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Project by Jeffrey Alexander posted 01-13-2011 02:30 AM 1199 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Toybox for a John Deere crazy grandson. The hardest task in this project was the paintjob! Used 1X6 tongue/groove carsiding, 2X4’s and 1/2” plywood. Roller casters on bottom for easy moving. Authentic John Deere colors. The box is 4’X 21” .I planned on using heavy duty lid supports (Rockler product) as the lid itself is 20 lbs. but decided to take the lid off until the kid gets a little bigger… Fun project. I made a similiar but smaller dimensioned box in two-toned pinks for a little girl who lives in the same household. —dj

-- "--Build Beauty to leave to those who appreciated it , not to ungrateful kids..."





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#1 posted 01-13-2011 02:43 AM

I have got to make this for my grandson. i love the theme!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#2 posted 01-13-2011 06:21 AM

That is a most excellent toy box! I have a couple to make with a different theme – Nerf dart guns.

-- What? Me worry?!

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#3 posted 01-13-2011 03:27 PM

Nice work!! I have a couple of grandsons that would love this, my wife made them John Deere jackets for Christmas. Thanks for posting.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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