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Project by Chris posted 03-17-2009 04:28 PM 4209 views 14 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a chisel set I bought for a Christmas present for my brother, and the rack I built to hold them. I adapted plans (from Shopnotes, I think), to fit the chisels. Solid sapele and sapele veneer. It has a french cleat in the back to hang it up.

-- Chris





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Karson

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#1 posted 03-17-2009 04:30 PM

Thats great looking. Nice job. Did you sharpen them before delivery?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 03-17-2009 04:38 PM

Sweeeet!

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

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Chris

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#3 posted 03-17-2009 04:50 PM

Yeah Karson, I did sharpen them. I got them on ebay and they needed it. When we were kids my brother used to leave huge nicks in my dad’s chisels and open paint cans with them, so perhaps I needn’t have bothered, but they were as dull as screwdrivers when I got them.

-- Chris

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SwedishIron

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#4 posted 03-17-2009 05:36 PM

Chris,
Nice looking chisel rack.. Great design.. What were your intentions behind including the door and small storage area under the chisels? to store miscellaneous tools? or smaller chisels? sharpening stones?

-- Scott, Colorado

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Chris

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#5 posted 03-17-2009 06:38 PM

Scott,
The plans came that way, and I liked the way it looked. If it were mine I’d be keeping the sharpening jigs behind the door. I guess a couple of stones would fit too. There is an adjustable shelf inside (sorry, no pictures), and it is roomier than it looks.

-- Chris

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 03-18-2009 01:40 AM

Nice chisel rack!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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cabinetmaster

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#7 posted 03-18-2009 02:05 AM

Great looking rack. I need to make one for my chisels. I sharpened mine on my new WS-3000 sharpener and man are they sharp now. Now I have to protect them. I think I will favoite this one.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Bureaucrat

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#8 posted 03-18-2009 02:12 AM

This is a great looking chisel rack. One thing that struck me was the way the color of the wood compliments the handles. It looks like the rack was meant for this set of chisels.

-- Gary

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degoose

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#9 posted 04-01-2009 12:49 AM

Gotta love a bloke who takes such great care of his tools!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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noknot

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#10 posted 04-12-2009 06:44 AM

My wife’s china doesn’t have that nice of a place to hang out.

-- GO DAWGS!

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