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A crayon box for my Daughter

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Project by souichiro posted 779 days ago 1261 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun project for the day, a little box for my Daughter to hold her crayons in while she colors. The idea is my Wife’s and I think it is a wonderful one! :) The crayons store away inside and the lid fits inside snugly to look like a cute little cedar box. And the crayons can sit in the upside down lid when in use. Very cute idea I thought.

It was a great afternoon project, on a beautiful day with my little girl. She even drilled some of the holes and was so proud to do so.

-- Dale, Oregon





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patron

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#1 posted 779 days ago

precious family time

and a great reminder

such concentration !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 779 days ago

A wonderful time in the shop with your sweet daughter,a fun time and good project.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Boxguy

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#3 posted 778 days ago

Nice project and the shot with the sucker will get better every year. I like the idea, but would have made the box to lift off the the crayons in the holder on the bottom. Magnets would hold it together. It doesn’t really matter, but that is what I would do. However, in the long run all that really matters is that you worked on it together.

-- Big Al in IN

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 778 days ago

Very cool project! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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mafe

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#5 posted 778 days ago

Wonderful idea, wonderful project, wonderful dad, but most of all wonderful woodworker daughter.
What a wonderful moment to share.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Kookaburra

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#6 posted 778 days ago

Now she can show it off to all of her friends with a “look what I made.” A great project for dad and daughter.

I just wish that shot of her drilling showed her wearing eye protection – 80 years of damaged vision is a horrible thought.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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spunwood

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#7 posted 778 days ago

I really like it and great pictures.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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John

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#8 posted 778 days ago

Great Project and that is truly an ADORABLE pic of her at the drill press.

-- John

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Rick

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#9 posted 776 days ago

Very Nice Project! Thanks for Posting!

Rick

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

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