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Project by Ron Aylor posted 08-22-2016 11:07 PM 1696 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Constructed of Pine and Poplar with a Cypress base this tool chest measures 31” wide by 18” deep by 14” high. Has a removable saw-till and drawer unit (note the hinged lid attached to saw-till that creates a second floor/compartment between the drawer unit and saw-till), and plane compartment. Underside of lid houses my turning saw.

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA





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SamuelP

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#1 posted 08-23-2016 10:53 AM

I really like the size and looks of this chest. Did you use old lumber or an old box as a start?

-- -Sam - FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-23-2016 11:50 AM

Nice work, Ron!! There is lots so room for all the needed tools!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Ron Aylor

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#3 posted 08-23-2016 12:41 PM


I really like the size and looks of this chest. Did you use old lumber or an old box as a start?

- SamuelP

Sam, I guess you could say I used “old” lumber … pieces/parts hidden here and there around the shop! The pine was part of a large order I got from Badger Hardwoods of Wisconsin to build Jefferson boxes back in the ‘90s.

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

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Ron Aylor

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#4 posted 08-23-2016 12:54 PM



Nice work, Ron!! There is lots so room for all the needed tools!!

Cheers, Jim

- Jim Jakosh

Jim, I can get just about everything see in and on the wall cabinet(s) at my workshop photos. And if you don’t mind, I think I’m gonna steal your dowel/stick storage design … thanks!

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 08-23-2016 03:04 PM

This will be a great addition to your shop. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Ron Aylor

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#6 posted 08-23-2016 03:17 PM



This will be a great addition to your shop. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

- helluvawreck

Thanks, Charles … and by the way you have a killer shop space … way too many power tools for my taste; BUT, a killer space nonetheless!

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

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Jennings_Homestead

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#7 posted 08-23-2016 11:39 PM

Awesome work! I love the rugged, utilitarian look – I may have to steal your design!

-- Martin, Twitter @IowaHomestead or Instragram @JenningsHomestead

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Ron Aylor

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#8 posted 08-24-2016 11:52 AM


Awesome work! I love the rugged, utilitarian look – I may have to steal your design!

- bojangles043

Thanks, Martin … it was built to hold tools, not sit in an art gallery … LOL!

By the way I really like your TV Stand ... great job … it could be used to hold the TV at the art gallery!

-- Ron, Lilburn, GA

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JPJ

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#9 posted 08-27-2016 02:42 AM

Nice job!

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