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Project by Blackberry posted 02-11-2017 01:59 AM 1308 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was approached by a coworker with a request for a toy box for her daughter. I was given compete design freedom. She has yet to receive it… I’m confident it isn’t what she had in mind but it’s a toy box nonetheless.

The shape of the box was cut out of Baltic Birch. The front and the back was attached on the sides using strips of 3/4 thick plywood cut roughly 1” wide. The ends were then covered with bendy ply. I attempted to use thin Masonite but it wouldn’t make the bends. The inside curves are skinned with a thin ply that I had in the shop. Given the amount of skeleton, laminateing and glue the box really seem to be bulletproof.





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Kelster58

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#1 posted 02-11-2017 02:04 AM

That is thinking “outside the box”. Looks great. Anyone should be proud to own that. Good job !

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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woodbutcherbynight

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#2 posted 02-11-2017 02:49 AM

IF she does not appreciate the time and skill required to make such a unique box, I want it!!! Nice work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 02-11-2017 03:07 AM

Outstanding! Very Dr. Seussish.

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Scott

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#4 posted 02-11-2017 03:38 AM

If your co-worker doesn’t want it I’ll take it ;) Very cool design!!!

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#5 posted 02-11-2017 03:39 AM

I think you have very bad drift on the bandsaw.
And a nice set of clamps!
Did you use bendy plywood on the ends?

Impressive project I only hope it is appreciated

-- Regards Robert

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Greg the Cajun Wood Artist

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#6 posted 02-11-2017 04:19 AM

Awesome creation…

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself"

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#7 posted 02-11-2017 04:21 AM

Very nice.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#8 posted 02-11-2017 02:06 PM

Awesome

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#9 posted 02-11-2017 02:45 PM

GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#10 posted 02-11-2017 04:00 PM

As they used to say in the sixties- how not to be a square. Graceful and well done.

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#11 posted 02-11-2017 04:17 PM

looks great

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CampD

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#12 posted 02-11-2017 06:07 PM

Nice!

-- Doug...

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#13 posted 02-11-2017 07:48 PM

Cat in the Hat, wonderful

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#14 posted 02-11-2017 08:41 PM

This toy box is so whimsical and creative. Nice work!

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

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taoist

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#15 posted 02-11-2017 09:56 PM

Outstanding work !

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