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Project by kdc68 posted 12-26-2012 10:09 PM 758 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project was made for my two young nieces. The constuction was fairly simple. Frame and panel construction from 3/4 baltic birch plywood and poplar. Embellished with a scrolled bottom rail, cove molding, and fluted stiles on the each end for the front panel and ends. The top is 3/4 baltic birch banded with poplar. All painstakingly painted a custom cotton candy pink and white acrylic paint. Topcoated with a tough acrylic. First picture shows the finished product in their playroom with the addition of static stickers on the panels applied by the girls themselves. By all the toys surrounding this toybox, makes me wonder if I made it big enough?

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once





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#1 posted 12-26-2012 10:30 PM

That came out really nice!

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#2 posted 12-26-2012 11:06 PM

Nice job on this! I made one for our 3 kids decades ago. It was very similar to yours! My wife even said “that looks like the one you built” when she saw yours!

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

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#3 posted 12-27-2012 12:04 AM

Looks super KD

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#4 posted 12-27-2012 12:50 AM

Thanks for the complements

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#5 posted 12-27-2012 06:40 PM

Great job

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

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#6 posted 02-03-2013 10:55 PM

Super nice.

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#7 posted 02-03-2013 11:59 PM

Thanks for the compliments !

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