Keepsake boxes for Grandchildren

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Project by OldKranky posted 12-23-2012 05:04 PM 3377 views 52 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My five grandchildren just love lego so what better Christmas project than a keepsake box that looks like a piece of lego.


-- Better looking at it than for it....

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#1 posted 12-23-2012 05:10 PM


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#2 posted 12-23-2012 05:34 PM

These art totally cool ,great job.

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#3 posted 12-23-2012 06:11 PM

great idea!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#4 posted 12-23-2012 06:29 PM

And what a neat place to store the Leggo’s …
a tip of this old guy’s hat to this project.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#5 posted 12-23-2012 06:37 PM

you got it with one grandpa

well done

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#6 posted 12-23-2012 06:51 PM

I have to make some of these. What size are they? Great gift idea.

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#7 posted 12-23-2012 07:00 PM

Sandhill the dimentions are 11 Long x 5 Wide x 3 3/4 High excluding the pucks. The pucks are 3/4×2 (I used a 2 1/8” hole saw without the center bit) spacing between the pucks is 3/4 and they are approx 3/8 from edges.

-- Better looking at it than for it....

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#8 posted 12-23-2012 08:45 PM

Nice job grandpa. Cool job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 12-23-2012 09:02 PM

great idea! if i was a kid i would love those.

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#10 posted 12-23-2012 11:00 PM

Very cool! My kids (who are all lego nuts) think they are awesome. I have a feeling a similar project may be in my future.

-- Brian in Leesburg, GA

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#11 posted 12-23-2012 11:21 PM


The kids will love em .

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

-- Kiefer 松

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#12 posted 12-23-2012 11:51 PM

I thought they were real lego’s at first!
Great work on them, sure to be a hit!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#13 posted 12-24-2012 12:13 AM

Giant Lego for a gift! This is brilliant! I know they will love this gift! My grandkids love Legos too!

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

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#14 posted 12-24-2012 12:59 AM

Now that’s a nifty idea. They will surely like those.

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#15 posted 12-24-2012 01:30 AM

Nice boxes!

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