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Basic Pine Toy Chest

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Project by Ger19wmu posted 01-28-2013 09:11 PM 841 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Took forever to put this up, but built it last spring. Pretty basic pine box. The panels are MDF that are painted with magnetic paint then chalkboard paint and are held in from the inside by a couple screws so they can be easily replaced as they take some wear from my 3 year old niece. Might end up replacing the individual hinges with a long piano hinge if the short screws end up not holding…

Can’t take credit for the idea of having the gap all the way around the lid….inspiration came from here:
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/65932

I love the fact that even if the top falls it may pinch an arm a little bit but shouldn’t break anything!

-- -Jeff.....IT guy/Mechanical Engineer that likes building stuff!





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#1 posted 01-29-2013 01:47 AM

Very nice, I’m sure your niece loves it.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#2 posted 01-29-2013 12:11 PM

Great job, very creative!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 01-29-2013 04:54 PM

It looks great, like the combination of color. Good job!

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#4 posted 01-29-2013 05:00 PM

Very cute, sure she’ll love it for years.

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#5 posted 03-13-2014 02:29 AM

How’s it holding up after this time?

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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