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The plan for this wooden tool chest was featured in Woodsmith magazine, issue 183 . The hardware including the handle and felt came from one online source.
Aug 19, 2010
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#1 posted 08-19-2010 08:08 PM
Very nicely done. I thought about making this for myself. Good job.
-- Measure once, then twice and cut only after you made sure your good. John Paul
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#2 posted 08-19-2010 08:10 PM
Good job. I’ve seen this in that magazine as well. We can never have enough drawers.
-- I'm a Fungi --
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#3 posted 08-19-2010 08:11 PM
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#4 posted 08-19-2010 08:12 PM
This must be wonderful for all the little things we don’t know where to put in the workshop.Thank you for sharing with us,Best thoughts,MaFe
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
#5 posted 08-19-2010 08:14 PM
If the one one your profile picture are not one you made yourself, then it’s time to change dream to reality.;-)
#6 posted 08-19-2010 08:20 PM
My avatar is one I recently restored, it`s a vintage 30`s black leatherette orginally built by Gerstner & Sons.
The Woodsmith chest was built by a client of mine and modeled after a turn of the century mission style Union Chest Works Co. box from Rochester NY. The company was founded in 1893. They also made ammunition boxes for world war I
If your planing to build one here`s a link to the WS sources page.
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#7 posted 08-19-2010 09:19 PM
That is so nice! Maybe one day I can store some of my tools like that…just imagine..
-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."
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#8 posted 08-19-2010 09:44 PM
Very nice. How much does it weigh including tools? Great job!
-- Doug - As my Dad taught me, you're not a cabinet maker until you can hide your mistakes.
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#9 posted 08-19-2010 10:14 PM
Sweet! You did an outstanding job on this! This project is on my wish list, hope I can make it look this nice. Great Job!
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#10 posted 08-19-2010 10:33 PM
Another one for my wish list. Excellent job.
-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!
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#11 posted 08-20-2010 04:38 AM
Great work. I’ve been thinking of making one of these for quite some time.
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#12 posted 08-20-2010 05:42 AM
Nice, looks great. I am also thinking of making one
-- Back home. Fernando
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#13 posted 08-20-2010 09:37 AM
Great design and finish…well done.
#14 posted 08-20-2010 02:33 PM
I often wondered why the plan hasen`t been avaiable on PDF yet.
I learned recently that the plan is now being featured in the current issue of the Australian Woodsmith magazine, Issue 79 . It looks to be edited a bit. The chest is showen on the front cover as opposed to the back on the US copy.
I`v been told that the plan is the metric version.
For the Jocks down under !
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#15 posted 08-20-2010 07:29 PM
Splendid chest, well done
-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com
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