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Project by bondogaposis posted 104 days ago 1329 views 7 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my entry into to the Cracked Box Society, hopefully one of the other esteemed members will send me the code word and secret handshake. I’m sure membership has it’s privileges, and will no doubt be a total chick magnet. The box is poplar. I made it for my granddaughter’s 9th birthday. Here is a link to the plans I used.

-- Bondo Gaposis





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Mosquito

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#1 posted 104 days ago

Nice work, that’s pretty cool.

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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ShaneA

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#2 posted 104 days ago

I am a fan of these boxes, looks like you did a good job on it.

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Brett

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#3 posted 104 days ago

I have always liked these. You done good! I hope to make one someday. Thanks for sharing.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Northwest29

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#4 posted 104 days ago

Well. I must say it is one of the most unique projects that I have seen. Nicely done and sure to be a conversation piece as your granddaughter grows up. Let us know how you do on the ‘chick magnet’ – we all might be inspired to make one of these. (-;

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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wncguy

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#5 posted 104 days ago

I’m sure your Granddaughter will love it, lots of drawers for her “special things”, which will no doubt change over time.

I really need to make one as a priority… even if I’m not close to considering being a chick magnet.
But a secret handshake would be nice even if I wouldn’t remember the code word.

What’s the size?

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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Bluepine38

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#6 posted 104 days ago

Those beautiful big eyed grand daughters really deserve special gifts like this and I am sure the little chick
will promptly reward you. Did you put bottom center slides on the 1/2 drawers to keep them tracking
properly? Thank you for sharing, and a word of warning-great grand children are even better at getting
us to build things.

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

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 104 days ago

Very cool and if this is your first cracked box you did an excellent job. thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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blackcherry

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#8 posted 104 days ago

Ron you should have used Anchor Seal on the end of that log…lol. Nice work on this unit your grand daughter will love it..BC

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 103 days ago

Great job on a very popular build!

I have yet to build either a cutting board or a cracked box so I have a long way to go before I achieve full membership status.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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bondogaposis

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#10 posted 103 days ago

wncguy, the Height is about 13”
Blue Pine, No I didn’t put slides on the upper drawers but they track fairly well as is.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Hawaiilad

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#11 posted 103 days ago

Great box…sorry, but we can’t give you the secret handshake or the code word here, because they are for only the special few…..you will be contacted with the information..

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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NormG

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#12 posted 103 days ago

I also think these boxes are very nice, this one reminds me of a Tribal Mask

-- Norman

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majuvla

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#13 posted 103 days ago

Welcome to cracked box society. I’m still waiting in the line with lot of plans to make such box.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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wseand

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#14 posted 103 days ago

Very nice. luv it.

Next time I get a crack in one of my projects I’ll just call it a Cracked. ;~). I can charge more, like holes in jeans.

Here’s your first chick, I’m sure there’s more to follow.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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bigogre

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#15 posted 103 days ago

One of these has been on my to do list for some time… Love this!

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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