Chisel Box

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Project by Kent Shepherd posted 05-30-2009 01:14 AM 3813 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a chisel box I made to house some of my Robert Sorby chisels. Red Oak & Bubinga with half blind dovetails done on the Porter Cable 4212. This was my first attempt at dovetails so I thought I might as well do something useful. The others are my set of Bridge City chisels and some other Bridge City stuff.


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#1 posted 05-30-2009 01:18 AM

Het Kent
This is very nice a fine box with good chisels well done

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#2 posted 05-30-2009 01:32 AM

NICE! I would be very proud of that. I know you love those tools too, well displayed.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#3 posted 05-30-2009 02:13 AM

A righteous resting place for those fine tools.

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#4 posted 05-30-2009 02:19 AM

Very nice! Did you make the box holding the Bridge City chisels too? I especially like the foam having cutouts for them.

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#5 posted 05-30-2009 02:39 AM

Nice box. Like the stripes accross the lid. They realy set it off.

Fine collection of tools.

Keep it up.


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#6 posted 05-30-2009 04:02 AM

Nice box Kent. I like the handle, really adds to the design.

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#7 posted 05-30-2009 05:25 AM

Beautiful work, I’ll have to see if you’ve posted carvings.

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#8 posted 05-30-2009 06:01 AM

kolwdwrkr, I did not make that box. It also came from Bridge City.


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#9 posted 05-30-2009 06:03 AM

Some great looking tools and a nice cozy place to keep them. Great job on the case construction.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#10 posted 05-30-2009 05:54 PM

Very nicely done! I love the contrast done with the stripes and the design of the lid handle is really neat.
Thanks for shareing, you do great work on all your projects!

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#11 posted 05-30-2009 06:02 PM

Nice looking chisel boxes.

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#12 posted 08-15-2009 01:50 AM

Beautifully done! So, can I assume that your saw dust is also neat and in order? Very impressive storage.

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#13 posted 02-16-2011 12:18 AM

That’s a very nice box. I particularly like the constrasted glue-up. To be remembered! Thanks.



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