26 Bandsaw Projects Ideas & Plans

Looking for a new project to tackle with your band saw? Look no further! The band saw is a versatile tool that can make cuts other saws can’t accomplish. It can cut through a variety of materials such as wood, foam, plastics, and metals. In this article, we’ll provide 30 band saw projects that you can easily do at home or in your workshop.

3. Retro USB by Erin Freuchtel

Retro USB by Erin Freuchtel

Looking for a unique way to blend old and new technology? Look no further than the Retro USB by Erin Freuchtel. This flash drive and dongle device features a cover made of wood, giving it a one-of-a-kind look. And the best part? This project is easy to do without any additional tools. Get creative and make your own Retro USB today!

5. Dinner Table by SawHub

Dinner Table by SawHub

Making a dinner table is an exciting band saw project for woodworkers of all skill levels. Despite its complexity, it is completely feasible to create a simple yet beautiful dinner table in no time. With your band saw, you can easily create intricate designs and curves to add a unique touch to your table. Whether you opt for a simple or complex design, the SawHub has got you covered.

28. Wooden Puzzle by Woodworking Barcelona

Creating a wooden puzzle with Woodworking Barcelona may challenge your skills, but it is not as complicated as it seems. The real test is not the pattern, but the endurance and patience required for each cut. With determination, you can successfully create a beautiful 2D plane puzzle.

7. Coat Rack by EuroMaxx DIY

Coat Rack by EuroMaxx DIY

Creating a coat rack is a simple project that can be completed in just a few hours. To make a coat rack, you will need a back-plate made of wood that is cut to fit your space. The back-plate should be rectangular in shape and can be easily cut using a band saw. Once the back-plate is cut, simply attach a few hooks to it and your coat rack is complete. This project is perfect for woodworkers of all skill levels and is a great addition to any home.

11. DIY Band Saw Letter Sign by Making Stuff

DIY Band Saw Letter Sign by Making Stuff

Create your own personalized letter sign for your home with this easy band saw project by Making Stuff. Simply attach your favorite words to a back plate and complete in just a few hours. This project is perfect for beginners and a great way to add a unique touch to your home decor.

12. Easy DIY Band saw Boxes by David Picciuto

Easy DIY Band saw Boxes by David Picciuto

Creating DIY Band saw Boxes is a fun and addictive activity with endless possibilities for designs. David Picciuto has made it easy for anyone to create these boxes, which are perfect for storing little trinkets or gifting to loved ones. With only your imagination as the limit, you can create a variety of designs that are both beautiful and functional. Get started on your own DIY Band saw Box today!

2. Deer Mount with Antlers by Wholman

Deer Mount with Antlers by Wholman

If you’re looking for a modern and elegant piece of taxidermy, the Deer Mount with Antlers by Wholman is a great option. Crafted entirely out of wood using only a band saw and some tools, this project showcases fine woodwork and creativity. Unlike traditional taxidermy, this mount won’t hold moths or emit any unpleasant smells. Its sleek design is sure to impress anyone who sees it.

13. Cherry End Table Night Stand by Shanty-2-Chic

Cherry End Table Night Stand by Shanty-2-Chic

Looking for a DIY night stand that is easy to make? Look no further than the Cherry End Table Night Stand by Shanty-2-Chic. This night stand is a smaller version of a dining table, making it a popular item for woodworkers to create. With modifications to the dimensions, you can easily create a unique piece that fits your personal style. Add some curves to the top or legs to make it stand out even more. Make the most of your band saw and create a beautiful cherry end table night stand today.

14. Conventional Picture Frame by John Petersik

Conventional Picture Frame by John Petersik

Crafting a conventional picture frame is an easy project for woodworkers of all skill levels. With the use of hand tools and other equipment, the frame can be designed in various shapes and sizes. This project, created by John Petersik, is perfect for beginners and intermediate level woodworkers.

6. Band Saw Box for Kids by Stumitch

Band Saw Box for Kids by Stumitch

Looking for a simple and safe project for your child? Look no further than the Band Saw Box for Kids by Stumitch. This project features drawers and a design that is perfect for children. With easy-to-follow steps and a safe design, your child will have a productive and enjoyable experience.

26. Planter by LRN2DIY

Planter by LRN2DIY

When creating a planter with a band saw, the possibilities are endless. You can get more creative compared to when you’re making a simple cube. Hanging planters generally have some kind of opening at the vertical axis, which allows the band saw to create organic curved lines. LRN2DIY’s planter design is a great example of this. The design is unique and eye-catching, perfect for adding a touch of personality to your garden or home.

10. Mash Paddle with Hop-Shaped Cutouts by RyCollier

Mash Paddle with Hop-Shaped Cutouts by RyCollier

If you’re looking for a unique mash paddle to add to your brewing equipment, RyCollier’s mash paddle with hop-shaped cutouts is a great option. With detailed instructions on how to use a fence over a band saw for straight cuts and creating router templates, even beginners can create this paddle. For those without a band saw or router, a jigsaw can be used to cut out the hop shape. This mash paddle is sure to impress fellow brewers and add a touch of fun to your brewing process.

22. Hanging Shelf by Peter Turner

Hanging Shelf by Peter Turner

If you’re looking for a creative approach to shelving, consider using a band saw to create organic shapes with sweeping curves. Peter Turner’s Hanging Shelf is a perfect example of this technique. With just a table saw and some fasteners, you can easily create a unique and eye-catching piece that will add character to any room. The tight swirls and curves of this shelf are sure to impress.

15. Drawers by Rag ‘n’ Bone Brown

Drawers by Rag ‘n’ Bone Brown

Creating a set of drawers is similar to making a jewelry box, but on a larger scale. To make a big set of drawers for your clothes, you can follow some basic dimensions or principles in creating a nightstand or table. If you plan to use mostly common angles and linear lines, then you can use a table saw. Keep in mind that the size of the drawers will depend on your needs and available space.

16. LED Soundwaves Wall Art by Ollaris

LED Soundwaves Wall Art by Ollaris

The LED Soundwaves Wall Art by Ollaris is a unique and modern take on traditional wall art. This piece creates negative images with the absence of wood, forming lines that resemble sound waves. The LED lights add a beautiful glow to the piece, making it a great addition to any space. However, it should be noted that this piece may require additional tools for installation. Overall, this wall art is a great way to add a modern touch to your home decor.

17. Wooden Candle Holder by Silverline ToolsTV

Wooden Candle Holder by Silverline ToolsTV

To create a wooden candle holder, you can opt for a simple or complex design. A drill is typically used to create the hole for the candle, but there are alternatives. For example, you can make the holder larger to accommodate bigger candles. With Silverline ToolsTV, you can create the perfect wooden candle holder for any occasion.

4. Hardwood Salad Servers by Steve Ramsey

Hardwood Salad Servers by Steve Ramsey

Crafted with a band saw, Steve Ramsey’s hardwood salad servers are a simple yet modern addition to any kitchen. These servers can be made with just a few scrap pieces of lumber and are a product of your patient handiwork. These salad servers are the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys serving salads, especially your wife.

27. Coffee Table by FPSXGames

Coffee Table by FPSXGames

Making a coffee table is a popular project for homeowners. The practical design and smaller size make it a great centerpiece for any living room. FPSXGames suggests using a band saw for this project as it is easier compared to other table designs. Consider using unique materials or adding a personal touch to make your coffee table stand out.

18. Wooden Toy Car by Shinyshoul

Wooden Toy Car by Shinyshoul

If you’re looking for a fun and stimulating toy for your kids, a wooden toy car by Shinyshoul might be just what you need. These toys can be simple or complex depending on your skill level, but this particular project should be easy enough for anyone to handle. While some additional tools may be required, the end result is sure to brighten up your child’s day.

19. Collapsible Basket by Fabian’s Tiny Workshop

Collapsible Basket by Fabian's Tiny Workshop

Looking for a unique basket that is both functional and stylish? Check out the Collapsible Basket by Fabian’s Tiny Workshop. This wooden basket features multiple layers of the same pattern and shape, cut into smaller pieces for a unique and eye-catching design. Its collapsible design makes it easy to store and transport, while its sturdy construction ensures it can handle all your storage needs. Get your hands on this one-of-a-kind basket today!

19. Collapsible Basket by Fabian’s Tiny Workshop

Collapsible Basket by Fabian's Tiny Workshop

Looking for a collapsible basket that is easy to make and requires minimal tools? Look no further than Fabian’s Tiny Workshop. With just a band saw, you can create a collapsible basket perfect for storing anything from toys to laundry. The collapsible design makes it easy to store when not in use, and the simple construction makes it a great project for beginners.

9. DIY Designer Chair by FELDER GROUP TV

DIY Designer Chair by FELDER GROUP TV

Creating a designer chair using a band saw chop saw is simpler than it appears. Add a touch of elegance to your dining room or kitchen with this DIY project. The chair features classy armrests with a degree of curvature to ensure maximum comfort. You can use a variety of tools to cut curves, making the process even easier. With the help of FELDER GROUP TV, you can create a stylish and comfortable chair in no time.

21. Name Plaque by Reality Daydream

Name Plaque by Reality Daydream

Creating a name plaque may seem like a simple decorative project, but it is actually one of the more challenging band saw projects on this list. The precision required for the many intricate cuts and points can make it a difficult task to tackle.

23. Wooden Coffee Scoop by Stephen Johnson

Wooden Coffee Scoop by Stephen Johnson

Crafting a Wooden Coffee Scoop by Stephen Johnson is a woodworking project that requires a few tools and several steps. Although using a band saw alone won’t be enough to create a proper opening in a piece of wood that will hold grains or liquid, this project is versatile and not particularly difficult.

24. Standing Reindeer by TopSaw

Standing Reindeer by TopSaw

Looking for a new toy for your kids? Consider the Standing Reindeer by TopSaw. This toy takes inspiration from a centuries-old tradition of using reindeer as the main object of children’s playtime during the holiday season. Not only can it be used as a toy, but it can also serve as a festive decoration. Get into the holiday spirit with this versatile and fun toy.

25. Mahogany Door by Kyle Toth

Mahogany Door by Kyle Toth 

To create a unique pattern for your door, particularly for windows, a band saw can be used. This is especially useful for more contemporary designs, such as those found in Art Deco styles. While a hand planner or table saw can be used for a standard rectangular door design, a band saw can help bring out the unique patterns and designs in a mahogany door, such as those created by Kyle Toth.

Conclusion

The band saw is an incredibly versatile tool that can be used for a variety of projects. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced woodworker, the band saw’s ability to cut smoothly through different shapes makes it an essential tool for any project. While it may not be suitable for all types of cuts, there are some projects that can only be done neatly with a band saw. So, if you’re looking to take your woodworking skills to the next level, investing in a band saw is definitely worth considering.

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