Toy chest

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Project by Woodson59 posted 11-29-2020 05:48 AM 732 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Toy chest is done. Mahogany and curly maple box. Mahogany frame on the lid. Teak and maple panel. Box joints on the box corners. Mitered bridle joints on lid frame. Old masters red mahogany stain. Sealer coat of shellac. Sprayed 5 coats Pre-catalyzed laquer top coat. Bronze scupper pulls for handles. Black piano hinge. Brass lid support.

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#1 posted 11-29-2020 11:31 AM

Wow that is nice!

-- Petey

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#2 posted 11-29-2020 12:55 PM

Excellent wood, design…those fingerjoints are just great!...Not to mention the finish!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 11-29-2020 01:31 PM

Great job

-- Eric, building the dream

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#4 posted 11-29-2020 06:24 PM

Stunning!!! I’m afraid to use lids on a toy box, I tested some slow close devices but I’m not sure they stand up to a two year old. Glad to see you used lock stops.

-- TimV

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#5 posted 11-29-2020 08:35 PM

Well done. Love the band of curlies, and the box jointed corners.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#6 posted 11-30-2020 01:16 AM

Is the toy box for grown up toys? If for small children it might need air holes in the back for when they play hide n seek. Very nice box.

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#7 posted 12-02-2020 02:00 PM

Very nice!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#8 posted 12-31-2020 10:49 PM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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