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Project by Buke27 posted 375 days ago 1117 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a toy chest I just made for a couple of friends who just had a baby. It is made entirely of materials from the home center. Construction is from 3/4” poplar jointed and glued into panels. The plugs are walnut and made from some scrap I had around the shop. Finish was super easy, danish oil and wipe on poly. Home the little guy likes it.





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mike1950

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#1 posted 375 days ago

Nice box!

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#2 posted 375 days ago

You did a fine job on this project. It really looks nice.

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#3 posted 375 days ago

Super looking toy box ,it looks terrific .

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MT_Stringer

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#4 posted 375 days ago

Good job. I am sure he will get some use out of it. My dad made one for my daughter when she was born. She used to get in it and play. Now 25 years later, it is in her three yr old’s room. Yep, she gets in it and plays with her toys. :-)

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#5 posted 375 days ago

Very nice

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#6 posted 374 days ago

Great looking toy chest…well done.

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#7 posted 374 days ago

Nice box. I really like this design.

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 372 days ago

Wonderful toy chest! Like the great design especially the walnut plugs. I’m sure the boy will love it and will have great memories with it. Well done!

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