Craftsman Pride Tool Chest

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Project by MonkeyMan posted 2054 days ago 1730 views 9 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now that the holiday season is over and the Christmas presents are completed (with 2 hours to spare) I’ve got some time again to do some posting. Here’s my brother’s gift for this year. The classic Craftsman Pride Tool Chest done in Black Walnut …. something tells me that he might not be using it for a tool chest

-- Chris, The Kyserike Kraftsman -

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#1 posted 2054 days ago

Yeah, Chris… I can’t see chunking the old tools into this one. Beautiful work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 2054 days ago

very nice tool chest.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#3 posted 2054 days ago

Did you put handles on the sides so he can care it to my car?? ;-)

Nice design and I love the wood choice. Very nice job.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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#4 posted 2054 days ago

I think he’ll use it. It’s great.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#5 posted 2054 days ago

Looks great, nice job

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#6 posted 2054 days ago

He’ll use it if momma don’t grab it first. Great job.

-- Darell, Norman, Ok.

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#7 posted 2054 days ago

Wow, that is sweet!

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#8 posted 2054 days ago

Thats a nice tool chest.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#9 posted 2054 days ago

That is really nice. Do you have a link to the plans?

I want to make something very similar to that for my dad. Every time we saw a lathe (metal) at a garage (lawn) sale he would look whistfully at it, but being on the pension he was not able to afford it. So this year I bought him one. I also purchased him a lot of tools. – thinking ahead I photo copied them so I can make fitted slots for him when I make similar tool chest. I had not seen one I like till now.

Once again a really really nice piece.

-- The wood slayer - Yes dear I did plan to make more kindling out of that wood I have been drying for the last year - honest!

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#10 posted 2054 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful comments … for those that might be interested, here is a link to the plans

-- Chris, The Kyserike Kraftsman -

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#11 posted 2054 days ago

Wow, too nice for a tool chest.
Great Job

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#12 posted 2054 days ago

First class. Too nice for my shop

-- Robert in middle TN

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#13 posted 2054 days ago

Congratulations on a fine job! The walnut is just gorgeous. My brother sure didn’t get anything like that, and I hope he’s not browsing the site here! Thanks for sharing.
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#14 posted 2054 days ago

Great looking tool chest. I am sure your brother was pleased with it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 2054 days ago

Great work on all three, this “tool” box is excellent. Still on my list of things to make. Welcome.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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