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These are two toy boxes that were supposed to be last year’s Christmas presents. Only three months behind schedule is amazing for some of my projects. I delivered these today and the recipients were very happy!

Wood used is 3/4” pine for the sides and top with 1/8” thick redwood trim. The bottom is made from 1/2” plywood.





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david38

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#1 posted 03-10-2013 11:25 PM

very nice

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 03-10-2013 11:43 PM

Darn nice. Maybe start this years presents now. :-)

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

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bowtie

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#3 posted 03-11-2013 12:00 PM

These are great. The curved lids really make them unique.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#4 posted 03-11-2013 12:20 PM

Well done, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 03-11-2013 01:57 PM

Well done. These could be used for a number of different things, but they are very nice toy boxes.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 03-11-2013 03:26 PM

Great job Brian.
A real treasure chest to store all the treasures.
Great color on the finish.
Keep up the good work.
Larry

-- I'm gonna go make some saw dust

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LumberingWoodworker

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#7 posted 03-12-2013 03:14 AM

Thank you all for the positive feedback. Much appreciated. If ever done again there are a few things I’d do differently, such as lighten the lids a tad. To compensate I added spring-loaded lid dampeners to keep them from slamming shut on little fingers.

Enjoy!

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Roger

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#8 posted 03-12-2013 09:34 PM

Fine fine treasure chests

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#9 posted 03-13-2013 04:29 PM

Like the classic design, very well made and the rope added a nice touch. Great job!

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#10 posted 03-16-2013 02:36 AM

Very sharp looking treasure chests, I like the coopered tops ! I was under a time restraint as well (Grandsons Birthday !) So I went with a flat top design which allowed me to deliver on schedule (this time) LOL ! Once again,Great job and thanks for sharing !

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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