Anyone making any of these out there in woodworking land?? I bought a milk
crate full of the doors at an estate sale and would love to turn them into
something cool. They aren't real old. I think they're marked "1971" or
around there. I've seen coin banks made from them, but can't find a good
pattern. The best one I've seen was made like a safe; sorta' up on small
feet like an older style western bank safe. It was even painted like a
<< I've seen coin banks made from them, but can't find a good
See if you can find a copy of the first issue of Woodcraft Magazine. That
was their very first project, the one featured on the cover.
To e-mail, replace "bucketofspam" with "dleegordon"
It's your lucky day. As Lee pointed out, making these banks was the
cover story of our first issue. The entire article is posted here:
Once on the above page, scroll down. The P.O. Box Bank project is the
4th article from the bottom of the list.
If you do make one, send me a hi-res photo, and if the photo's good
enough for print, I'll put it in the "Show Off" gallery section of the
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