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Project by Green_Hornut posted 550 days ago 1795 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of banks using post office doors and the free Rockler plan posted on their web site. The doors were about $20 each on eBay and about $25 in hardware and parts from Rockler. The wood is cherry and walnut. The radiators are kauri wood which is marketed by Ancient Wood and is 50,000 years old. http://www.ancientwood.com/

Old US Post Office logo off the web and a older logo for the Norwegian Postal Service.

Gifts for the impossibly cute grandchildren first birthdays.





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BigJerryWayne

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#1 posted 550 days ago

Those are great. I have 3 doors that I am going to make banks with.

-- An oak tree is just a nut that stood it's ground.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 550 days ago

Very cool idea nice work.

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 550 days ago

I love this! Excellent work!

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

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socrbent

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#4 posted 550 days ago

Well done execution of a wonderful idea.

-- socrbent Ohio

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 550 days ago

What a wonderful gifts for your Grandkids. I think I may have to shop on Ebay for a few of those.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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jim65

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#6 posted 550 days ago

very nice, great carving on the logo’s

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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hunter71

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#7 posted 550 days ago

Very nice job. I have seen some repo’s of these doors but can’t seem to find them now.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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JoeinGa

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#8 posted 550 days ago

VERY NICE! Future family heirlooms for sure.

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workerinwood

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#9 posted 550 days ago

Great job!! I need to do this for my grand children. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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SCOTSMAN

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#10 posted 550 days ago

Well done how did you make the wheels? Alistair

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SirSeth

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#11 posted 550 days ago

Wow, those are so well done and I’m sure the kids will love them long into adulthood. Super cool!

-- What if the hokey pokey really is what it's all about?

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Green_Hornut

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#12 posted 549 days ago

Scotsman, The wheels, brass slot cover, steering wheel, and radiator cap (headlights) came from Rockler.

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MikeMcGaw

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#13 posted 549 days ago

I love it. Great job!

-- Mike, Navarre, FL -- Let all things be done decently and in order. 1 Cor 14:40

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CalgaryGeoff

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#14 posted 443 days ago

Nice idea and great build. Looks like a traffic jam. :-)

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Green_Hornut

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#15 posted 442 days ago

Traffic jam all the way to the bank! (pun intended)

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