Making Bamboo Basket Boxes

I have made four bamboo basket boxes for the cubby shelves in our breakfast bar. I made these wooden boxes look a little bit like baskets by cutting bamboo plywood in strips and regluing the strips back together again with the end grain of the bamboo showing on face. This technique produces a nice woven pattern. I also mitered the joints of the boxes to have this pattern wrap-around the corners of the boxes. I rounded over all of the edges of the boxes to give them the look and feel of a soft curvy basket.

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Wood Turned Bamboo Death Star:

Some of the tools used in this project

CNC: http://www.cncrouterparts.com

http://www.bamboorevolution.com/

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Milwaukee 18-volt Compact Drill: http://amzn.to/1sj855F
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Oshlun 8-1/2-Inch Negative Hook Finishing ATB Saw Blade :http://amzn.to/1TJmTQJ
FastCap Glu-Bot Glue Bottle: http://amzn.to/1TJn0vq
3M Peltor H10A Optime 105 Earmuff: http://amzn.to/1sj80iw
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32 ответов на “Making Bamboo Basket Boxes”

  1. How did you assure the thickness of your boxes were the same? I've found that when using a sander on my final prep I can get slightly different thicknesses that show when you miter the corners. Did you build all four sides out of the same piece?

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