Box For Crap

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Project by doubleDD posted 12-10-2013 03:53 PM 3297 views 30 times favorited 59 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First of all let me say there are quite a few LJ’s here that make some beautiful boxes. They are a great bunch of guys and help us do better with ours.
So this box was not made to be nice looking, not to hold the family jewels, not to be given to the Queen herself. This box is for holding crap. Everybody has a lot of it and has no where to put it. Well here you go. Put your crap in the crap box.
For the guy who has everything, you know he has a lot of crap. I guess it can be used for other things like the wallet I have in the tank but there’s no money in it so that’s crap too. I got the idea from Jim Jakosh’s TP holder and converted it into a crap box. Thought it would be a good gag gift for my son who has a lot of crap on his dresser. Hope he enjoys it as much as the kick I got out of making it.
Stands 10’’ high x 6 1/2×6 1/2’’ Made out of a log that I didn’t think would be good for turning. Last picture shows the remains of the log. Thanks for looking. All comments welcome.

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

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#1 posted 12-10-2013 04:02 PM

LOL, I like your sense of humor.

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#2 posted 12-10-2013 04:03 PM

LOL! Honestly, my first response was a chuckle that just escaped instantly. Great gift for the person who has a sense of humor, and very nicely done!

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

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#3 posted 12-10-2013 04:04 PM

This is GREAT! You did a heck of a job on this and I am definitely gonna make one of these. I love it.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 12-10-2013 04:20 PM

this is now on my list of crap to do do...

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#5 posted 12-10-2013 04:28 PM

Now thats a crappy box. I love it.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 12-10-2013 04:37 PM

Dave, I love the way you think LOL!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 12-10-2013 04:52 PM

Very creative! Nice work!

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#8 posted 12-10-2013 04:53 PM

Great job and love the humor. I cracked up when I read “not to hold the family jewels”! Funny!

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

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#9 posted 12-10-2013 04:55 PM

That is Fantastic !!!!

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#10 posted 12-10-2013 04:57 PM

I love it and have the Perfect person to give it to.
I would like to make one too but I know I would have to a set of plans for it or it would never be made, I just don’t have that much Imagination.

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#11 posted 12-10-2013 05:15 PM

I admire you guys with a good imagination. This box is really neat – any smell when you lift the lid? :-). Nice build, very clever project.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#12 posted 12-10-2013 05:15 PM


-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#13 posted 12-10-2013 05:31 PM

Love it!

-- Blessed to have a wife who supports my addiction...Hobbies!

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#14 posted 12-10-2013 05:40 PM

Tomorrow is in my workshop, unusual … who likes the usual things work? thanks …

-- bambi

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#15 posted 12-10-2013 06:03 PM

I predict you’re going to take a lot of s* over this project. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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