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Project by Jim Finn posted 04-22-2017 12:17 PM 652 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this coin bank to look like a street corner mail box. I made it using the brass PO box door and 3/8” oak. Quick and simple project finished with spray on Poly.

-- No PHD, but I have a GED and my DD 214





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SenecaWoodArt

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#1 posted 04-22-2017 12:40 PM

Neat idea Jim. Great looking project.

-- Bob

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 04-22-2017 12:41 PM

Realistic as it can get. Nice work.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 04-22-2017 01:42 PM

Very cool bank, Jim. That is the neatest one I’ve seen using the lock box front.

Nice idea and nice work on it!!...........it will be a favoirte.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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GR8HUNTER

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#4 posted 04-22-2017 02:07 PM

very real looking …..awesome replica …...... GREAT JOB :<))

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

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#5 posted 04-22-2017 02:18 PM

Pretty cool, realistic!

-- Doug...

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#6 posted 04-22-2017 02:38 PM

Jim, this is a very attractive P O bank box. Nice work and very creative.

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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konaman

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#7 posted 04-22-2017 03:18 PM

real clever design, I like it

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Hawaiilad

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#8 posted 04-22-2017 08:25 PM

I really like the way your mind works. I have a couple of the doors laying around and I think I now know what to make from them for the Grandkids. Thanks for the idea Jim.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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jeffswildwood

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#9 posted 04-22-2017 09:51 PM

Very nice, now I know a new way to try my next one. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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