Noahs ark toy box plans from the Cherry tree

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Project by Steve Renard posted 1891 days ago 23829 views 10 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Boy,3-1/2 months later its finally done.My good friend is having twins and has a baby now so hes gonna need this toy box.329 pieces for the intarsia all hardwood and exotics including ebony,wenge,and cedar for the box.I wood burned his tatoo under the lid to personalize it,turned out great and had lots of fun making it.I would come home from work and make a set or two of animals on most nights.put them aside till they were done then made the ark then the box.You guys have to make one, my friend cried and gave me a big hug when he saw it.And the baby was all over it.This is my second one and I get graet feedback on both of them.

-- steve with Grains Of Passion woodworks

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#1 posted 1891 days ago

WOW for sure! Coolest toy box ever! Amazing!! Congratulations…........

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

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#2 posted 1891 days ago

This is wonderful a great gift ,what a fantastic work of art.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1891 days ago

WOW!!!! This is simply the best toy box I have ever seen. It’s sure is a work of art!
Thank you for sharing !

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 1891 days ago

Fantastic! Definitely the best toy box I’ve seen.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 1891 days ago

pretty cool and unique idea. Thanks for sharing

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#6 posted 1891 days ago

that is a great toy box, a lot of work, but from your heart to a good friend, that is just great…i love making wood gifts, more then i enjoy making something for money…..i would like to apply for santa’s job , but havent found where to leave my resume….lol….very good job..a family hierloom for sure….grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 1891 days ago

Beautiful job! It’s no wonder it is greatly appreciated. The time and effort spent on this really paid off.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#8 posted 1891 days ago

That is a GREAT BOX! Nice Job!

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#9 posted 1891 days ago

WOW! That is awesome!
Love the back end of the bear going in.


-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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#10 posted 1891 days ago

This is so… so cool ! ! ! Excellent Job ! I think I would have had a tear or two myself.

I’m adding this to my favorites.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA.

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#11 posted 1891 days ago

Great looking toy box! You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 1891 days ago

What an amazing box….all that for a friend. If I make you my buddy, can I expect something like that??

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#13 posted 1891 days ago

I have seen this pattern for a few years. ALWAYS wanted to make it but never had a reason. (No one to use it) I always wondered how it looked other than in the catalog. This is even far more beautiful! What a wonderful job. I JUST LOVE THIS!!!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#14 posted 1891 days ago

Wonderful job. The kids are going to love it and they will surely pass it down to their children when the time comes.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Steve Renard

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#15 posted 1890 days ago

Thanks everyone i am glad you like it.and enjoy reading you comments

-- steve with Grains Of Passion woodworks

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