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Tool Restorations #7: ToolBox Restoration

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Blog entry by BigFoot Products Canada posted 634 days ago 1734 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Beaver Power Tool Figurine Part 7 of Tool Restorations series Part 8: Off Topic - Electrolosis »

I recently purchased a Snap-On KR-56 6 drawer tool chest to restore just for fun.
Pictured here are the before and after pictures..

I used Electrolosis to strip it down to bare metal. I had never used that method before
and I’m totally blown away at how efficient it is. I built the unit using Carbon Plates instead of metal.
There is hardley no mess at all..
Has anyone else tried Electrolosis?

Anyhow here’s my pictures..



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GrandpaLen

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#1 posted 634 days ago

Nice refurb on a rock solid tool chest. ...now to fill ‘er up. ;-)

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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Bob817

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#2 posted 633 days ago

How did you do that electrolosis David?

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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doordude

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#3 posted 633 days ago

the new old box looks great. but whats the method for electrolosis?

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 633 days ago

nice save :-)

there is plenty of blogs here on L J where people tell about how they restore tools
with electrolysis both big items and the smaller … look at restored planes /handtools

Dennis

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ratchet

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#5 posted 633 days ago

Yep, I’ve used electrolysis to great effect. http://lumberjocks.com/ratchet/blog/21662 How did you find a tub big enough to submerge that box?

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Roger

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#6 posted 632 days ago

Wow! Looks like a new one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Dave

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#7 posted 619 days ago

You do some nice work.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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