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Project by Gene Howe posted 11-22-2011 07:20 PM 2189 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For Grandkids.
Walnut, Maple and Brass.
Watco and wax.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton





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DeputyDawg

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#1 posted 11-22-2011 07:24 PM

What a great idea. Bet those Grandkids will love them. Nice job

-- DeputyDawg

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#2 posted 11-22-2011 07:25 PM

Very cool and unique banks your grandkids will love em.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-22-2011 07:36 PM

Very nice, I am sure they will be well accepted and cherished.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#4 posted 11-22-2011 07:54 PM

cool Kool cool!

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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#5 posted 11-22-2011 08:50 PM

Great way to use the PO box doors. I like the combination of walnut and maple. Personalized! WOW! AND teaching your grandkids to save $$$$$. Terrific all ‘round!!!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 11-22-2011 10:14 PM

Thanks guys, for your kind words.
Gotta mail them off tomorrow.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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eddy

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#7 posted 11-23-2011 02:34 PM

these look cool
great job

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Gene Howe

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#8 posted 11-23-2011 02:55 PM

Thanks eddy.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#9 posted 11-23-2011 06:06 PM

Nice Gene!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Gene Howe

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#10 posted 11-23-2011 07:16 PM

Thanks, Paul.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#11 posted 11-23-2011 11:23 PM

Gene,
Great job on the banks/trucks. I like the side plates with names, good idea !
They are fun to build, and I am sure the kids will love them : )

Lisa

-- Imagination rules the world. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte ~ http://quiltedwood.com

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#12 posted 11-24-2011 10:13 PM

Gene, these are great projects. Where can I get some of those PO boxes?

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Gene Howe

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#13 posted 11-25-2011 06:14 AM

Mine came from a remodel of a post office. You can buy them at Rockler, though.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#14 posted 01-27-2012 01:10 AM

Those are great Gene! Are they coin banks?

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Gene Howe

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#15 posted 01-27-2012 03:50 PM

Thanks Jordan. Yes, they are coin banks.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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