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Project by Ltwud posted 341 days ago 2907 views 11 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I modified Lance’s LJ Chuckbox and was really happy with how much it improved our camping experience last weekend. I knew it would be big and heavy so I made a box joint jig and was overall very happy with the 1/2” Baltic birch unit. It definitely is a two-person load unload but it perfectly holds all the things I already had including my BBQ and stove so for us it’s perfect….heavy but already have a friend begging to make them one this winter





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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#1 posted 341 days ago

I really like how your box turned out. I’d definitely make one if we went tent camping still.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 340 days ago

Always enjoy these chuck boxes because they remind me of how much I enjoyed camping with my family as a kid. You did a great job, especially adapting for your own needs and style.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Lance

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#3 posted 340 days ago

Looks awesome! I love the addition of the box joints, not only does it look nice, its makes a much stronger joint! You’re the 2nd person this week to complete the Camping Chuck Box, but your right, it makes the camping trip sooooo much easier and enjoyable, just need 2 people to unload it off the truck!

Here’s the link to the other one built this week.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peFiNaS8Jh0&lc=YXf-DF_0wYFvkNTft38iT6ValaQ8_JFbM1G3Sm8umno

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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dbhost

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#4 posted 340 days ago

Been looking at chuck box designs today… Good implementation for it… Trying to figure out what makes a good camp kitchen… Need to build something similar, but as a component of a custom built slide in folding truck camper… The commercially available stuff isn’t up to par with what I want to do…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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489tad

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#5 posted 340 days ago

Nice job.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 335 days ago

It’s a good looking, well made and practical chuck box. Like the design, so compact and holds a lot of camping stuff. Great work!

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