Pirate Corgi toy chest

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Project by simoncpj posted 03-18-2017 06:28 PM 453 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am just starting out woodworking and wanted to build a toy chest for our corgis. I liked the idea of a pirate chest so made one of pine and stained it darker. The front folds down in a flap that can be closed and held in place with a lip that fits into a rabbet on the lid to keep it closed.

I think the handles are too small and it needs some sort of closure/lock for decoration on the front.

The dogs do walk up the front to select toys and it keeps the family room a bit tidier.

No idea why the last photo rotatedj

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#1 posted 03-18-2017 07:19 PM

Now that’s a cool idea and will look good in the room. Nice build.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 03-19-2017 01:47 AM

Looks great.

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#3 posted 03-19-2017 11:30 AM

This chest looks great and is so nicely done. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#4 posted 03-19-2017 01:46 PM

Awesome. I am also owned by a Corgi.

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

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#5 posted 03-19-2017 02:57 PM

very nice

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