This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Making a Bandsaw Box" by Acutabove Woodworking

52 Unique Boxes in 52 Weeks: Crafting a Beautiful Bandsaw Box

TLDRLearn how to create a stunning bandsaw box inspired by a project from the book '52 Boxes in 52 Weeks'. Follow along as we mark, cut, sand, and assemble the box, finishing it off with a flocked paper interior.

Key insights

🔧Discover the inspiration behind the project and how it relates to the book '52 Boxes in 52 Weeks'.

✂️Learn how to mark and cut the pieces for the bandsaw box, ensuring precise measurements and clean edges.

🌟Get creative with sanding techniques to add a unique texture and character to the box.

🔖Explore the use of flocked paper for the interior of the box, adding a touch of elegance and cushioning for delicate items.

🤝See how the lid and base of the box are carefully crafted and fitted, creating a seamless and secure closure.


What kind of wood is used for the bandsaw box?

The project uses a chunk of poplar as the main body of the box.

What tools are required to make this bandsaw box?

You will need tools such as a bandsaw, compass, sandpaper, file, belt sander, and scroll saw.

Can I customize the size and shape of the bandsaw box?

Absolutely! Feel free to modify the dimensions and design of the box to suit your preferences.

How is the interior of the box finished?

The interior of the box is lined with flocked paper, creating a soft and luxurious surface.

Is this project suitable for beginners?

While some basic woodworking skills are required, the project is suitable for beginners with patience and attention to detail.

Timestamped Summary

00:00Introduction to the project and the book '52 Boxes in 52 Weeks'.

01:18Marking and cutting the pieces for the bandsaw box.

04:20Creating the interior and exterior shape of the box using a compass.

05:50Sanding techniques to add texture and character to the box.

08:51Flocking the interior of the box for an elegant and cushioned finish.

12:46Crafting and fitting the lid of the box for a seamless closure.