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Toy Train Shelf Unit

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Project by edwood1975 posted 10-21-2016 04:50 PM 585 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So a friend of my sons asks me could I make a storage shelf for all his toy trains and I figured that a unit in the shape of a train would be awesome .

It’s basically built with plain old 1×3 lumber and it’s held together with a series of dados that shelves fit into it.

Each shelf has 2 groves cut into it mimicking Train tracks so as they don’t fall out.

And it’s just all held together with glue.

Thanks for looking

-- Ed





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clieb91

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#1 posted 10-21-2016 11:19 PM

Nice job the tracks are good idea.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 10-21-2016 11:46 PM

A very well thought put and executed project!

It will be “borrowed”=(copied) by others here too.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 10-21-2016 11:48 PM

smart ….....GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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edwood1975

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#4 posted 10-22-2016 12:51 AM

THANK YOU for the kind comments.. it was a fun build and see myself dabbling in kids projects as there fun

I’d love to make a bigger one

-- Ed

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htl

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#5 posted 10-22-2016 01:11 AM

This is such a great idea for any train or toy lover.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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oldnovice

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#6 posted 10-22-2016 05:17 AM

Very clever!
Accentuating the train idea to the max!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#7 posted 10-22-2016 08:19 AM

Train for trains – great idea and design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#8 posted 10-22-2016 12:45 PM

Very cool design

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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canoeboy

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#9 posted 10-23-2016 02:09 PM

That is the perfect design for Thomas the Train. My Grandson would love something like this for his set. Mind if I copy your Idea :)

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edwood1975

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#10 posted 10-23-2016 02:36 PM



That is the perfect design for Thomas the Train. My Grandson would love something like this for his set. Mind if I copy your Idea :)

- canoeboy


Go for it!!

-- Ed

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