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Blog entry by Mosquito posted 12-09-2014 09:42 PM 1525 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Cb2oJdWZLs

In this series, I’ll be sharing my building of a Dutch style tool chest. I’m more or less building it as described by Christopher Schwarz, in terms of dimensions.

This is just the first video, as a quick starter. I hope to have the second video in short order.

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com



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#1 posted 12-09-2014 09:54 PM

omg. you displayed more precision in the first 1:04 of the video than I apply to most of my projects. Fascinating to see others work, it’s an eye opener. I’m a slob compared to you, Mos. Thanks for the video. I’ll go hang my head in shame now…

:-)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#2 posted 12-09-2014 10:12 PM

I agree with everything Smitty said.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#3 posted 12-09-2014 11:31 PM

haha thanks guys. I was trying to be careful, because I had about 1/4” of excess length to the board I was using, otherwise something wouldn’t have been the length I had intended lol

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#4 posted 12-10-2014 02:32 AM

I’m right there with Smitty. My work area doesn’t have the capability of looking that clean.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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#5 posted 12-10-2014 03:58 AM

lol but you have more space… if I let mine get messy, it gets small… quickly lol

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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Brad

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#6 posted 12-10-2014 04:04 AM

Mos, that’s extremely clear wood, no knots to speak of. Is it high-grade pine, or a hardwood?

-- "People's lives are their own rewards or punishments."

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#7 posted 12-10-2014 04:06 AM

Hey Brad, it’s actually poplar. I was pretty picky to find the pieces I wanted to use… lots of cupped, bowed, and crooked pieces were shuffled through…

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#8 posted 12-10-2014 12:47 PM

I don’t think I was anywhere near that exact with the Schwarz at LN on my Dutch chest. Come to think of it neither was CS!

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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August McCormick Lehman III

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#9 posted 12-10-2014 02:27 PM

This is going to be nice.
This is something I would lve to learn how to make.
Thanks for sharing

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#10 posted 12-10-2014 03:36 PM

Great show Mos!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#11 posted 12-10-2014 03:44 PM

All I did was use a marking knife! lol When I was done making these pieces, quite literally the only waste I had was the saw dust from cutting it, and the shavings from planing it. Just the way I like it :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#12 posted 12-10-2014 03:46 PM

Yep, great show, Mos,
I love watching you work wood!
Inspires me to do better…

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#13 posted 12-11-2014 03:26 PM

Thanks Mos!!

-- ~Tony

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#14 posted 12-15-2014 11:37 PM

Great job Mos. Looking forward to the next installment.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#15 posted 12-15-2014 11:53 PM

Thanks guys!

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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