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A toybox for my friend’s son. The boy is a big fan of superheroes, and thus the theme. The frame is oak. Insets and box lining are birch plywood. Scrollwork is oak plywood. Finish is natural Watco. Scrollwork is stained dark walnut.
Jun 06, 2013
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#1 posted 06-06-2013 12:24 AM
Very cool! The kids should love it!
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
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#2 posted 06-06-2013 12:28 AM
That is really awesome! I want one for a tool box!! Man of Steel is coming out soon, and I can’t wait to see it.
-- It's all in a day's work...
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#3 posted 06-06-2013 01:21 AM
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#4 posted 06-06-2013 12:29 PM
Very cool… Sure he will love it… Thanks for sharing…
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#5 posted 06-06-2013 01:58 PM
heck I want one of those :)
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#6 posted 06-06-2013 03:08 PM
That is very cool. I better not show that to my wife or I’ll be making one soon.
-- Josh, Central California, I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Aspiring novice woodworker.
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#7 posted 06-06-2013 04:19 PM
I wish my son was more into super heros. I would love to make a set of logos as wall art for his room.
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#8 posted 06-06-2013 06:22 PM
WooHooo!!! You nailed it. How did you get all the Logo’s to come out so well?? or to scale?
-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.
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#9 posted 06-06-2013 07:07 PM
wish I had one just like it when I was a kid
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
#10 posted 06-06-2013 10:42 PM
Thanks, folks. Mike, my methods can be a little goofy. I am entirely self-taught, so I’ve made it up as I went along over the years. For the logos on this box, and others, I find a black and white picture on the web, and paste it into Word. Then I scale each one to the same (similar) dimensions in Word, print them out, cut them out, trace them onto the wood, and scroll the result. I’m sure there’s a better way, but it works! Usually. :)
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#11 posted 06-10-2013 02:10 PM
Super cool box! Great scroll saw designs and stain. I’m sure the kid was delighted to have it.
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