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Project by Gene posted 2201 days ago 1344 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for a guy as a toy box for all his daughters toys. It measures 48” x 18” x 18”. I made it of 3/4” maple. Rabit jointery, glue, and srewed every joint. At the bottom of the box I placed some 11/16” black quater round and used type 2 silicone to hold it in place. (after it was finished) This makes it easier to pick up smaller toys that always get stuck in the corners. There is also a small (1/4”) chamfer along the lid so you can use your fingers to open the box. All the hinges are countersunk in both in the lid and top. If you have any comments or questions please ask.

-- --Gene Plumley--





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Callum Kendall

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#1 posted 2201 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Grumpy

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#2 posted 2201 days ago

Great looking projects Gene. I look forward to your contribution to LJ’s.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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lew

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#3 posted 2201 days ago

Nice looking toy box!!

What kind of wood did you use?

Lew

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cheller

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#4 posted 2201 days ago

The quarter round is a great idea.

-- Chelle http://artsgranddaughter.blogspot.com

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happy_budah

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#5 posted 2200 days ago

i agree with cheller, the quarter round is a great idea! are you going to attach a lid support/lock so the lid cant smash the wee little fingers?

-- the journy of a thousand miles begins with a single step " Lou-Tzu"

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