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Toy Box #3

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Project by JeffG posted 1025 days ago 2598 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cherry and maple toy box is for my new nephew. I followed the dimensions from my previous toy box but added more curves. I’m a big fan of how the raised panels turned out. I cut them using only my table saw which took five passes on each side to get them close to the rounded look I wanted, and then a little sanding finished the curve. Who needs fancy router bits? They look as if they are bubbling out giving the design more depth. Starting from rough cut lumber and ending up with a beautiful heirloom piece makes the past month of work worth it.

-- Jeff G, North Syracuse, NY





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papasteve

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#1 posted 1025 days ago

Nice looking toy box! The raised panels are nice and I really like design of the rails and stiles.

Lucky boy to have you as an uncle.

-- Even if we don't know how, we can still try.

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David Grimes

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#2 posted 1024 days ago

Very nice work.

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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woodism

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#3 posted 1024 days ago

what a great photo, this is sure to be an heirloom

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#4 posted 1024 days ago

Very nice. Of course, looking at your nephew in that first pic, with that piece in the back, made me think of a table saw and fence. Kind of like the toy box was built to mimic a table saw. That’s probably just my warped mind at work :)

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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#5 posted 1024 days ago

Great job, well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 1024 days ago

Cool! pic. makes me think! of a Rockwell painting.

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Bricofleur

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#7 posted 1024 days ago

Great job, Jeff! I don’t know why you added this curved strip on top but it’s gives the piece a lot of elegance and refinement. Congrats!

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1023 days ago

Great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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rfonte649

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#9 posted 919 days ago

Picture is worth a thousand words! Nice work

-- Bob F

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