Carpenters toolbox

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Project by rayn posted 08-04-2009 02:39 AM 16343 views 18 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I like to collect and restore vintage tools so I thought it would be a good idea to build a carpenters toll box to house some of them….also this is my first box joint project

-- Ray,Iowa

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#1 posted 08-04-2009 02:58 AM

that is a great box. Simple yet effective. It also compliments your refurbished tools well.

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#2 posted 08-04-2009 03:26 AM

it took a great carpenter to make a great carpenter box!

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#3 posted 08-04-2009 03:43 AM

Kudos. The box joints are a very nice touch. What are the overall dimensions?

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#4 posted 08-04-2009 03:53 AM

VERY NICE INDEED, You know I actually prefer Box Joints to Dovetails.


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#5 posted 08-04-2009 03:58 AM

Great job. I bet it isnt light though with all the tools in it.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 08-04-2009 04:03 AM

Nice tool box.

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#7 posted 08-04-2009 04:29 AM

welcome to lumberjocks

great posting

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#8 posted 08-04-2009 04:33 AM

Welcome Ray .Well done Ray cool tool box and nice group of tools

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#9 posted 08-04-2009 05:18 AM

Cool box and tools…..THANKS!!!!!

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#10 posted 08-04-2009 05:32 AM

Welcome to LJ’s, Ray! I NEED one of those boxes, great idea and job!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#11 posted 08-04-2009 05:58 AM

Great tool box and tools. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

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#12 posted 08-04-2009 06:09 AM

A very nice box for those vintage tools.

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#13 posted 08-04-2009 08:51 AM

Nice job on the box. No slot for a square? :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 08-04-2009 12:56 PM

Very Nice!

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#15 posted 08-04-2009 03:41 PM

Great job on your tool box. ——Nice tools too!

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