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Project by coaltowner posted 1770 days ago 1383 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this was made for my wifes aunt.
I made this from one 6” x 12” spruce 12ft long I bought to play with after buying my new ridge planer.
the only screws are in the hinges and stop chain.
I had a lot of fun doing this one.





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rustedknuckles

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#1 posted 1770 days ago

I really like your design, a nice shift away from traditional slab sided boxes. I’ve been thinking about building a toy box for my girls and I think you have just given me the idea I’ve been looking for. Any issues with using the spruce? Not too wet or sappy was it?

-- Dave- New Brunswick

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#2 posted 1770 days ago

I like the weaved look.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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coaltowner

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#3 posted 1769 days ago

the key to soft wood is to cut wood rough and let dry, take your time and don’t try to dry standing it’s bad news.

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#4 posted 1769 days ago

I like this very nice

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1481 days ago

Nice looking project coaltowner , be carefull working in the mines .

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