Craftsman #1: Tool Chest

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Blog entry by Dale J Struhar Sr posted 03-09-2012 04:56 AM 5728 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hey guys check this tool chest out.

-- Dale, Ohio

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#1 posted 03-09-2012 05:05 AM

That’s Awesome, I saw that years ago, and completely forgot about it. If I ever goit that organized I think my wife would have a heart attack :)

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#2 posted 03-09-2012 11:11 AM

Thanks for posting this Dale, I have seen this chest in photos, but it was much more ingenious than thought with those swinging storage units, etc. Amazingly well organized and the tools were just as amazing.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 03-09-2012 12:21 PM

a lot o tools in a small cabinet. I remember seeing this on Norms show way back also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#4 posted 03-09-2012 02:13 PM

The amount of tools in such a small box is simply amazing. That is more hand tools than I could ever imagine owning, but if I did, it would probably take up a pretty good section of wall to store

-- Welcome to downtown Coolsville, Population: US! --Hogarth Hughes

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#5 posted 03-09-2012 06:41 PM

My goodness, that’s almost breathtaking! Mind over muscle…!

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#6 posted 03-09-2012 08:26 PM

That was a work in progress for 30 years. But it is very nice.

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#7 posted 03-10-2012 04:09 AM

There have been lots of articles about this tool chest. Christopher Schwarz is in the process of creating a book about it, due sometime in 2013.

For a contemporary video (shot last year) see

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#8 posted 03-10-2012 04:59 PM

Wow. I can only imagine….....


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#9 posted 03-11-2012 04:31 PM

I marvel every time I see this cabinet – the level of craftsmanship is just, well, words fail me.
I guess I’m going to have to start saving my pennies for that book.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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