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Project by Roger posted 1399 days ago 3206 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made with Maple

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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dakremer

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#1 posted 1398 days ago

cool little box!! Looks really well made! Looks like it will get a lot of use! Thanks for sharing and welcome to LJs

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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NBeener

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#2 posted 1398 days ago

It IS a gem !

What are you thinking: sort of a glove box—for things like sunglasses, all the usual RV keys, and such ?

That should be the lid for the engine compartment, so … is it affixed ? How ? Any worries about its contents, or what it might hit, when the lid has to get lifted ?

I miss my 1982 28’ Airstream Excella Class A … with the GM crate motor 454 that I put in it :-( But I do NOT miss the gasoline bill :-p

-- -- Neil

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grandpasworkshop

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#3 posted 1398 days ago

Nice looking Roger What is final finish on it

-- Grandpaj

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Roger

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#4 posted 1398 days ago

4 coats of poly Gramps. and NBeener: I drilled 2 quarter inch holes into the engine cover, and inserted them from the underside, nutted them down tight, then used wing nuts w/starwashers to attach the console to the engine compartment. Just remove the drawers, loosen the wingnuts, and you can remove it when needed.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 1383 days ago

A handy little console box, nice work.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Roger

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#6 posted 1382 days ago

Thanks for all input n compliments. I appreciate em

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 1358 days ago

Nice console storage box. Is it bolted down to the engine cover?
What kind of Motorhome do you have?

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 1357 days ago

thnx Jim. I drilled 2 quarter inch holes into the engine cover, and inserted them from the underside, nutted them down tight, then used wing nuts w/starwashers to attach the console to the engine compartment. Just remove the drawers, loosen the wingnuts, and you can remove it when needed. It’s very ez to remove if needed. The RV actually is my in-laws. I do have an ‘02 Bounder. It has a console, and theirs didn’t…. That’s where the idea came from.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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