mail box bank

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Project by trainrunner posted 01-11-2016 05:25 PM 1000 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been wanting to put one of these banks together for a while now and finally got around to it. I built it out of fir and added strips of redwood to make it more interesting. The box joint router jig does a nice job. I got a closet door pull and milled a slot in it for the coin slot. Then I used the round over bit on the corners and finished it with clear coat.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.

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#1 posted 01-11-2016 11:55 PM

Really nice project.
I got hold of one of the larger ones at a yard sale and man it was a blast to make a box for it.
There’s something about making something new from something old that just feels right.

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs.

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#2 posted 01-12-2016 04:44 AM

Nice! Looks great

-- Dan, TN

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#3 posted 01-14-2016 11:06 AM

Very nice, Looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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