A rack for my Sweethearts.....

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Project by JL7 posted 04-30-2011 06:49 AM 2184 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK – nothing too fancy here – but wanted a safe haven to store the Sweethearts. I picked up the chisels a few weeks ago at a discounted price – so I just couldn’t resist. I have been thinking about buying a good set of chisels for awhile so hopefully this was a good choice. Thanks to Smitty_Cabinetshop
for the review.

The rack is some locally harvested Maple and some down and dirty Dremel carvings for the logo and chisel sizes. Finish is shellac with a bit of dye mixed in.

I would like to think that this set will get passed down to my son some day and so on…....

Thanks for looking.


-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#1 posted 04-30-2011 07:12 AM

Very nice rack your sweetheart has;) JK. I’m loving that full set of chisels. And that is a great home for them. How will you store the rack? On a shelf, in a cabinet. Maple couldn’t be a better choice. Good stuff Jeff. To the point and clean. Oh I like the knot hole. Lets you know it was a tree.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#2 posted 04-30-2011 07:23 AM

Hey Dave – It didn’t take you long to drag this post into the gutter….but I figured it would happen sooner than later…..:)

I am in the process of re-doing my main bench area so will add a french cleat behind to hang on the wall. I like using all the wood also, knots or otherwise…...

I should of also stated the passing down thing differently…...this is the first new tools I have aquired that that makes me think I want to pass them down….......

Appreciate the comments.


-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 04-30-2011 02:38 PM

Very nice !! When you have a place for everything, you can keep everything in its place!!

I like the carved logo, too…........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 04-30-2011 04:12 PM

Nice looking rack, how do you like the Sweetheart chisels?

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#5 posted 04-30-2011 09:05 PM

Well done! congrats on your sweethearts.

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

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