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Small Tool Tote For My 5 Year Old Woodworker.

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Project by RichardMu posted 1122 days ago 1563 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently bought my 5 year old her first set of (Real) tools so she needed a tool tote to carry them in. I started with a 4 foot by 8 inch board and ended up with a tool tote that is 16 X 8 X 8 inch. It is assembled with only Gorilla Glue and clamps. I also added a wooden 1/4 inch dowel into each end of the handle for extra strength. A great simple and cheap project for kids to help with.

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.





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Sawdust2

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#1 posted 1122 days ago

My grandfather was a carpenter by trade and I remember him making me a tool tote when I was 5. Long, long time ago.

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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christopheralan

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#2 posted 1121 days ago

Awesome project! Well done! My boys each have one similar to this one.

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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clieb91

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#3 posted 1118 days ago

Looks like a great project. Planning to give my daughter one this coming Christmas with a new set of tools. She already has a small collection which I need to add to.
Hope your daughter enjoys using it for many years to come.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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