I built this custom bread box for a friend as a house warming gift.
Just wanted to extend an overdue welcome to the Workshop community. We're rapt you could join us and post such a fantastic project. Beautiful work! You obviously have got some wonderful skills and experience to share. Can you provide any tips to those members who would like to build something similar?
Please reach out if you ever need a hand getting the most from the site, or have any feedback on how we can improve Workshop for you.
We look forward to seeing more of your handiwork very soon.
Hi Jenn (@Old-gal24)
Welcome to the Workshop community. We're pleased to have you join us and are sure you will fit right in! We have loads of other community members with a similar mindset to you, to "try and give most things a go". We are looking forward to reading all about your projects and plans.
Let me tag @ramoncarreon for you so he is alerted to your question about the bread box top.
Please let me know if you ever need a hand getting the most from the site, or have any feedback about how we can improve Workshop for you.
Thanks again for joining in the discussion,
Hey Jason.. so sorry it has taken me so long to reply.. I learned my skills from my father who is sort of a jack of all trades including being a builder and architect, as well as a retired wood shop and welding teacher. I’ll try my best to upload any projects that the community may be interested in. Cheers for the welcome.
Not sure if I understand the question but I’ll give it a crack. I used my router (with jig) to cut a groove that goes down the backside. The roller door actually stops when it hits the bottom piece (at the back). If you want, I can email you the plans. Just let me know.
Thank you for your reply. I meant the raised top, is there a reason for that. The one I had the top was resessed, level this the sides.
I thought maybe a hidden top for knives or something like that.. Only a question... from a Learner...
All good Jenn,
I have attached the plans below. However they are in inches. My Dad sent me them from the states. You can either scale the measurements or if you’re like me, most of my measuring tools have both types of measurements. I built mine out of standard pine from Bunnings but if you can get your hands on some hardwood (especially for the door slats) I think it would be better because it will fall on its own due to the added weight. Hope this helps. All the best.