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Project by highflyer posted 11-14-2009 06:17 PM 1792 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At one time while my fiancee and I were at a walmart and we purchased for her car a small first aid kit for those occasiones that warrents its use. Well the plastic box that the materials were packaged in is cheaply made and didn’t even have it 2 months and one of the clips that holds it shut broke off. So I put this together out of some scrap ply I had lying around my shop. Gave it a few coats of paint and a front hasp and there ya go. My fiancee wanted the inside red and well it doesn’t look that bad.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 11-14-2009 06:42 PM

Super job looks great

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Thuan

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#2 posted 11-14-2009 06:50 PM

Doesn’t look bad? It looks great! I love these ” I have a little time and some left over wood so I made these” types of project.

-- Thuan

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BoxBuilder

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#3 posted 11-14-2009 07:31 PM

Welcome to another box builder. They are a great way to use up scraps that otherwise would go to the fireplace. Very nice job both of building & finishing!!!

-- Richard, Pennsylvania

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bigike

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#4 posted 11-14-2009 07:59 PM

great project nice idea and a very good addition to any shop!!!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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NBeener

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#5 posted 11-14-2009 10:20 PM

Any time you can marry simplicity and elegance, you’ve got MY attention.

Very nicely done.

-- -- Neil

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ChesapeakeBob

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#6 posted 11-14-2009 10:33 PM

Looks really cool. How did you do the graphics on the lid?

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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littlecope

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#7 posted 11-14-2009 10:36 PM

Great Build and you also did a terrific job on the painting!! For once, though, this is one box that I hope doesn’t see much use… ;-)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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highflyer

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#8 posted 11-14-2009 11:12 PM

Thanks for all the comments, all feed back is greatly appreciated. The graffics are painted on but I did cut a template out with my vinyl graphics machine.

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nmkidd

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#9 posted 11-15-2009 09:46 AM

Great use of scrap….lot sturdier then the cheaoy you mentioned…..and will be there if needed. Nicely done.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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