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Blog entry by exelectrician posted 10-12-2014 04:09 AM 1987 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Starting at the bottom I decided on three drawers, here are the parts for one drawer

And the finished drawers in the cabinet. For the pulls, I used ebony piano keys cut down, drilled and tapped, and fastened with 6-24 screws.
To create a chisel till, I decided to use double roller catches repurposed, to hold the chisels firmly in place on my door. Here I am screwing on the catches and next pic, the finished product – I am happy so far…


Checking to see If the door clears the drawer pull, and knobs of the planes, when I hold the door shut, One more thing checked off the list!

Thanks for looking guys,, and don’t be shy about making suggestions!! ..Later…

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself



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GeneralDisorder

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#1 posted 10-12-2014 04:50 AM

That’s gonna be top notch. I’m working on one as time permits but not at the level of yours.

Looks like you have some nice tools for it as well.

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hunter71

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#2 posted 10-12-2014 06:23 AM

Shop furniture for sure.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#3 posted 10-12-2014 12:11 PM

Excellent work!

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

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#4 posted 10-12-2014 12:37 PM

That is going to be one outstanding tool cabinet.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 10-12-2014 06:45 PM

I really like the idea for this chisels. Going to have a nice tool cabinet there!

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#6 posted 10-12-2014 07:29 PM

Thank you for your encouragement guys. I feel that as time goes by, I am improving my skills little by little, I still make dumb mistakes though,, and I cover them up or remake as I go.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Brit

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#7 posted 10-12-2014 09:47 PM

Wow! You’ve made some great progress there. I really like the way it is turning out. Have you thought about putting any crown molding on the top of it? Either way it looks fantastic. Can’t wait to see the finished product hanging in your shop.

-- Andy -- "I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." (Michelangelo)

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#8 posted 10-12-2014 09:48 PM

That roller catch idea is going to be used quite a bit by a lot people very soon. Im lovin the build.

-- rock, chalk, jayhawk

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exelectrician

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

Brit, Hmmm crown moulding,,,, I want to be able to shove stuff on the top after the photos are taken, so for now I will leave that out, but thanks for the thought.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#10 posted 11-19-2014 08:34 PM

Roller pulls are super clever. This is build great.

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

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