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Project by JCamp posted 11-22-2016 05:23 PM 512 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi there. I’ve been stalking this site for months an decided to join after I finally finished these tool boxes for my nephews I halfway expected that they’ll never be used but I’m not real supportively of the gamer society that a lot of kids participate in so my hope is that since my three nephews will all b teens next year that they will start getting sick of setting in front of a tv and learn to build things (after all isn’t woodworking just adult legos)
Anyway, I built these from plain old pine. Nothing fancy but they’ll hold some of the tools I already got them for Christmas last year I wanted to use dowels to hold them together but time didn’t allow so they were glued An finished nailed together I did use a 1in oak dowel as the carry handle though.
I’m more of a carpenter but I’m trying to learn some of the finer points of woodworking
Thanks for looking

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might





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Cathie Zimmerman

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#1 posted 11-22-2016 08:41 PM

Very cool! Maybe for their first project with you, show them how to put finish on them? :) I try to get the kids in my life out in the shop as much as I can too.

Great first project and welcome to LJs

-Cathie

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#2 posted 11-23-2016 03:31 AM

Very nice project. Welcome to LJ’s this place is addicting . Haven’t posted n while put still love looking at everybody’s great projects, I’ve learned so much from this site

-- greg indiana

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#3 posted 11-23-2016 05:05 AM

#1. Welcome to the wood-dust tribe!

#2. Nice first project and usable, not just an ornament!

-- just rjR

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#4 posted 11-23-2016 04:38 PM

nice gifts. they will last a lifetime

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#5 posted 11-23-2016 04:43 PM

These are very nice. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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