Toy Chest

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Project by JohnnyClem posted 962 days ago 1598 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to build this chest for my daughter so that when she is my age she will have a nice piece of furniture with a hand written letter from dad on the bottom of it.

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#1 posted 961 days ago

very nice

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#2 posted 961 days ago

It’s beautiful. Way to go, dad.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 961 days ago

Your daughter has a toy chest that will last for generations. When I make something that I expect to stay in the family for generations, I inlet a brass plaque with the name of the person, I make it for, the occasion and date. For some things like a baby cradle, I put another plaque with my name as the maker. You can get small ingraved brass plaques from any trophy shop. Here's what one looks like on a bench I made for my Aunt's 55th wedding anniversary.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#4 posted 961 days ago

That is a very beautiful toy chest

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#5 posted 961 days ago

Great job, I’m sure she loves it!

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

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#6 posted 961 days ago

Thats very nice. It will last beyond just your daughter, hope you wrote a note to your great great great great…..grandchildren.

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#7 posted 960 days ago

Very nice build. You did a great job with it.

-- Have a great day.

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