Tonka Truck toy box

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Project by WilliamJack posted 07-18-2014 07:53 PM 1903 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this toy box to show that a toy box can also be used as a toy. This one is the first of many I hope showing the toys that I had growing up as toy boxes.

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#1 posted 07-18-2014 08:22 PM

great box! someone will be thrilled to have that.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 07-18-2014 10:12 PM

Wow,thats cool,i used to have those when i was a kid!

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#3 posted 07-18-2014 10:59 PM

Cool! Great concept for toy box.

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#4 posted 07-19-2014 01:58 AM

thats freaking awesome…love the diamond plate

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#5 posted 07-19-2014 02:01 AM


Welcome to LumberJocks.


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#6 posted 07-19-2014 04:15 AM

Also Welcome William

You have done well on the Tonka truck toy box, a skilled wood worker for sure.

Done forget to add some information on the construction, materials used ( how you did the sign for instance) and all the interesting stuff people will want to be asking about.

Now I wonder if you could find somebody to take the photos for you because that will really do justice to your projects.

because I for one will be looking forward of more of your great projects.

Keep up the good work !!

-- Regards Robert

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#7 posted 07-19-2014 01:10 PM

That looks amazing! I think your boy looks quite thrilled, eh?

How on earth did you get it to stick to your ceiling though? Will the lid stay shut in that position? Just kidding, looks awesome

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#8 posted 07-19-2014 02:34 PM

Is it really so big? Can let a child sit inside?

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#9 posted 07-19-2014 11:17 PM

Very impressive! Whats under the diamond plate?

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#10 posted 07-20-2014 11:33 AM

What are the wheels made of? Looks really great.

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#11 posted 07-20-2014 02:39 PM

I envy him!

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#12 posted 07-23-2014 04:09 PM

So cool! great job!

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