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Shaker Style Toy Chest #2 Complete and Filled with Toys

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Project by DoctorDan posted 1011 days ago 1703 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The toy box itself was completed prior to Christmas 2010. However, it wasn’t until last week that the soft down flap stay was installed completing the project and making it toddler safe.

There’s a few differences between Box #1 and #2. 1# has a variable resistance gas strut. 2# has dovetailed skirting boards and has been limed.

Timber: Radiata Pine. Dimensions: 800×400×480mm. Glue: Titebond III Joinery: Various, Dovetailed, Tongue & Groove, Stepped Panel and Frame. Finish: Feast Watson Liming Agent, Minwax Wipe on Poly Matte, Ubeaut Natural Wax. Hardware: Zinc piano hinge (sourced from Bunnings), and soft down flap stay. (sourced from Lee Valley.)

Complete work in progress documented at The Love Of Wood.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1011 days ago

Nice toy chest.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 1011 days ago

Nice attention to details here. I like the look of the Pine as well : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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mpmitche

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#3 posted 1011 days ago

Very nice! I bet the design would make a sharp tool chest as well.

-- Mike, Western New York

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#4 posted 1011 days ago

great job
someone is going to be very happy :-)

Dennis

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#5 posted 1010 days ago

Pretty nice chest! I could see my grand kids reaching inside for some toys. Thanks for sharing!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#6 posted 1010 days ago

Great Lookin Chest

-- Jim, Kentucky

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