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

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

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#1 posted 09-06-2012 02:24 AM

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)

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#2 posted 09-06-2012 06:13 AM

Very cool idea. I especially appreciate original thinking.

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#3 posted 09-06-2012 10:31 AM

neat :)

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#4 posted 09-06-2012 11:41 AM

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

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#5 posted 09-06-2012 09:03 PM

Alcohol and cigarettes in one. Cool and artistically made!

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#6 posted 09-07-2012 03:04 AM

Great Idea, I like it

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

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#7 posted 09-07-2012 08:00 PM

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

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#8 posted 09-07-2012 08:35 PM

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.

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Rick M

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#9 posted 09-08-2012 07:04 AM

Clever little project.


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Ted Crocker

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#10 posted 09-08-2012 07:08 AM

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!

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#11 posted 09-09-2012 07:53 PM

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

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#12 posted 10-10-2012 12:56 PM

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

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#13 posted 10-10-2012 01:10 PM

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

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