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Chisels rack for my new chisels

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Project by Napoleon posted 06-19-2011 09:32 PM 1681 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today i finally got some free time i could spend in my litte workshop. I have got a new set of chisels from LN and decided to make a rack for them since i have wanted that for a long time but was short on time and wood.

I had a little piece of wenge and decided too use it since it was to small to build something bigger of. The dowels have i made of oak. Everybody can make this,and the best part is that i had a wonderfull time in my shop :)

Next time il build one for my japanese chisels :) what a great day :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith





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WayneC

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#1 posted 06-19-2011 09:35 PM

Very nice Napoleon. I have a bunch of these planned for my shop tools. Does this one mount in a cabinet?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Bertha

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#2 posted 06-19-2011 09:43 PM

And a handsome doggie to boot!

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

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 06-19-2011 09:59 PM

Very nice

They will work better with this amount of respect

I’m sure they are a joy to use.

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Div

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#4 posted 06-19-2011 10:17 PM

Nice! Are you happy with the LN’s? Don’t you find that A2 steel too hard?

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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Napoleon

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#5 posted 06-19-2011 11:02 PM

Wayne this one is not for mounting but its easy to add a 45 degree list on the back and one in yor cabinet to mount.

Bertha :D

Jamie you are so right with the respect ;)

Div They are made of very hard stell and tough to sharpen,but if they can hold a sharp edge for long time i think its worth it. I havent used them much yet, so time will show. I am very happy with them and i really love their design. Fells so good i my hand.

Thanks for your kind words :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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bigike

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#6 posted 06-19-2011 11:28 PM

very nice work!

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

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FlairWoodworks

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#7 posted 06-20-2011 04:10 PM

Napoleon,

Nice, simple design. I like how the width of the blade is easily visible. I need to figure out a way to store my 30+ chisels (carving gouges included).

Div,

Lie-Nielsen also makes their chisels with O1 steel.

-- Chris Wong -- http://flairwoodworks.wordpress.com --

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Napoleon

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#8 posted 06-20-2011 07:59 PM

Bigike Thanks :)

Flairwoodworks yes i also like the visible of the stell. Do you havé a picture of your 30+ irons that need a rack ? and thanks for your kind words :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 06-23-2011 12:54 AM

Nice looking chisel rack.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Napoleon

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#10 posted 06-24-2011 07:49 PM

Thank you very much mr beginningwoodworker :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#11 posted 01-31-2012 05:10 PM

Nice job! I hope you don’t mind if I borrow your idea. I’ll make sure you get full credit!

-- Sluggo,Illinois

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