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Oak Toy Box

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Project by AKorchagin posted 04-02-2013 01:01 PM 1074 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an oak toy box I made for my nephew. The face frame front back and sides are made from an oak pallet that I found floating down the Savannah river while fishing, and being a packet true to form I had to snatch it up and I’m glad I did. The radius lid I’d made from oak flooring scraps from a job site. The inlay and little trim pieces around the raised panels are Brazilian cherry decking scrap also from the same job site. It is defiantly a pleasure to take that which has been rejected as rubbish and help shape it into something beautiful with purpose. My projects don’t always turn out exactly as I planed then but the real pleasure for me is in the process of getting there more than the end result.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 04-02-2013 01:03 PM

This toy box is wonderful. It really looks good.

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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#2 posted 04-02-2013 01:52 PM

I really like it! I love reusing materials.

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#3 posted 04-02-2013 03:27 PM

Very cool a super build and great looking .

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#4 posted 04-02-2013 06:29 PM

Awesome recycle job. Now the nephew has a cool place to put some cool toys!!

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Surfside

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#5 posted 04-02-2013 06:31 PM

Extremely beautiful work! That is very well executed and designed. Flawless project! Just incredible.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#6 posted 04-04-2013 01:02 PM

Beautiful!! Great design and craftsmanship.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 04-05-2013 02:36 PM

Wow! Your pallets look good. What a good find! The toy box is really beautiful and the finish is amazing. Impressive work!

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#8 posted 04-08-2013 07:45 PM

Excellent design, good finish.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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