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Project by hunter71 posted 10-21-2013 10:49 AM 2152 views 11 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As all of us Lumberjocks age we find ourselves requiring a few RX’s to take daily. Bottles on the counter just won’t work for most of us and the plastic unit from Wal-Mart just would not due for a real woodworkers use. I build a simple WOODEN daily use RX box. The wood is a mystery as I made the box from some hardwood flooring pieces I got from a local flooring company. I think it is Brazilian Cherry. I know the lock isn’t “child proof” but we keep it up from the grand-kids.
Doug

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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crowie

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#1 posted 10-21-2013 10:58 AM

G’Day Doug, Very clever…Using a pencil case design as a pill box, quite ingenious…Pretty timber.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 10-21-2013 10:59 AM

Very good idea and design, Doug.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Roger

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 11:05 AM

This is way better than that plastic thingy

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 10-21-2013 11:23 AM

Great idea for us poly pharmaceutical LJs. But, how do we remember which hole represents what day? LOL

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

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woodshaver

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#5 posted 10-21-2013 11:50 AM

Great idea Doug! With a Plexiglas sliding lid you could see if you took you med with out opening it! But that might take away from it’s nice look! Nice work!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Gene Howe

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#6 posted 10-21-2013 01:12 PM

Great idea, Doug! Fiddling with those plastic lids when refilling is a PITA. A sliding lid is much better, and the compartments are generously sized, too.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Dutchy

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#7 posted 10-21-2013 01:17 PM

When I look at it I get better;)

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 10-21-2013 01:28 PM

Very clever idea Doug. The sliding top is a plus with individual compartments. I recently made what I call a pill bottle that I use when I’m away for a few days instead of carrying each bottle but they all get thrown in that. I may have to use your idea. Hope you don’t mind.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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grizzman

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#9 posted 10-21-2013 01:59 PM

great idea, i take pills in the morn and night, so i will make 2, one out of light wood and one out of dark, make my holes a bit larger, as i have a few more ailments ..thanks doug, i never did like the plastic ones.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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HamS

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#10 posted 10-21-2013 02:03 PM

There are some ideas just begging to be stolen. Well thought out and executed.

-- My mother named me Hamilton, I have been trying to earn my nickname ever since.

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 10-21-2013 02:18 PM

Well done. very functional.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 10-21-2013 02:22 PM

Nice looking box and very practical.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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bbrewer

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#13 posted 10-21-2013 02:26 PM

Now I have another project for this winter.

-- Tom southern MI

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hunter71

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#14 posted 10-21-2013 02:29 PM

Thanks for the kind words, the idea is yours to do with as you like. Too bad it is something so many of us need.
The holes are just done with a forstner bit. KISS plan.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Bluepine38

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#15 posted 10-21-2013 03:13 PM

Hunter, it is a lot better to take the pills than the alternative, I want to see if I can stick around to spoil some
great-great grand kids.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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