Toy Chest

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Project by Wood Studios posted 01-19-2012 02:25 AM 1429 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A larger cedar chest salvaged from the roadside became a child’s toy chest. Special hinges were used to keep the lid from closing too fast and crushing little fingers. As an added safety feature, openings were created around the top of the chest so very little surface was available where fingers might rest.

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#1 posted 01-19-2012 02:41 AM

Nice looking box

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 01-19-2012 02:47 AM

Great looking toy chest. Well done.

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#3 posted 01-26-2012 03:48 AM

Great looking cedar. What did you use for a finish?

-- Ken --------- never try and put 5 lbs. of tenon in a 3 lb. mortise.

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#4 posted 01-26-2012 05:39 AM

I did not use any finish, they wanted to smell the cedar for a year. I will probably be asked to apply a finish in a year and it will be a poly, I think.

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#5 posted 01-28-2012 08:40 PM

Wonderfully thought out design with keeping little hands in mind! Great chest!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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