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Project by wood_maestro posted 01-14-2011 09:59 PM 2980 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a few pictures of my hand tool cabinets. Lumber : whatever that I had, black walnut, red oak, beech, cherry plywood, maple, amd baltic birch. I refer to the plane cabinet as my medicine cabinet.Because whenever I get stressed, I just open the doors , play with tools a bit and dust them off and put them back. You should try that, it is very therapeutic!!!!!
Thanks for looking.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch





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jbell2355

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#1 posted 01-14-2011 10:12 PM

That is quite a collection of LN planes! Wow.

-- She was only a rancher's daughter, but all of the horsemen knew her.

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Bryan Herde

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#2 posted 01-14-2011 10:26 PM

Nicely done! I have Plane envy as well.

-- Bryan H

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Bertha

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#3 posted 01-14-2011 10:31 PM

Leave it to the jointer to hog a whole shelf! What a wonderful collection of planes & I often remark that they’re cheaper than therapy. Excellent collection.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Napoleon

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#4 posted 01-14-2011 11:13 PM

Wow what a collection of LN!

And a nice cabinet :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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wood_maestro

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#5 posted 01-14-2011 11:20 PM

OK guys; Stop drooling. This is about the cabinets not the planes.

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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mafe

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#6 posted 01-14-2011 11:22 PM

I spend so much time in my work shop when ever I have pain, and people say; ‘but how can he go there when he is sick’. I always explain; ‘to me it’s meditation’. So I follow you.
Just one question; do you work for Anant?
Best thoughts from a plane lover, and a big thepeautic smile.
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jeff

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#7 posted 01-15-2011 02:06 AM

Actually, the real question is what is the empty spot on the top shelf reserved for??

Beautiful cabinet.

-- Jeff

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 01-15-2011 02:33 AM

great collection you have there and verywell displayed :-)

and welcome to L J enjoy and have fun :-)

Dennis

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 01-15-2011 03:05 AM

Holy cow batman. That is one nice collection of tools, I’m a little crushed.

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

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bigike

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#10 posted 01-15-2011 04:13 AM

nice set up, i like the fact that everything has a place.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Julian

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#11 posted 01-15-2011 07:02 PM

Great looking cabinets. I need to build something similar, although my collection of planes is not so large.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Julian

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docholladay

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#12 posted 01-16-2011 07:58 AM

Nice display for the planes. Also very nice collection of planes. Those are very nice.

Looking at the saw till, have you had any issues as a result of storing your saws horizontally like that. I have always preferred to store mine vertically.

Doc

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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Skillet

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#13 posted 01-17-2011 03:20 AM

Since it is about the cabinets. I like the upright plane holder, especially the two planes, I mean the two spots that hold those two planes. By the way what are them two anyway? I see you like to keep everything in “Plane” sight & you did a very nice job.

-- Skillet, Louisiana

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GaryD

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#14 posted 01-17-2011 04:24 PM

Nice cabinets. I need these as my plane collection has grown immensly. Thanks for posting.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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lou

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#15 posted 02-28-2011 06:55 PM

Well done and easy to find.

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