Large Toy Chest

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Project by Don posted 07-19-2009 04:54 PM 1553 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a friend of ours when their son turned 4. It’s big enough for him and his cousin to sit in with the lid closed.

Pine and Poly are the materials used, a picture from the web and a helping hand from my wife.

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#1 posted 07-19-2009 05:00 PM

Hey Don
This is a great tool chest. Looks wonderful.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 07-19-2009 05:04 PM

Nicely done. I like the raised name and the finish is beautiful. Great profject.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 07-19-2009 05:31 PM

I love your toy chest. Very nice work. I bet their son really enjoys it.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 07-19-2009 06:55 PM

excellent toy box … very thoughtful

welcome to lj’s

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#5 posted 07-20-2009 03:22 AM

That’s a man’s size toy chest! Great build. I’m sure all the kid’s and

-- John @

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#6 posted 07-21-2009 03:06 AM

Looks great! You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 12-02-2009 07:31 PM

that is an great looking toy chest.

-- hardwood, South Carolina,

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#8 posted 12-07-2009 03:57 AM

Great job Don. My daughter likes this look so much, she wants me to make one for my Grandson. It looks lile this was made using pre-glued stain grade pine panels for the sides. Or did you join all sides from stock?

-- woodman488

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#9 posted 12-07-2009 02:29 PM

Hey thanks Tony…

True confession – yup, the sides are pre-glued pine panels from Home Depot (blush)
It was one of my earlier projects and I made it for our friend’s son for his birthday. Just seemed so much easier making it from the panels.

Quick and dirty….

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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