BOLT BOX ( revised box )

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Project by kiefer posted 907 days ago 2337 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the revised BOLT BOX I reworked this morning adding the MECCANO bars .
Gene ( VIPOND 33 ) thought it needed a little more of a treatment, like a row of holes to make it show more its purpose and I totally agree with him and this is what I came up with .


-- Kiefer 松

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#1 posted 907 days ago

unique +

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 907 days ago

Nice Keifer. I like it.
I also had thought Gene’s comment a good one. And you pulled in the motif very well.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 907 days ago

Nice, I thought it was good before, but looks even better now.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 906 days ago

Very interesting box

-- Norman

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Paul Stoops

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#5 posted 906 days ago

Nice job! Now that’s what I would call “bullet proof” joinery…......... :-)

-- Paul, Auburn, WA

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#6 posted 906 days ago

First a thank you to Gene ( Vipond 33 )
He had gave me the push to finish the design .

Thank you.

Yes It finished of the box ,glad you like it.

Yes it improved it I agree .

Thank you .

“Bullet proof ” joinery ,would be nice with the boys using it
Thank you .


-- Kiefer 松

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#7 posted 906 days ago

yeah, i think the upgrade helped balance it out a bit

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 905 days ago

Quite different. I love wood and I love socket head cap screws for projects!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 904 days ago

Very different looking box.
I like it.


-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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#10 posted 903 days ago

Well I’m gobsmacked, as the English would say. At home my ideas and suggestions get very little traction at times it seems, yet here I venture one small comment for improvement, turn around a few hours later and find it’s been taken back into the shop and revised!
Astounding. So is the new improved box. This one says tools, building, precision and great good looks. I can see lots of LJ’s embracing this storage idea for it puts wood and purposeful design together so well. Long live Meccano, LJ’s, and friends.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#11 posted 903 days ago

Thanks GENE
Glad to see another Meccano fan happy with this .
My grandson absolutely loves it and takes it to bed with him.
Your comment gave me the drive to do it and it all came together just nice .
Yes my opinion gets treated the same around here and I get ,you are building what ,a lot , but in the end I get some good reviews .
Thanks and your comments matter a lot !

-- Kiefer 松

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#12 posted 903 days ago

Thanks Don
Balance is it.

Thanks Jim
I am in love with these socket head screws and am working on some other designs .
Something a little different to play with.

Glad you like different ,it’s fun.


-- Kiefer 松

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