Treasure Box for the Grandaughter

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Project by FlyingMLB posted 12-29-2010 01:20 AM 1187 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What to do with all those leftover scraps from the new deck… I built my grandson a treasure box a few years ago. Well, now little sister is old enough for her own treasure box. I used some redwood scrap ends a friend gave me after her deck was finished. Total size is about 16 inches by 9 inches and 8 inches tall. No hardware…wood handles and sliding lid. I used a natural grain enhancing stain. She likes shiny so it has 3 coats of gloss spar varnish. The name plaque is beetle kill pine with the name burned in. I think she’ll like it

-- Flying MLB *** A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.

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#1 posted 12-29-2010 01:23 AM

real nice, i made almost the same box but alot smaller for my doughter.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 12-29-2010 02:22 AM


Looks great! The picture doesn’t do it justice. I know your granddaughter will like it a whole lot!



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