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This is a Red Oak Toolbox I built. The dovetails were cut on the Leigh Jig. All tools are labeled so that you do not loose them (did I write that, loose tools at jobsites?)
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#1 posted 06-27-2010 08:51 AM
Beautifully made toolbox.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#2 posted 06-27-2010 11:02 AM
No! No! No! This is almost Immoral! Nobodies Job Site Tool Box should look that Good!!
But! Yours does Gary! NICE WORK!!!
If that was mine and sombody walked off with it I’d CRY for at least a week!...LOL..
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
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#3 posted 06-27-2010 12:13 PM
What a great idea. I need one of those.
-- curious woodworker
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#4 posted 06-27-2010 01:23 PM
awesome toolbox, I need to make me one.
-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.
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#5 posted 06-27-2010 05:51 PM
Been a while since I’ve seen such a well designed tool box. When I was young, the old timers had these type custom boxes they carried. I made a partitioned one a while back, but nothing as cool as this. Very cool!!!!!!!!!!
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#6 posted 06-27-2010 07:42 PM
Wonderful toolbox, since I am a extreme order guy, I love your organisation.(do you have a bad memory like me? since you put all those stickers – my X-wife laughed that I loved to use theses little stickers on my stuff also).Beautiful work, I’m impressed.
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#7 posted 06-27-2010 10:54 PM
I like that much better than the 5 gallon bucket that I currently use. What is that on the ends of the box. It’s hard to tell in the pictures. Are those just handles?
-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc
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#8 posted 06-27-2010 11:01 PM
Very Nice Job
-- Jim, Kentucky
#9 posted 06-27-2010 11:35 PM
Yes, Doc, those are handles on the end pinned in by a walnut 1/4 dowel. Also, of course the top has the full run opf the 1 1/2 inch red oak dowel.
#10 posted 06-27-2010 11:39 PM
Yes, Mafe, the memory is not that good, but the main reason for the labeling is when you take it to the jobsite you can easily see what is missing and go hunting for it before you leave. (unless it walked off-with help-) I do have a tendency to P-label everything, altho the blank tapes are expensive.
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#11 posted 06-28-2010 03:58 AM
Nice toolbox. It looks great.
-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.
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#12 posted 06-28-2010 09:13 PM
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#13 posted 06-30-2010 05:01 PM
Well done, very organized.
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#14 posted 07-02-2010 06:40 AM
Got to love organization !!! Very nice indeed .
-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)
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