Toybox for my son

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This is what got me started with my woodworking obsession. The box itself is oak ply finished with a light oak poly gel stain. It’s meant to resemble alphabet blocks. I also made the contents of the box, but not in my workshop.

-- We may never know who let the dogs out, but I'd bet anything PETA was involved.

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#1 posted 2701 days ago

haha you could call it a crib too… great work!

-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (

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#2 posted 2701 days ago

hehehe too cute.
I can see a little bit of the front and it’s WONDEFUL.
Nicely done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 2701 days ago

pretty cool!

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#4 posted 2701 days ago

That’s what I needed… a crib with a lid on it! LOL!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 2701 days ago

Good job on both. Jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#6 posted 2701 days ago

Allen great crib, Does it have wheels to move it around. and a tray to feed him.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#7 posted 2701 days ago

Nice toy chest and future lumberjock.

-- JohnShackleford,North Carolina

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#8 posted 2701 days ago

Great looking toy box, but I think the kid needs to be taught that he is suppose to take all the toys out of the box before he plays with them, otherwise how is he going to enjoy himself. Great looking kid! LOL.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#9 posted 2701 days ago

That’s great, it keeps the toys from being scattered if he just plays with them in there. Nice work.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#10 posted 2696 days ago

Quite the handy place to keep your children…

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#11 posted 2690 days ago

Might want to consider a matress in there. This is a great job Allen. Bet that’s what the kid is thinking also!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#12 posted 2605 days ago

That’s a son-box for your toys! 8-)))))

-- (pens & bowls, mostly)

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#13 posted 2604 days ago

HA! What a great picture! I didn’t expect that! Nice box! Nice son!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#14 posted 2585 days ago

great picture ... it will be even better twenty years from now !! your son’s son will love it …

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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