shortys box

box made of oak, stained mahogany
chest made of cherry
box made of oak chest made of ash

Welcome to Shorty'

making box1If you enjoy woodworking projects, you are sure to love making Shorty's Box. We'll provide you with step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions. The finished chest measures 24" wide x 11 1/4" deep x 18" tall.

Create a keepsake box, a hope chest, even a pirate chest. Kid's will especially love this chest if you customize it by adding a stenciled name or emblem. If you have a hammer and a saw, plus glue, wood, and nails you can build this box.

Build this chest out of any type of wood: cedar, oak, ash, maple, or cherry. Stain or paint your finished chest to suit your needs.

The chests shown above took about 2 hours to build. Add another 2 hours for the finish and you'll have a great family heirloom! Simple construction for any skill level.

Order the plans today! Just $7.99

We accept Checks or Money Orders.
Credit cards accepted via PayPal.

Send all checks to:
Shorty's Box, PO Box 203
Weaverville, NC 28787

Please allow 5 to 7 days for your plans to arrive.

For more information contact
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This woodworking plan is going to save you time, money, and frustration.

When you order this plan you'll get:
* Full size patterns for all pieces to be cut
* A list of the materials you'll need to build the chest
* Color photos which will aid in visualizing the finished chest
* Measured drawings to ensure your chest will be exact

If you have any questions, please contact

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