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Oct 3rd, 2019 at 10:54am
 
This morning I was looking for some design ideas for a project and stumbled across Multimedia File Viewing and Clickable Links are available for Registered Members only!!  You need to Login or Register
After I covered my nose and mouth, painfully swallowing my morning coffee, I did involuntarily blurt out Holy Moley but I didn't say moley.

It saddens me that they can actually charge over $200 for what I consider to be on the list of beginner projects. This is right up there with a mallet (which we've discussed) and a toy box. There is nothing special about this item from what I see. It appears to be  inexpensive wood and very basic construction (no visible joinery usually means butt-joints glued and tacked)

Once again I really don't understand who this type of item is aimed at.
I could build my own several times over for the price they charge and there are many other less expensive alternatives available for those who prefer to buy one.
But, at least it's on sale  Roll Eyes
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Re: St least it's on sale
Reply #1 - Oct 3rd, 2019 at 11:22am
 
You need to stop visiting those sites Ed, you're going to hurt yourself!
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Reply #2 - Oct 3rd, 2019 at 11:42am
 
It was purely by accident
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Reply #3 - Oct 4th, 2019 at 1:21am
 
millennials will buy them. most of this over priced junk is aimed at them. baby boomers know better because we probably were the last generation to be taught any shop classes. we know how to do it and the value associated with doing it ourselves. todays generation knows the value of nothing, having had everything given to them.
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Reply #4 - Oct 7th, 2019 at 9:13am
 
But Ed. It's got a drawer on the bottom!  Cheesy

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Reply #5 - Oct 7th, 2019 at 9:24am
 
Glenn Jacobs wrote on Oct 7th, 2019 at 9:13am:
But Ed. It's got a drawer on the bottom!  Cheesy


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Reply #6 - Oct 7th, 2019 at 9:44am
 
I should have pointed out that i made this box a long time ago from a 2x4.
It cost about $3 for the wood. A few more dollars for some brass bits and pieces. So, if you have some basic tools and skills, for less than $15 you can make your own. (even in today's dollars)
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