Woodworking Projects - how to make a jewelry box video featuring a band saw resaw and the vacuum press. Woodworking projects (just like this jewelry box) that create a challenge tend to bring out the best of the woodworkers' skills. To build a jewelry box make of koa wood veneer is no different. A beginning woodworker may ask "Why not just use solid hardwood to make the jewelry box? However, this woodworker only had so much koa to make a the wood project out of veneers. Plus, this was a great way to share woodworking skills and techniques with other woodworkers.
The Apprentice and The Journeyman provides a woodworking video tutorial of building a Koa wood jewelry box. ; This episode involves maximizing the amount of available wood. Techniques demonstrated are slicing veneer on the Band Saw, gluing veneer packets, and vacuum pressing the Koa veneer.
Note to beginning woodworkers... Important aspects of these Youtube clips include: 1. How to resaw wood veneer on the band saw. Notice how the tall bandsaw fence and the push sticks are used to create a work safe environment. 2. How to glue up wood veneers to an mdf substrate. 3. A table saw crosscut sled is used to square up the wood veneer sheets. 4. A vacuum press applies equal pressure to the Koa veneer sheets during the glue up.