Toybox shelf

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Project by kansas posted 08-19-2008 02:32 AM 6361 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a toybox shelf I found in an old magazine. It is held together mostly with sliding dovetails. I made it out of white oak and it is finished with two coats of Minwax golden pecan stain and 3 coats Minwax semi gloss poly. It is 20” deep at the bottom, 30” wide and about 44” tall.

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#1 posted 08-19-2008 02:49 AM

I like the sliding dovetails. The finish looks very nice: I wish the pictures were bigger to show more details.

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#2 posted 08-19-2008 02:57 AM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#3 posted 08-19-2008 04:10 AM

It looks great, nice job.

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#4 posted 08-20-2008 03:03 AM

I like it … great posting

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#5 posted 08-20-2008 03:29 AM

nice job

thanks for the post

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#6 posted 02-06-2012 05:55 PM

Great toybox. Where can I get the plans?

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#7 posted 05-31-2014 08:10 AM

Any way that we can get plans? I reallly would like to make this for my sons 5th birthday thats in 2 wks.

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