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My Boys' Toy Box

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Project by Barry Crowe posted 193 days ago 650 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an old console stereo that I cut down and made into a toy box for my two boys, Matthew and Michael. It had a rosewood front that made me think it was worth the effort. The front is now half of a bottom drawer. The upper part is a false front of a hopper under the lid. To be sure this was a lot of work for a thrift store find. The form you see now was what I immediately saw when I noticed the piece on my way to lunch with an amused (read irritated) co-worker.

-- Supercrowe





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mtenterprises

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#1 posted 193 days ago

Great idea. I would have never thought of that.
MIKE

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CarterR

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#2 posted 193 days ago

I need one of those for my child

-- If can think it you can do it.

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Nindwood

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#3 posted 190 days ago

What a great piece. I love to e-cycle old items that have awesome wood. Very creative Barry.

-- Narinder, Calgary, Ab. http://www.trimandcraft.ca/

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#4 posted 189 days ago

Fine looking toy box, can’t believe it came from an old console. Like the front with the drawers and the false one. Excellent job!

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