CD Case

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 05-03-2012 01:19 AM 1493 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked if I would make a farmer friend a CD case that he could keep in his pick up that would protect the CD’s from damage and dust. He could not find a hard case. He wanted dividers that hold 4 CDs each and just made from plywood. So it is baltic birch plywood and all the joints are lock mitered. The hardware is Menards variety, but I used 6-32 screws and nuts and washers on the handle instead of the wood screws provided. I was worried that them might pull loose from a lot of use. He is going to paint it. I hope he removes the hardware first!!

He has a nice pick up so I thought I’d make him a nice case.

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

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#1 posted 05-03-2012 01:33 AM

Does it ever get real HOT in your area?

If so, and your friend keeps his CD’s in his truck on a HOT summer day, they could very easily get damaged.

Other than that, you made a very nice case for his CD’s…


Really cool!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 05-03-2012 01:39 AM

That’s a nice looking CD box, try to persuade him to poly or wax it, I would hate to see that covered up with paint.

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

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#3 posted 05-03-2012 02:02 AM

Nice practical job Jim, looks just the good for a working truck. :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 04:08 AM

Very practical…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#5 posted 05-03-2012 07:51 AM

Nice work, should serve him well

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

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#6 posted 05-03-2012 11:45 AM

Nice cd storage box.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 05-03-2012 12:34 PM

Good job Jim.
Practical is good.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#8 posted 05-03-2012 02:48 PM

Hey Jim, I like this case and I bet that your friend will as well. Just right for protecting them and not letting them slip and slide all over the truck.

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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