Toyboxs for granddaughters.

Both my new granddaughters, Theo and Olive are 6 months old and in need of toy boxes. I built Theo's first, it was designed and built in a day. Working on Olives now, taking a little more time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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16APR17

On to toybox two for Theo's cousin Olive.

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17APR17

Assembled frame and bottom boards. Oak frame, pine bottom, Mahogany plugs hide fasteners.

 

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18APR17

 

side and end boards. cedar, planed to thickness and 1/8" bevel on edges for contrast at joints.

 

 

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20APR17

Exterior hinges place and mounted, then removed for finish coats. Stain coat of Minwax 'Golden Oak'.

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22APR17

Completed this project today. The second top coat is hardening up. Delivery tomorrow night if completely dry.

The mahogany plugs over the screws turned out nice for contrast.

Safety hinges both sides. Lee Valley special item.

 

Ready for one of my princesses.

 

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29Apr17

Delivered to the happy customer.