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Project by trainrunner posted 12-23-2013 09:35 PM 1618 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this toy box for my nephews just got it done in time for Christmas. I bought the set of plans awhile back and finally got around to building it. It had some challenges but was really enjoyable to build then I had a graphics place cut and apply the graphics. I have no idea how many hours I spent as I worked on it before and after work but it was a bunch! The color scheme is similar to one I used to run when I worked at another railroad and always liked it.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.





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489tad

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#1 posted 12-23-2013 09:51 PM

Thats a great project. Your nephews will love it.

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

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#2 posted 12-23-2013 11:50 PM

This is a REALLY cool project. I love it! And so will your nephew.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#3 posted 12-24-2013 12:56 AM

Wow! That should make some little boys very happy.
Very nice job!

-- Bill

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#4 posted 12-24-2013 12:59 AM

Cool—your nephews are sure to love it!

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

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#5 posted 12-24-2013 01:30 AM

great toy box. I’m sure you nephews will have a great time with it.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 12-24-2013 01:44 AM

You nephew will love this. I love it.

Good looking project! Thanks for sharing.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#7 posted 12-24-2013 03:27 AM

looks like something right up sheldon coopers wheelhouse

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#8 posted 12-24-2013 04:22 AM

Very cool. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#9 posted 12-24-2013 11:59 AM

Hay, that’s cool. Now to fill it up with wooden toys….........

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#10 posted 12-24-2013 03:19 PM

That is a great design and you sure did do a nice job on it. Merry Christmas.

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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#11 posted 12-24-2013 07:12 PM

Wow, how cool is that! Great job, it looks outstanding!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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#12 posted 12-25-2013 04:44 AM

Awesome project! Any kid would love it!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#13 posted 12-25-2013 12:04 PM

Very nice!

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#14 posted 02-17-2015 05:41 PM

hello, trainrunner. I’m very interested in obtaining those plans/blueprints you said you used for this project. any help would be greatly appreciated. thx. really exceptional work!

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