Hand tool corner

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Project by kmetzger posted 04-21-2014 12:10 PM 1326 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My hand tool corner in the Have Hammer, Will Travel woodworking school for kids in Ajijic, Mexico. I built everything, including the workbench, sharpening station and lathe tool rack, which is a reproduction of Dewayne’s tool holder.

-- Kim, Ajijic, Mexico,

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#1 posted 04-21-2014 01:49 PM

Looks handy. I like the idea. wow/ wood shop. brings back memory’s for sure.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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#2 posted 04-21-2014 04:14 PM

Nice and big shop! Congrats!!
How did you hang the mallets? Would you take a closer pic?

Thanks and regards

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#3 posted 04-21-2014 10:56 PM

The mallet handles hang between 1/2 inch dowels spaced about an inch apart. In one case (the second mallet from the left), I realized the end of the mallet was too narrow for the dowels, so my temporary solution was to add a 1/4” dowel between the other dowels and whittle it down till the hole in the mallet end fit.

-- Kim, Ajijic, Mexico,

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#4 posted 04-23-2014 10:28 AM

Nice looking shop wish i had all that room.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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