Personalised toy box

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Nice work. That’s a great toy box.

-- CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

Good job Stays are very important on toy boxes

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Hi there.

Here’s a toy box I completed a while ago. It’s made from pine boards that have been jointed together.
The top was finished in a light oak varnish to make it look a little like oak and the base painted in a cream tone. The personalisation on the from was painted on using a vinyl stencil.

I used a friction stay on the lid to help prevent it slamming shut which worked for a short while until the customer rang and said it has worn out after short use. I had to supply a stay that was far superior and more expensive but lesson learnt. Don’t buy rubbish lid stays!

-- I-Got-Wood

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