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Project by boxcarmarty posted 12-28-2011 04:12 AM 1080 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While looking for something to pass the time today, I stumbled upon a dummy crank phone box that I had picked up at an auction. I grabbed some oak from the rack and immediately started making sawdust. I used a box joint on the sides, a lil’ roman ogee on the front, and turned the crank handle out on the lathe. Now let’s see how long it takes my daughter to find the phone…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 12-28-2011 04:52 AM

Looks kind of Phony :)) good job.

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#2 posted 12-28-2011 05:46 AM

lol

-- K.I.S.S Keep-It-Simple-Stupid!!! my moto!!

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#3 posted 12-28-2011 07:12 AM

may also be nice made into a bank

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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Rick

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#4 posted 12-28-2011 11:54 AM

That is WAY COOL!!

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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#5 posted 12-28-2011 02:55 PM

Bravo!

It’s hard to come up with a “First” here on LJ’s, but I think you did it!

I will bet there will be a lot of “favorites” on this one…......

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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boxcarmarty

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#6 posted 12-29-2011 12:24 AM

Thanks Bob, I’ll be waiting for my Award in the mail. I have another project in the clamps right now that I think is another first on LJ’s. It should be posted within the next week…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#7 posted 12-29-2011 12:40 AM

Please deposit $.25 for 30 more seconds of sanity! I love that project!

-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

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#8 posted 12-31-2011 06:10 PM

Reminds me of days gone by when there where party lines out in the country .
Thanks for the memories this brings it all back .
Great job Marty !

Kiefer

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