Here are free downloadable woodworking plans for a shop-made jig to use on a band saw.
Step-by-step instructions and photos of how to make these reindeer on the bandsaw.
At this link they walk you through the process of building beautiful nested bandsawn boxes made from reclaimed walnut. Visit their web site, then click on Season 18 and look for Episode 1804 to watch the video.
At this link you will find American Woodshop with Scott Philips as he walks you through the process of building a beautiful heart shaped bandsawn jewelry box. Visit their web site, then click on Season 15 and look for Episode 1510 to watch the video.
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing a shop built sled to allow resawing found wood into lumber useful for woodworking projects. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software.
When working with small pieces at my band saw, there was not a handy place to set them aside. So I mounted a plywood shelf to the arm of the saw.