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Project by TheFridge posted 09-28-2015 11:33 PM 1064 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for a niece. She wanted a box she could lock and keep the “babies” out of when the family is around. Which is all the time.

She liked the look of box joints and maple with a clean look. So I kept it simple and used a piece of maple with a bit of figuring and finished it with a brushing lacquer. She loves pink and was pumped to see the leopard print pink.

Box joint jig courtesy of William Ng. Thanks guy.

Thanks for looking.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.





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CharlieK

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#1 posted 09-29-2015 01:16 AM

You get more done in one week than I do in 3 months. Congrats on the great work!

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TheFridge

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#2 posted 09-29-2015 01:52 AM

Thanks bud. Actually… This is the last 3 months:)

Edit: I post one then figure well hell. Might as well post past progress.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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August McCormick Lehman III

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#3 posted 09-29-2015 02:35 PM

love the hardware men,
those are the things i like to make but dont know how,.

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TheFridge

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#4 posted 09-29-2015 02:39 PM

Thanks man, made a simple box joint jig to do the sides and just glued the top and bottom then cut the top off when the glue dries. You got it August. Just dig around till you find something you like and just try it. That’s all I did bud.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Tooch

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#5 posted 09-30-2015 09:48 AM

real nice box and real tight joints. That latch is crazy, where did you pick it up?

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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TheFridge

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#6 posted 09-30-2015 11:20 AM

Thanks man. eBay.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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JackinNac

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#7 posted 10-02-2015 01:54 PM

Nice job. That is one beautiful workbench also

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 10-02-2015 02:10 PM

This box turned out beautifully, Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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TheFridge

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#9 posted 10-02-2015 02:16 PM

Thanks. I appreciate it.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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CharlieK

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#10 posted 10-02-2015 05:03 PM

That latch really is crazy! Can you post close up picture of it?

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TheFridge

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#11 posted 10-02-2015 05:13 PM

Sure bud

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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CharlieK

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#12 posted 10-02-2015 05:34 PM

Thanks! That was a good find.

-- Adjustable Height Workbench Plans http://www.Jack-Bench.com

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ShaneA

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#13 posted 10-02-2015 06:14 PM

Good job on this one. The interior looks pretty sweet too.

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TheFridge

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#14 posted 10-02-2015 06:42 PM

No problema Charlie.

Shane, between you and me. I am a huge fan of pink leopard print material.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Roger

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#15 posted 02-25-2016 11:51 PM

Super nice build. I know one niece that’s happy happy happy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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