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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.

-- http://www.TravelingCraftsman.etsy.com/





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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. :-)

-- 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....

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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
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Lloe

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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!

-- http://www.TravelingCraftsman.etsy.com/

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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. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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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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Robsshop

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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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LumberingWoodworker

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#11 posted 11-20-2017 03:51 PM

Four years later these boxes have seen and stood up to the use rough boys can give them. The only thing different I’d recommend doing is making lighter weight tops. The boy’s mother has recently removed the lids and set them up back to back like a barrel. She is going to re-purpose them as a display case by hinging them together and putting shelves inside. The box portions are still being used to house toys.

-- http://www.TravelingCraftsman.etsy.com/

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