Tool Box

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Project by dmoore posted 10-25-2009 05:42 AM 3119 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for the wife. She needed a box for all of her sewing tools. I used a phot I saw on the net for inspiration.

-- Duane, Ohio

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#1 posted 10-25-2009 05:47 AM

That looks great! How much does it weigh fully loaded?

-- Tony

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#2 posted 10-25-2009 05:47 AM

Very nice! I have been thinking of making one for my tools.

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#3 posted 10-25-2009 05:54 AM

Great tool box it looks super

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 10-25-2009 07:49 AM

Really nice box. Can’t hardly detect the drawer pulls…..their grain matches the box and they blend in nicely.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#5 posted 10-25-2009 01:54 PM

Nice fit and finish. Needs some handles on the sides.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#6 posted 10-25-2009 02:56 PM

Well done.

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#7 posted 10-25-2009 09:12 PM

Nice tool box.

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#8 posted 10-25-2009 10:47 PM

Really nice box… uh, you didn’t scrape that beautiful table top by sitting it there?

Is it made to carry, or sit on a table for storage (quality organization at that)?
Guess the question is whether there is a handle on top… or a flat surface.

Great design, construction, finish. I’m sure the Mrs will get lots of enjoyment from it.

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

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#9 posted 10-26-2009 03:12 AM

Duane, That’s a great looking box..Well done.

-- John @

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#10 posted 10-26-2009 03:26 AM

(Dock) Leather handles for the side are on the way.
(Dusty Al) It will not be moved very often she will have it on her stand near her work area.
(Tony) It is a little heavy but not to bad. Should have used more 1/2” not 3/4”.
(dustyal) The beautiful table was spared (shew)

-- Duane, Ohio

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#11 posted 10-26-2009 07:35 PM

Nice looking piece of work! Is that oak? how did you finish it?

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#12 posted 10-30-2009 03:42 AM

the finish is tung oil and wipe on poly and the wood is red oak.

-- Duane, Ohio

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#13 posted 10-30-2009 03:43 AM

Great job. Wife should be proud of you.

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

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#14 posted 01-26-2010 07:22 AM

this is really great!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#15 posted 03-01-2010 09:16 PM

Very Nice looking piece of work!

-- Rick

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