Large Wood Storage Chest

Submitted by danicarby on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 07:25

I wanted a large chest to store toys, books or blankets. I wanted it to be cheap to build and be rustic. This project turned out perfectly! I used 2" and 4"-wide furring strips and rope for the hinges and handles. I used 1/4" plywood for the bottom and made a groove with the router for it to slide into while assembling. I helped 16 girls make these who had no previous experience and they loved it!

Estimated Cost
$20-$40
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
Pine Furring Stripes
Finish Used
Mixwax Stain and Polyurethane
Required Skill Level
Beginner

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