left with a larger interior piece to make a smaller box with. the best ones are made with very complicated grain. like that found in stumps and multiple crotches

uncle frogy

petetgrosswi (author)2014-08-30


kbc2 (author)2014-08-30

did a box like this using a bridge port mill, cnc router would not accomplish the depth i wanted. but dig your design and method! very cool.

petetgrosswi (author)2014-08-30

No problem

MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-08-30

Very nice looking! Thanks for sharing!

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