Post office door truck banks

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Project by Green_Hornut posted 511 days ago 1708 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.

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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#1 posted 511 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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#2 posted 511 days ago

Very cool idea nice work.

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#3 posted 511 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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#4 posted 511 days ago

Well done execution of a wonderful idea.

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#5 posted 511 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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#6 posted 511 days ago

very nice, great carving on the logo’s

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 511 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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#8 posted 511 days ago

VERY NICE! Future family heirlooms for sure.

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#9 posted 511 days ago

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

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#10 posted 511 days ago

Well done how did you make the wheels? Alistair

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#11 posted 511 days ago

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

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#12 posted 510 days ago

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

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#13 posted 510 days ago

I love it. Great job!

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#14 posted 404 days ago

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

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#15 posted 403 days ago

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

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