Cigar box (mini)chest of drawers, In a budweiser create? Maybe.

  • Advertise with us
Project by Schimmel posted 715 days ago 2302 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Cigar box (mini)chest of drawers,  In a budweiser create?  Maybe.
Cigar box (mini)chest of drawers,  In a budweiser create?  Maybe. No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

Made this little guy today. I used 5 cigar boxes fairly close is size, a 1×6 pine fence board and some scrap mdf. I vinyl cut and painted a Budweiser outline and tried to make it look like an old beer create. I don’t know if I succeed on that. I removed the decal and sanded strategically to age it.

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ and

13 comments so far

View clieb91's profile


3264 posts in 2561 days

#1 posted 715 days ago

Neat! I like the use of the cigar boxes. I still have a few floating around that my grand parents had. You did a good job on the crate as well.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

View DKV's profile


3066 posts in 1130 days

#2 posted 715 days ago

Very cool idea. I especially appreciate original thinking.

-- 2014 will be a different least for me it will.

View timjr's profile


28 posts in 1453 days

#3 posted 715 days ago

neat :)

View Bradford's profile


1434 posts in 2449 days

#4 posted 715 days ago

Very clever concept. Curious though, are the cigar boxes made of real wood, or hard fiber board? And where is it purposed to be used? Love it.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

View Fishinbo's profile


11216 posts in 802 days

#5 posted 714 days ago

Alcohol and cigarettes in one. Cool and artistically made!

View Willardz's profile


56 posts in 936 days

#6 posted 714 days ago

Great Idea, I like it

-- I have Carrie, food, shelter, and wood to turn. What else do I need?

View kapanen's profile


105 posts in 1408 days

#7 posted 713 days ago

Awesome. Very effective, simple and functional. I like the idea a lot….neighbor.

-- "Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life"....Pablo Picasso

View Woodbutcher3's profile


364 posts in 1513 days

#8 posted 713 days ago

Cool idea. Now I know how Ican use the 50 or so boxes I have in the basement!

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

View Rick M.'s profile

Rick M.

3861 posts in 1006 days

#9 posted 713 days ago

Clever little project.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

View Ted Crocker's profile

Ted Crocker

11 posts in 1261 days

#10 posted 713 days ago

Awesome, I already have cigar boxes filled with stuff for each of the cigar box pickup styles i make, and a wine box that’ll work.

-- Make some sawdust & make some music!

View Schimmel's profile


64 posts in 1078 days

#11 posted 711 days ago

Bradford, the boxes are all real wood and in some cases very well made with good hardware. Where to use it? That is up to you or anyone else who makes one.

Thanks for all the comments guys now I have to get back to the shop.

-- Chad, Gilbert AZ and

View Pohac's profile


7 posts in 837 days

#12 posted 681 days ago

Love it. Im a cigar box junkie, now I can do something with all the ones I haven’t brought home yet!

View Gene Howe's profile

Gene Howe

5515 posts in 2055 days

#13 posted 681 days ago

Damned cool!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase