Children's Toybox

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Project by Derg20 posted 1673 days ago 1355 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My Uncle and I built this toybox for my two nieces. The top is cushioned, the bottom has wheels, and the black is chalkboard paint. The lid has a piano hinge to prevent trapped fingers and has child safety hinges that were well tested by myself. My sister loved it.

-- -Tim

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#1 posted 1673 days ago

That’s really neat! So, the chalkboard paint lets them use chalk on it?

-- Todd Helmkamp,

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#2 posted 1672 days ago

Great build and finish.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1672 days ago

great looking toy box… I am sure they will love it…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#4 posted 1672 days ago

A fun build

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1672 days ago

Derg, well done and nice concept. Ive never used chalk board paint but like the idea. How does that work? What kind of surface is underneath it? How many coats? Is it easy to work with? Ive thought about incorporating chalkboards into some projects for my kids.

-- RKWoods

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#6 posted 1672 days ago

Awesome toy box. I like the idea of the chalkboard paint. Really neat. I bet the kids loved it. Good job.

-- Tony, Pliny,WV "Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or keep one."- Robert E. Lee

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#7 posted 1671 days ago

The chalkboard paint is easy to apply. I have hardboard underneath it, and a coat of primer, but you can put it on a any flat surface. It has 2 coats of chalkboard paint. Just like real paint.

-- -Tim

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