Toy Box

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Project by Gater posted 1483 days ago 1304 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 1483 days ago

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 1483 days ago

Good job!!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 1483 days ago

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 1483 days ago

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 repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#5 posted 1483 days ago

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 1483 days ago

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

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 1482 days ago

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 1482 days ago

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

How did you do the artwork?

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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