matchbox car display

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Project by BB1 posted 03-11-2016 12:46 PM 610 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is made from basswood with woodburning for the door, wording, and the “tires” – all cut on the scroll saw by my husband from a sketch I made adapted from others on the internet. I put together the box from pine. Glued and nailed it to a piece of plywood. Still need to add the hooks for hanging on the wall. This will be a gift for our nephew. Nice to do a “team project” from both his uncle and aunt.

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#1 posted 03-11-2016 02:51 PM

Great idea .a real fun project.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-11-2016 03:23 PM

Very nice design and build. Simple but so useful and elegant.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#3 posted 03-11-2016 06:43 PM

Nice team project, it will be some fine car display.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 03-11-2016 10:14 PM

Nice project for a great gift.

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