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Project by TheWoodHack posted 12-04-2015 11:10 PM 3552 views 13 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This toolbox was a Christmas gift for my Brother-in-law last year. The carcass is made of 1/2” baltic birch, veneered with walnut. I trimmed the edges of the plywood with solid walnut strips. I build the drawers out of solid maple. This was the second time building one of these. I built one for another brother-in-law a few years ago. That one was veneered with ebony. I prefer the walnut. I build this from plans from Woodsmith Magazine.

-- Mike, Las Vegas, http://thewoodhack.wordpress.com





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pottz

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#1 posted 12-04-2015 11:23 PM

man lucky brother in law that is beautiful well done good tools deserve a good home so he must have the best.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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TheWoodHack

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#2 posted 12-04-2015 11:31 PM



man lucky brother in law that is beautiful well done good tools deserve a good home so he must have the best.

- pottz

Thanks pottz!

-- Mike, Las Vegas, http://thewoodhack.wordpress.com

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#3 posted 12-04-2015 11:32 PM

Beautiful – lucky bil

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#4 posted 12-04-2015 11:36 PM

Very nice!!!

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#5 posted 12-04-2015 11:46 PM

Nice, hundreds times nicer than metal tool chests. So that make it one valuable tool chest. Priceless..

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 12-05-2015 12:13 AM

super looking tool chest

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 12-05-2015 03:17 AM

That’s totally beautiful !

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#8 posted 12-05-2015 10:25 AM

Looks great, and what a nice gift too! Which issue of Woodsmith?

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#9 posted 12-05-2015 12:35 PM

Beauty !

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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#10 posted 12-05-2015 01:55 PM

Really nice work!

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#11 posted 12-05-2015 02:37 PM

beautiful tool box

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#12 posted 12-05-2015 04:23 PM

Beautiful piece…I would put it on wheels…Beautiful

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TheWoodHack

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#13 posted 12-05-2015 04:50 PM



Looks great, and what a nice gift too! Which issue of Woodsmith?

- Blackberry

I’m not sure which issue. It was a few years ago. You can download the plans on woodsmithplans.com. Search for Heirloom Tool Chest.

-- Mike, Las Vegas, http://thewoodhack.wordpress.com

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#14 posted 12-06-2015 01:53 AM

Beautiful work!!I love the elegant clean design!

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#15 posted 12-06-2015 06:07 AM

Very nice straight lines design and smooth final ’’touches’’. You put together very well wooden pulls and metal handles.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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