Tool Chest, made at the Woodwrights School

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Project by Rob Drown posted 05-09-2010 09:48 AM 3796 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This a Tool Chest made entirely with hand tools at the Woodwrights School. Roy Underhill has a school and it is excellent. He is a good teacher and a prince of a guy. The wood is Southern Yellow Pine. The dog is our Briard, Baxter.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#1 posted 05-09-2010 11:38 AM

I saw this chest being made on T.V. the heck heavy is this things, before tools go in it?

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#2 posted 05-09-2010 01:22 PM

Gorgeous. Looks like Ash, but it’s beautiful. Nice build.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 05-09-2010 01:36 PM

Excellent work and a very nice chest Rob.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 05-09-2010 02:02 PM

Hi Rob;

Great project. You did a really nice job.

I like working with hand tools too, but I think I would have to use those fancy power tools I have in the shop.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 05-09-2010 02:10 PM

Very nice! Looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 05-09-2010 03:22 PM

great job

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#7 posted 05-09-2010 03:23 PM

Great build and a heck of a teacher to learn from congrats on the experience.


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#8 posted 05-09-2010 03:26 PM

Good job Rob – see you soon.

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#9 posted 05-09-2010 03:47 PM

Outstanding job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#10 posted 05-09-2010 04:02 PM

I like it a cool tool chest. I met Roy when he was in Portland he is a great guy.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 05-10-2010 01:53 AM

Very nice job on this chest. It turned out great.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Rob Drown

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#12 posted 05-10-2010 05:57 AM

Hours, The class was 6 days at probably, ave 9 hr/day plus another 30 at home so around 80 hrs. The pine is fairly light, one person could carry it, but it is too long to pick up.

Roy is a wonderful guy and great teacher. He also has an excellent set of tools for each student.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#13 posted 05-14-2010 10:43 PM

a fine toolbox you have done


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