A Sea Chest " Man Box" For Grandson

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Project by Bobsboxes posted 02-28-2012 02:24 PM 1581 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for my grandson, Red oak on curved top, yellow pine and oak ply for side panels. I got the hardware kit from Rockler, finish is poly. I still have one to build for second grandson. Thanks for looking,Bob.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#1 posted 02-28-2012 02:30 PM

Nice project.

I think you made someone happy.

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#2 posted 02-28-2012 02:33 PM

I can tell it’s a great chest by the smiles on their faces!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 02-28-2012 02:35 PM


-- cut that out!

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#4 posted 02-28-2012 02:41 PM

Sweet!!! Very nice work

-- David in Damascus, MD

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#5 posted 02-28-2012 02:58 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 02-28-2012 04:25 PM

Very nice work. I love the contrasting woods.

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#7 posted 02-28-2012 05:18 PM

Your “Man Box”-very beautiful,Bob.


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#8 posted 02-28-2012 05:54 PM

Thank you all for the kind words, Bob

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#9 posted 02-28-2012 05:56 PM

Way to go granddad; this looks really nice and they will have it forever and pass it on down to their first sons.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#10 posted 02-28-2012 08:28 PM

Beautiful toy-box- details are well executed *5 stars for you.

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#11 posted 02-29-2012 02:41 AM

That’s a great looking chest, and it looks like the little ones really like it.

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

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