Settlers of Catan Case

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Project by MDRoehl posted 1746 days ago 8213 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one was a cool project, but I feel kind of nerdy displaying it. It was an idea of mine to combine all of the components to a game I love to play called Settlers of Catan. This carrying case houses all of the pieces to the game including all of the add-ons and expansion packs. The top secures with a bullet catch and has heavy duty hinges. The instructions to the game are stored in a slim drawer only on wood glides. All the pieces are accessable via finger cutouts. It is 1/2” solid maple construction on the outsied with 1/4” solid maple on the inside components with walnut splined mitered corners. it measures 12” wide by 17” long by 6-1/4” tall.

-- Sawdust in my veins--

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#1 posted 1746 days ago

Outrageous… cool dividers.. nice all round… you have sawdust in your veins…!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 1746 days ago

I have to admit, I wan’t overly impressed looking at the first photo of the exterior. But when I saw the inside… WOW! Your interior detail work on this is just crazy good! Love it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 1746 days ago

Nicely done! And you couldn’t have picked a better game to organize. A cool box for a cool game.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 1746 days ago

Great box. The inside almost looks molded.

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

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#5 posted 1746 days ago

Fantastic Job on this, MD!! Looking forward to more of your work… Welcome to LJ’s, my Friend!!

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

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#6 posted 1746 days ago

I am assuming that the game doesn’t come with a box? is it one of those games that you collect parts and pieces as you learn it? It is a really nice box and a custom way to organize everything. The inside is beautifully done.

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#7 posted 1745 days ago

Very cool case good job

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 1745 days ago

Great work.

I’ve been thinking about doing something similar. Once you start adding expansions, the pile of boxes get annoying.

-- Sometimes... At night... My router tells me to do things to wood. Bad Things.

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#9 posted 1705 days ago

A very cool idea. I too have this game and have thought about building a box for it. I love the idea that you have made room for all the expansions.

-- Mark DeSchepper -- The things I make may be for gifts for others, but making them is a gift to myself.

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#10 posted 1583 days ago

Great Job! What’s the chance that you could sell me one of these??

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#11 posted 591 days ago

I will apologize in advance if this a completely inappropriate question for this website. I am a crafter, just not of wood. I wish I had the skill, the tools, the space. That being said, I am wondering if any of the works here can be commissioned. I am one who does fiber arts and of like mind, will create something out of need. I recently started playing Settlers of Catan with family and friends and love the fact that it goes a bit against the digital age. It is face to face fun. I want a beautiful box to store it in, not the cardboard one it comes in. Out of the few that I can find on the internet, this one is the most beautiful….to me. If there is any chance at all…..
P.S. and I live in the Twin Cities…

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#12 posted 423 days ago

Awesome! I’ve had a SoC set on my to-build list for a while but haven’t gotten to it yet.

-- -MDWhite

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#13 posted 423 days ago

It’s a beautiful box. Apparently I need to check into this game.

It appears to me that you have a few potential customers for your box mere moments after you posted it online.

I would suggest that many a business venture happened serendipitously. (By happenstance)

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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