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Tool Tote for Tyler - #7: Finishing... the tool tote...

05-17-2012 12:12 AM by Joe Lyddon | 8 comments »

Better late than Never… OK, it’s time for the Finishing part! Finally!! 1. I gave ALL Parts a few coats of BLO (Boiled Linseed Oil as from Home D). This took a little time because I had to wait 2-4 days after each coat to be sure it cured good before putting another coat on them. 2. I wanted to give just the Bottom piece, on the Lettering side, more protection because it would be taking most of the abuse. I have applied several coats of Polyurethane Semi Gloss only...

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #6: Preparing for Easy Assembly...

05-16-2012 11:53 PM by Joe Lyddon | 5 comments »

The Tool Tote will be shipped to Arizona for Tylers birthday in June. It would much easier and safer to send it unassembled and let my son assemble it. In order for everything to be done properly, I decided to Code all pieces with marks to signify What Parts went Where. The following pictures show how the various parts will go together. —————————————————————...

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #5: Fixing small dimensional problem & Sanding setup...

05-16-2012 11:35 PM by Joe Lyddon | 9 comments »

Here I’m gluing very thin angled strips to the corners to correct a slight dimensional problem. ————————————————————————————— Here is the sanding setup to help with dust… Sanded all pieces of the Tool Tote… ... almost ready to start Finishing! Stay tuned… for more to come…

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #4: Tool Tote progress to 2012!

05-16-2012 01:08 AM by Joe Lyddon | 6 comments »

Finally figured out how to get the Blackened Epoxy applied without messing up surrounding wood. I applied shellac very carefully around all of the Text letters and taped it off. ————————————————————————————————— ——————————...

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #3: Overall Parts... June 2007

05-16-2012 12:55 AM by Joe Lyddon | 2 comments »

—————————————————————————— Close up of EEE ZEE Miter angle finder… —————————————————————————— More to follow…

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Tool Tote for Tyler - #1: Overall Parts... June 2007

05-16-2012 12:44 AM by Joe Lyddon | 4 comments »

All parts spread out… Tool Tote in process! Made of White Oak. Carving done with friends CarveWright machine. Jatoba nameplate. I may a little late for his birthday… will try to finish it, but I do not like to rush woodworking projects. More pictures to follow…

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T shirt People !!

01-14-2007 07:41 PM by Dick, & Barb Cain | 4 comments »

We just received the batch of T shirts we ordered. My wife thought Black would be a nice color. We like them. Our Grandson sure liked his gift. This is what happens when you tell a 12 year old to put a little more smile into it.

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