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Project by jjempson posted 1489 days ago 2098 views 15 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the idea for this style of box is not my own . i found it on another website and i made my own version. i keep some of my tools at work and to keep them in some sort of order i worked out what i wanted in side and built it around the tools. also used some brass rod to ad strength..cut to about 40mm and glued into place. finshed with danish oil

-- jjempson





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mafe

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#1 posted 1489 days ago

Beautiful.
Everyone with old tools should have a box like this.
Perhaps one day…

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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michaelray

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#2 posted 1489 days ago

Nice work! This would be a nice addition to any shop.

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noknot

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#3 posted 1489 days ago

Iwill agree with mafe but take it one step further and say anyone with tools should have a tool tote like this. Fantastic workmanship and attention to form and function the danish oil gives it a soft feel.

-- GO DAWGS!

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 1489 days ago

Too nice to use!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 1489 days ago

that tote is too nice to use on jobsiteĀ“s

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norwood

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#6 posted 1489 days ago

I like the fact that you use it even though its nice any thing you make should be used to its fullest good job

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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Richard

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#7 posted 1489 days ago

What I like about your tool box is the compact size of it, which carries the selected tools that you want to carry. Also the handle’s form is appealing to the eye, and it looks like it would fit in the palm of the hand just right. I wonder what the inside looks like without the tools.

-- Richard Boise, Idaho

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Triumph1

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#8 posted 1489 days ago

Very nice job on this. You have these subtle design additions that just make the piece. And who doesn’t want a tool box that is so nice you can keep it in the living room!

-- Jeff , Illinois Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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jjempson

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#9 posted 1489 days ago

thank you all for the comments…. its uesd alot and its a good way to show students ow the joints are used. and it handy to show wood work can be easy….my own saying tends to be… if you can mark and cut a strait line you are half way there… the other half is knowing where to put that line…

-- jjempson

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SonnyGarcia

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#10 posted 1489 days ago

I like the joinery. Nice work.

-- "Therefore if the Son makes you free, you shall be free indeed", John 8:36

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#11 posted 1489 days ago

very cool looking tool box… nicely built…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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RGtools

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#12 posted 958 days ago

That’s a handsome tote. I love that it is full of stuff and being put to work.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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