DIY Sandbox

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Project by Dimensions posted 06-29-2020 11:45 PM 366 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was approached by a very bossy 2 year old and asked to build a sandbox. She’s so cute that you just can’t say no :) So I did a drawing in Sketchup and went to My local Home Center and picked up all the materials to knock out this quick DIY Sandbox. I made a choice to keep it simple where it could be accomplished in just a day or two and we also wanted to make sure it was elevated so it would keep out animals (snakes are bad in our area) and when the lid is on, the kids can sit on as a bench. If y’all want to check out the full build video, you can check it out here:

-- Get better every day!

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#1 posted 06-30-2020 12:37 AM

Good looking sand box. In my neighborhood it would need a good lid or it would soon be a good looking cat box. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#2 posted 06-30-2020 01:24 AM

Hey Mel, Thanks! It’s got a pretty heavy lid for it so the kids can’t get in it without supervision and also keeps it from becoming a GIANT litter box. I cover that in the build video and also why i didn’t add hinges. Cheers!

-- Get better every day!

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#3 posted 06-30-2020 05:47 PM

Looks like a very satisfied customer. Nothing better than making something for a child. Well done.

-- Julian

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#4 posted 06-30-2020 08:16 PM

I think the look on that sweet little girl’s face says it all.
Well done!

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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#5 posted 07-01-2020 02:58 AM

Lots of good times ahead, good job dad.

-- Rick M,

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