Sam's 4th Birthday Bank

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Project by crashman posted 04-01-2013 02:56 AM 1150 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bank From a pattern found in the Box Builders Handbook. It is similar to the Bank I made for his older brother Jack in January except it is made from Cherry w Walnut dowels instead of Walnut w Oak dowels. The inside has brush on brown flocking which really makes for a nice interior. The Post Office Box door was readily available on e-bay. Sam really liked getting a bank like his older brothers to keep his “money” in, he gathered up a little more @ his party. The 4609 0n the door is his birthdate…..Thanks for Looking…......Proud Granpa Jack

-- Jack R. Ellis

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#1 posted 04-01-2013 06:52 AM

Looks like a darn happy customer. Cute one too! Good job.

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

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#2 posted 04-01-2013 02:49 PM

Cool project and one adorable little guy.

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#3 posted 04-01-2013 03:17 PM

That is so cool, Great job, and Im sure he will treasure it for life!

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#4 posted 04-01-2013 03:28 PM

He looks very proud to be the owner of that bank and I can see why, Grandpa. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#5 posted 04-01-2013 03:48 PM

I have always loved these and wanted to make one. I need to buy a door to get on this. I like the dowels and round top, very nice touch… Happy Birhtday Sam!!!!!! A+++++++++

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 04-01-2013 06:54 PM

One of the best perks of woodworking is making something for the little ones. I’ve wanted to do one of those for a long time, very nice.


-- "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bear skins."

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#7 posted 04-04-2013 01:46 PM

Very cool coin bank! Great build and features. Sam’s very lucky to have one made by Grand Pa which he’ll treasure forever.

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