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Tool Chest #2: Starting The Lid

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Blog entry by JaLatham posted 961 days ago 1047 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Dovetails Done Part 2 of Tool Chest series Part 3: Almost A Lid »

Ripping stock to size. I really don’t know why I was staying so far from the line. Not that it matters. Apparently my sawing has been getting better. I stayed away from the line to allow for wandering of the saw blade, but it tracked so straight that I think I can stick right next to the line next time.

Jointing sawn edges.

While I know that the shavings aren’t what is important, seeing the difference in the shavings of my jointer plane(on top), and my fore plane(on bottom), let me know I have their irons set correctly so that I can work as fast as possible.

Testing the groove in groove for the raised panel in some scrap.

Grooves in frame pieces done.

The maiden voyage of my new marking guage.

Three more M&T’s to go. I can’t wait!



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489tad

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#1 posted 961 days ago

Based on your other work, I’ll be watching. I just checked out part one, nice work!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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RGtools

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#2 posted 961 days ago

Looking good. I am enjoying watching someone else build a project that I intend to do myself. Always interesting to see how someone else works.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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#3 posted 958 days ago

This is an intresting blog. Your work and tools are great. I’m also intriged with your work bench and vise. Do you have plans for your work bench? Keep up the good work.

-- Hersh from Port Angeles, WA - Gotta Complete That Project!

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#4 posted 958 days ago

I built my bench similar to Chris Schwarz’s from his workbench book, and added the sliding leg vise, similar to Jameel Abram’s

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