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Project by waffles posted 01-14-2014 04:47 PM 1263 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A box made to ship things back and forth. To ship it you just have to flip the address plate over!





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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 01-14-2014 05:12 PM

That is just fantastic. What a great idea for a box that will make many trips through the system.
I’m sure it will be a keepsake you both will treasure.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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TheCoolDad

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#2 posted 01-14-2014 05:35 PM

Very interesting idea and a beautiful piece. Doesn’t it cost quite a bit to ship, though, due to the wait of the box itself, regardless of what you are actually sending?

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waffles

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#3 posted 01-14-2014 05:51 PM

It was only $10 with the other box inside of it (the candy bar box was quite heavy). I built the box out of 1/2” aspen which is pretty light and played around on the usps website to find out some good dimensions. It only needs to go 8 hours away. It is pretty light for it’s size. I quite enjoyed building it, some projects you just get so into and passionate about, this was the first one for me.

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sras

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#4 posted 01-15-2014 06:31 AM

Great idea! I hope you get to enjoy this for years to come (long after the long distance part goes away)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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bch

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#5 posted 01-16-2014 04:37 PM

Very slick ideas. I like the flipping address label. Neat!

-- --bch

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Marty 529

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#6 posted 01-17-2014 04:47 PM

This is a great story with an interesting box. All around great project. I hope you two enjoy this box for years to come. It’s definitely a great conversation piece.

-- Marty, Ohio

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waffles

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#7 posted 01-18-2014 11:05 PM

Thanks guys!

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