Toy Box

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Project by Gater posted 07-28-2010 07:45 AM 1693 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wife saw this chest on-line and wanted me to buy it ( $1499.00 ). I made it instead ( under $400.00 ).

-- Gator, Louisiana

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#1 posted 07-28-2010 11:08 AM

Very nice and you can buy more tools with the Grand you saved! Imagine the profit that they were making off the high end toy box. What was it made of?
Did you cut a couple of holes in the back for air? My kids had a toy box that had two holes in the back in case a kid got stuck inside. Liability stuff, I guess. That doesn’t count the time my daughter was in a toy box and her little brother sat on the lid. If I recall, there was a lengthy discussion about that.

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#2 posted 07-28-2010 02:27 PM

Good job!!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 07-28-2010 04:23 PM

Nice artwork too. They airholes are a good idea… also helps keep the toys getting moldy.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 07-28-2010 04:52 PM

Very fine looking work Gator ! It will serve the little one well and the money You saved can go to the college fund to boot ! Welcome to L J’s and as always stay safe.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#5 posted 07-28-2010 10:44 PM

it´s a very niice box you have made ,I like the nautic theme on it

thank´s for sharing and welcome to L J have enjoy it and have fun


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#6 posted 07-29-2010 02:50 AM

Looks like a kid box. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 07-29-2010 02:49 PM

Brings back memories. I made a big toy box for my girls when they were very young. The toys were usually on the floor and the girls would be in the box.


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#8 posted 07-29-2010 11:24 PM

My experience is same as Gregs – - the Box was the best Toy.

How did you do the artwork?

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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