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Project by matt12874 posted 11-09-2013 12:32 AM 1568 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a lockable box for some of my ammunition, so I figured why not make one!
A couple of hours in the garage some left over pine and here is the result.
The box is all pine with 1/8” saw kerfs to make it look like the slats on a crate. The paint is camo green out of a spray can. I used my airbrush to paint on the “Ammo” on the side of the box, I kept the paint watered down to keep it looking faded. The top I routed out then painted with “Army of Two” logo, my son loves the video game and loves to target shoot as well. The box is 12” wide, 10” deep and 8” high. It holds about 900 rounds. I installed a cam lock on the top and handles to make it easier to move since it weighs 40lbs!!

-- Matt





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 11-09-2013 01:00 AM

I like it. Great idea Tough looking ammo box. Nice work.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 11-09-2013 02:13 AM

Nice work

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

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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#3 posted 11-09-2013 04:18 AM

Now that’s just cool. Like the saw kerf ‘planks’. I think I’ll drop this one in the old favorites box. Thanks.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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Sergio

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#4 posted 11-09-2013 12:53 PM

Great box, the color is just right for it.

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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cabinbuilder

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#5 posted 11-09-2013 01:32 PM

That’s a Really cool box an a good idea , Thanks for posting it !

-- cabinbuilder

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Anthony

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#6 posted 11-09-2013 05:03 PM

Nice box, and nice collection of ammo.

Been wanting to do some sort of box like this as well. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Anthony - "The blacksmith and the artist, reflect it in their art. They forge their creativity, closer to the heart"

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Rick

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#7 posted 11-10-2013 06:21 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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Dwacki

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#8 posted 11-19-2013 05:22 AM

Cool crate! Definitely going to make a variation of this soon. Thanks for sharing

-- Dennis, South Bend ( Go Irish) Indiana

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