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Tool Box from scrap wood

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Project by mtenterprises posted 05-20-2011 03:58 AM 3912 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a tool box for my latest job that I started back in July so I built this one out of scrap pine and plywood, used in the top and bottom. I built it around a tray I had made from some other imported scrap wood. The bottom of the tray I know was bamboo plywood. Well the box and tray cost nothing but all that brass hardware cost bucks. The finish is simply sprayed orange shellac (Ok , today it’s called amber)... oh about 6 coats. And just like here I added the turned handles afterwards.

-- See pictures on Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/44216106@N07/ And visit my Facebook page - facebook.com/MTEnterprises





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Gary

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#1 posted 05-20-2011 04:45 AM

Darn nice tool box.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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docholladay

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#2 posted 05-20-2011 06:42 AM

Sweet. That is one very nice tool box. Did you also include the tills in the bottom?

Doc

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

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#3 posted 05-20-2011 08:16 AM

Very nice box. I am envious of your tools.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#4 posted 05-20-2011 12:44 PM

Nice work.

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

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#5 posted 05-20-2011 01:59 PM

Really nice

-- 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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#6 posted 05-20-2011 02:56 PM

That is a great box! I love the design and the finish! At first glance, I had no idea it was pine. Very cool!

-- christopheralan

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#7 posted 05-20-2011 06:38 PM

goood looking piece of scrap … :-)

thankĀ“s for sharing it

Dennis

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#8 posted 05-20-2011 09:04 PM

Very nice box any one would be proud of.Love it.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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mtenterprises

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#9 posted 05-20-2011 10:18 PM

Doc, Nope didn’t have enought scrap but i have considered it a few times when I was looking for a tool. We’ll see what the future brings in the line of scrap, gotta be consistant. Thanks for the comments.

-- See pictures on Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/44216106@N07/ And visit my Facebook page - facebook.com/MTEnterprises

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#10 posted 09-23-2011 02:56 PM

Beautiful box.

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#11 posted 05-31-2012 04:44 PM

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#12 posted 06-01-2012 09:29 AM

Ain’t nuttin special, just a box.
MIKE

-- See pictures on Flickr - http://www.flickr.com/photos/44216106@N07/ And visit my Facebook page - facebook.com/MTEnterprises

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