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Project by hairy posted 05-09-2018 05:00 PM 753 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is going to a teenage boy. I hope he likes it.

I tried a new to me technique. I used my 45 degree bevel sled to cut internal splines. I think it worked very well.

I used a 1/4” rabbet bit on the router table, and left the corners rounded.

I have a lot to learn about painting.

7 and 1/2” long x 4” wide x 5” tall. BB ply, acrylics and Mohawk Dead Flat lacquer.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#1 posted 05-09-2018 07:39 PM

Yup, a trash bin to keep his stash in?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#2 posted 05-09-2018 11:20 PM

A dumpster fire? That’ll work.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#3 posted 05-10-2018 01:23 AM

That’s just plain cool. He’s gonna love it.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#4 posted 05-10-2018 02:30 AM

I really enjoy looking at this box, great design idea

Thank you for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 05-10-2018 04:25 AM

Way too cool!
How did you shrink a dumpster?
Could serve as a real nice piggy bank.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 05-10-2018 06:32 AM

Very nice Hairy…He will love it.


-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#7 posted 05-10-2018 08:48 AM

Nice shape and colouration.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 05-10-2018 11:31 AM

Nice work! It’s a very creative piece.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#9 posted 05-10-2018 12:05 PM

I like it. Still a box but designed to look like something else. Great coloring. I think the internal splines are something I need to learn!

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

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