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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Dimensional Lumber Woodworking.

Sometimes things need to be put in their place.  Let's make a place for them.  Let's call it a box or crate.  

To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
- at least one cubic foot
- made from untreated wood free of glues
- no paint, stains or oils

Provide pics or video (less than two minutes long):
- the wood you're starting with
- the construction partially underway
- the finished crate/box
- description of why you made the crate/box the size you did and what it's for

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This is the wood I started with. I used the wood in the first picture to make the siding and the posts. I used the wood in the second picture to make the base to keep things from falling out of the bottom of the crate.

This is a progress picture.

This is my completed crate.

This is my completed crate fulfilling its intended function. I made this crate 14 inches cubed, because I wanted to use it for storing a bunch of wooden mallets. There were wooden mallets in the Shop lying around, which kind of bugged me, so, I made a crate to store them in. I did not need the crate to be huge, just large enough for the mallets that were cluttering the work space.
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I certify this BB complete!

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