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Blog entry by iozl posted 899 days ago 5494 reads 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I came across this old tool chest on an auction site and thought I would share. It reminds me of a mini-Studley chest. I would imagine the original owner was a very talented individual.


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a1Jim

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#1 posted 899 days ago

Wow that is a great tool chest ,not a Studley but close. Thanks for sharing this beauty.

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chopnhack

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#2 posted 899 days ago

Good score, that chest surely has some history behind it. Were they able to tell you anything of its pedigree? Nice brass hardware and a cool assortment of tools.

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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Ben

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#3 posted 899 days ago

That is a well used work of art.

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

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iozl

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#4 posted 899 days ago

Oh, I didn’t purchase this (I wish!). I can’t imagine how much it sold for…

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FirehouseWoodworking

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#5 posted 898 days ago

That would have been a beautiful catch! Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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StumpyNubs

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#6 posted 898 days ago

Unlike the Studley, THIS one appears to have been heavily used, which to me, makes it even more interesting!

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Bertha

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#7 posted 898 days ago

Incredible. A lot to soak in.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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BigTiny

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#8 posted 898 days ago

I got just one word for you…
WOW!

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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canadianchips

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#9 posted 898 days ago

I could only hope I could leave a legacy like that to someone one day !
Very nice tool chest.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 898 days ago

Man would I love to own that. It is a fabulous conversation piece.

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badger

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#11 posted 897 days ago

I would love to know what the list of tools that were in the case were.

I wonder what this fellows profession was?

badger

-- "I'm just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe." -- Jango Fett

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yrob

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#12 posted 897 days ago

Its pretty amazing. I never get to run across things like that at auction… I wish I did. This is beautiful enough to put in my living room..

-- Yves

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SCOTSMAN

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#13 posted 897 days ago

That is one very nice piece of kit.Wow from me too. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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SamuelP

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#14 posted 897 days ago

Imagine the thought that went into this. Thanks for the post.

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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