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Project by Wingstress posted 2113 days ago 6519 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted a sand box for the kids that had a cover that a 3 year old could take off and put on. I searched the internet and found only tarps that were tied. So I came up with a simple steering wheel on a 3” PVC axle that simply rolls up into a slot. The other end of the tarp just lays across two hooks. To make it a little fun for the kids I made it in the shape of a boat with a toy chest up front.

The pictures don’t do it justice because we’ve had some rough weather and it sits under our deck so its pretty dirty.

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT





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Denappy

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#1 posted 2113 days ago

What an awesome idea, I’m sure the kids love it! Really like the idea of the cover and combining the toy box in the front! Great work!

-- -=Den

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lew

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#2 posted 2113 days ago

Really Neat!! And, it keeps the cats out!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 2113 days ago

Super design. Love the steering wheel tarp. That “hold up” for the bow section looks cool. Some kind of spring? Didn’t get pictures fast as the kids enjoyed it I see.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Napaman

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#4 posted 2113 days ago

cool design!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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darryl

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#5 posted 2113 days ago

nice project, I’m sure the kids love that!
I like your solution for the tarp cover.

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2113 days ago

well isn’t that smart!!!!
Great creation. Oh the stories it will be able to tell. Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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