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Project by Darryl Jones posted 04-15-2010 03:32 AM 1932 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This toy box was made for a friend’s kid. I made it kinda last minute and I am very pleased with the fact that I was able to put this together so quickly. I think start to finish the construction took roughly 5-6 hours with the exception of gluing up the lid. My friend and his wife were quite pleased, so mission accomplished! The box is of frame and panel construction utilizing pocket screws (easily the one the fastest strong joints that you can use). The frame and lid and pine and the bottom and panels are birch ply. Enjoy and thanks for looking.

-- Dread Knot Wood Shop

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#1 posted 04-15-2010 12:00 PM

Great looking toy box, very nice work.

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............

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#2 posted 04-15-2010 02:52 PM

Nice box and a nice gesture.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 04-15-2010 04:01 PM

Good job!! I’m sure your friends are pleased.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 04-15-2010 05:30 PM

very nice box!

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#5 posted 04-15-2010 06:10 PM

Nice toy box there.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#6 posted 06-19-2011 05:16 AM

Very nice. I wouldn’t have thought of using pocket screw joints…

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