Walnut Toy chest for grandson

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Project by RussN2000 posted 01-15-2013 01:39 AM 2224 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Walnut toy chest is made from solid walnut, no glue joins except around raised panel and corners.
Box is 38 ” long, 20” deep. seat is 18”

Coating is sprayed using ML Campbell Magnalac precatalyzed lacquer with 4 coats. Very durable finish to withstand grandson toys,,,

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#1 posted 01-15-2013 01:47 AM

Wow that’s an a fantastic toy chest.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-15-2013 02:33 AM

Very nice!

-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."

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#3 posted 01-15-2013 03:57 AM

That’s quite the impressive piece. I’m in the middle of trying to build a toy chest for my two boys – call it my first real project. Something tells me that when I’m done, it won’t look near as pretty as this.

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#4 posted 01-15-2013 04:33 AM

That’s a beautiful piece. Really well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#5 posted 01-15-2013 11:25 AM

Awesome work

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

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#6 posted 01-15-2013 04:51 PM

A fine looking toy chest with an awesome build and finish. Will be enjoyed for many many years.


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#7 posted 01-15-2013 05:04 PM

Very nice design and finish. Good work.

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#8 posted 01-15-2013 10:19 PM

Beautiful toy chest!! The finish looks great, too!

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#9 posted 01-15-2013 11:00 PM

Hi Russ! I have seen this chest in person and this picture doesn’t begin to show how pretty it is. The wood is amazing, wonderful color and wide. Hope Tyler is using it constantly.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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phillip butler

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#10 posted 01-18-2013 03:15 AM

super super job- an heirloom for sure- lucky grandchild—where did you get the first class walnut stock?

-- phil, nevada

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#11 posted 01-20-2013 09:47 PM

The walnut came from an auction some 10 years ago. Bought 100 linear feet for $100.00 They were 14 feet long, minimum 20 inches wide.
I fine great deals,,, just bought 200 feet of tiger maple I split with my neighbor kenn… at $1.50 a foot,,,, kenn and I also about a year ago bought 400 board foot of cherry at $1.25 a foot if I remember correctly.

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#12 posted 01-24-2013 02:36 AM

Looks like a nice size to have . Great job : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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