My Dream Tool Chest

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Blog entry by Tim Dorcas posted 10-31-2010 09:14 PM 2498 reads 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just posted some pictures of my buddy’s Hand Tool Chest. If you like hand tools at all it’s worth checking out.

-- - A Woodworking & Renovation Blog & - I make. You buy.

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#1 posted 10-31-2010 09:34 PM

someone push my eyes back in my head

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#2 posted 10-31-2010 09:36 PM

Oh yeah… shivered me, too.


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#3 posted 10-31-2010 09:50 PM


-- James -

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#4 posted 10-31-2010 09:51 PM

Wish I had that type of scratch laying about. There’s got to be $10K in tools in that chest.

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures:

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#5 posted 10-31-2010 10:14 PM

Wow wonderful I will give him my house and three grown up son’s for it LOL Alistair

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

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Tim Dorcas

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#6 posted 10-31-2010 10:31 PM

Chunk – think higher. Much, much higher.

-- - A Woodworking & Renovation Blog & - I make. You buy.

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Jamie Speirs

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#7 posted 10-31-2010 10:36 PM



-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#8 posted 10-31-2010 10:54 PM

just toooooo much , but still an impressive toolbox and collection :-)

thank´s for sharing and bringing us in to dreamland
and remember to tell him not to worry about the green horison
its just 22000 L Js


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#9 posted 10-31-2010 11:20 PM

Looks like tools are all new. Never been used !
Nice organization.

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

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#10 posted 10-31-2010 11:48 PM

Your friend has way too much spare cash. :-) That’s got to be about $50,000 worth of tools.

Beautiful job on the tool chest. What’s nice is that everything is accessible and easily identifiable, unlike the tools in a lot of tool chests I’ve seen.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#11 posted 11-01-2010 01:57 AM

Now that is a quality filled tool box….nice job.

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#12 posted 11-01-2010 11:48 AM

WOW!!! Looks like a LN add. Not only is the tool selection impressive, the chest was thought out and executed perfectly. This is on of the nicest tool chests I have seen.

-- Marc

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#13 posted 11-01-2010 11:43 PM


-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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