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Old 07-25-2011, 09:34 PM   #1
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looking to build a trunk, like this:
http://www.potterybarn.com/products/...-cubes-benches
because well its very expensive and i cant find any good how to guides through google, only thing i can find is a blanket chest. i already have leather leftover from another project and it looks like more than enough.

http://www.potterybarn.com/products/...tml#hero-image

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Old 07-25-2011, 09:40 PM   #2
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according to pottery barn site its a plywood box with zinc hardware. canvas inside covering and covered with leather. make a box outta plywood and cover with leather. sometimes to make the lid fit exact to the box. make a box complete then cut one side off of it and it will fit perfect.usually you can cut the hinge side first then attach the hinges and then cut the other 3 sides.

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