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Project by Green_Hornut posted 02-16-2013 02:58 AM 2380 views 8 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 02-16-2013 03:43 AM

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 02-16-2013 03:44 AM

Very cool idea nice work.

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#3 posted 02-16-2013 04:45 AM

I love this! Excellent work!

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

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#4 posted 02-16-2013 05:04 AM

Well done execution of a wonderful idea.

-- socrbent Ohio

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 02-16-2013 08:52 AM

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 02-16-2013 12:02 PM

very nice, great carving on the logo’s

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 02-16-2013 12:31 PM

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 02-16-2013 02:15 PM

VERY NICE! Future family heirlooms for sure.

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workerinwood

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#9 posted 02-16-2013 03:04 PM

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

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#10 posted 02-16-2013 07:24 PM

Well done how did you make the wheels? Alistair

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SirSeth

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#11 posted 02-17-2013 12:03 AM

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 02-18-2013 12:15 AM

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

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#13 posted 02-18-2013 01:15 AM

I love it. Great job!

-- -Mike, Florida Panhandle

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#14 posted 06-03-2013 07:07 AM

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

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Green_Hornut

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#15 posted 06-05-2013 12:55 AM

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

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