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Project by Spur posted 11-25-2014 04:21 AM 3317 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My take on the anarchist tool chest, out of plywood. I added an additional removable saw till for the smaller saws and such. Nothing fancy, seen em on here before, but I figured I would post it anyway :)

Plywood was free, hardware was in the realm of 30-40 dollars.

-- Henryk, South Carolina





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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 11-25-2014 12:09 PM

Nice chest, Henry. I like the unique, removable till’s handle design in particular.

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

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Bricofleur

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#2 posted 11-25-2014 01:50 PM

I like your 2014 modern version ! Thanks.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Andre

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#3 posted 11-25-2014 03:04 PM

Looks like it was meant for work! Great job, +1 on Smitty’s comment for saw till. Have the book but time and priority’s are a challenge!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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CL810

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#4 posted 11-25-2014 06:00 PM

The chest looks good Henryk. I too especially like the tills.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 11-25-2014 06:08 PM

Looks fantastic ,super build and nice tools too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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theoldfart

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#6 posted 11-25-2014 07:25 PM

Nice job, I’ve been throwing around removable till ideas for mine, like your design, it’s clean and functional.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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siavosh

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#7 posted 11-25-2014 07:48 PM

That’s some nice looking plywood.

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Woodbridge

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#8 posted 11-26-2014 12:01 AM

A great tool chest. Building one is on my project list. Thanks for sharing yours with us.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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NormG

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#9 posted 11-26-2014 09:33 PM

Wow, you can see the tools, great tool box

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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Miataguy

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#10 posted 11-28-2014 12:51 PM

Nice….I like the idea of using plywood for soemthing utilkitarian like a tool chest.

Chris

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yuridichesky

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#11 posted 11-28-2014 02:33 PM

Solid, practical, and nice looking! Great job!

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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mafe

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#12 posted 12-01-2014 06:54 PM

Just as it should be made in 2014.
Lovely idea.
Nice chest.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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