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Project by michelletwo posted 07-15-2010 12:02 AM 1786 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am constantly searching for long skinny tools in the sawdust . I thought I’d make myself a “toolbox.” I have been on an obsessive streak of decorating (i.e. negative space designs) . My hands can no longer grip slick items, so I decided to gussie-up my toolbox with this decoration, thus killing two birds with one stone. Now my files,rifflers, etc have a home & I don’t have to hunt for them anymore. Mahogany approx. 7×3 each row has 12 flats, in a bricklaid pattern to those above & below (no I do not own an ornamental lathe, nor a rose engine)

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.





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mmh

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#1 posted 07-15-2010 12:10 AM

Very nice! How about a picture of it open? It’s waay to pretty to get saw dust on.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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BarbS

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#2 posted 07-15-2010 12:23 AM

That’s some kind of beautiful! So, the tools stand on end, vertically?

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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michelletwo

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#3 posted 07-15-2010 12:46 AM

barb: yes they are all very skinny ..many 1/4 in or 3/8 in diameter, and 5-6 inches long..they can hide very easily in a shop!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Bearpie

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#4 posted 07-15-2010 01:09 AM

Now if you can only remember to put the tools back in there after each use or you will be searching again! ;-) Interesting texture!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Flemming

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#5 posted 07-15-2010 01:26 AM

well made! very cool project :) can we see the tools inside it?

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 07-15-2010 01:45 AM

The most unique tool box I’ve seen great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#7 posted 07-15-2010 02:27 AM

One fancy tool box. Very nice !!

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OttoH

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#8 posted 07-15-2010 03:12 AM

Not Segmented? Looks great! It looks like a lot of work went into this very beautiful toolbox!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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CanuckGal

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#9 posted 07-15-2010 03:15 AM

Toolbox??? Fine decorative vase more like it. WOW!

-- EGO postulo , EGO venalicium , EGO incidere. I measured, I marked, I cut. Latin instructions for firewood.

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michelletwo

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#10 posted 07-15-2010 12:17 PM

Hey CG good to see you here at LJ’s..I wanted to test my ability to make this design & needed a box/tube for dental picks,chainsaw files, etc..so this box was born. I put a magnet in the base & it sticks to a metal shelf..I know where it is always!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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BritBoxmaker

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#11 posted 07-15-2010 01:22 PM

Nice one Micelle. I usually find a lot of time is wasted looking for odd tools. Elegant solution.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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Grant Libramento

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#12 posted 07-15-2010 04:16 PM

I admire woodworkers that take the time to create such elegant and beautiful pieces just for the shop.

-- Grant, Tryon, NC

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#13 posted 07-15-2010 11:59 PM

I love this Michelle. It really is beautiful!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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NormG

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#14 posted 08-10-2010 05:15 AM

Wonderful work

-- Norman

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