A new home for Planes & Clamps

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Project by Chris Pond posted 04-05-2010 07:58 PM 2234 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This started as most things in my “yard” as a pickup from cleanup of another person place. I got the Headboard took a looked at an thought it could be use to hold tools. I came home where I bolted to my bench which are the other two pictures of it on my workbench. I am working on overhauling my workbench so off this project came and was rebuild into a “full” storage unit. Still a child headboard with a shelf for my planes and a narrow shelf for clamps. I am not sure yet what type of finish I will use. I sometime use these project to test “work ability” of eg. stain or rub on stain, as this is in my shop I can “screw up”unlike the project for the living room.

-- Chris, Fernie, BC

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#1 posted 04-05-2010 08:39 PM

Great job. I need to make a home for some tools as well.

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#2 posted 04-05-2010 10:58 PM

Nice idea like the old planes

-- skip, SoCal.

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#3 posted 04-05-2010 11:33 PM

very nice job, i have to make a new till for my growing plane collection. thanks for the reminder. LOL ;)

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#4 posted 04-06-2010 02:34 AM

Nice reuse of materials you have on hand.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#5 posted 04-06-2010 02:36 AM

Smart recycling; very functional.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#6 posted 04-06-2010 06:24 AM

Thank You everybody. If there is any new woodworker out there this is a good project to start on. You can hone your skills, without anybody seeing your mistakes :)

-- Chris, Fernie, BC

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#7 posted 04-14-2010 10:31 AM

great recycling and a niice plane collection you have
I like the old wooden planes


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#8 posted 06-08-2010 03:39 AM

Great use of a piece tossed to the curb.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#9 posted 06-08-2010 03:40 AM

Nice work Chris

-- Custom furniture

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