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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 04-13-2012 07:45 PM 6466 reads 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We’ve been spending this entire week remodeling my son’s bedroom. Here’s a simple idea that he’s having fun with.



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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 04-13-2012 08:22 PM

COOL!

REALLY COOL!

Atta way to go, DAD! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#2 posted 04-13-2012 08:31 PM

looked like a really fun project.liked the way you got the glass inserted ,another great video.

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#3 posted 04-13-2012 09:08 PM

you got this one boxed of nicely
cool daddy

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#4 posted 04-13-2012 09:15 PM

More important than the wood project, the time spent with your son. Way to go dad!

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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#5 posted 04-13-2012 09:26 PM

Cool storage solution. Perhaps my kids would be interested in having some of those. Into the favorites it goes.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#6 posted 04-13-2012 09:31 PM

Sure is a nice table saw Steve.

-- Rodman

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Dave

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#7 posted 04-13-2012 10:46 PM

And he can use those in college to. Nice Steve.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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barecycles

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#8 posted 04-14-2012 03:50 AM

Very cool…I’ll need to tackle this with one of the grandkids.

Hey, I guess Ted will now have 16,001 plans available.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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Dave

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#9 posted 04-14-2012 04:19 AM

Now that was funny!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#10 posted 04-14-2012 08:50 AM

cool :))))))))))))))

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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BritBoxmaker

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#11 posted 04-14-2012 11:48 AM

Great post, Steve. As an alternative to the metal hinge you could (yes I’ve tried it) put a dowel 25mm in along the door top and bottom, located into holes on the inside of the top and bottom box parts. A little trickier to assemble but worth it,perhaps.

On this one the pins are between 50 and 75mm in from the side.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#12 posted 04-14-2012 01:31 PM

Very neat and simple! Thanks for sharing, Steve….....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Skylark53

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#13 posted 04-14-2012 02:10 PM

These will be rugged little boxes that I predict will have long and useful lives. Good design work and well done!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#14 posted 04-14-2012 08:58 PM

Were these storage cube plans “borrowed” from Ted’s origional woodworking plans? I could of sworn he had this plan listed right between the files called Norm’s Tressel Table and the Wood Whisperer’s Cutting Boards.

Kidding, nice idea, it is fast and easy and any teen wood love to finish these in their own style.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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wooded

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#15 posted 04-15-2012 02:56 AM

MAN! Where did you get that cool router table? ;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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