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Handmade Powerchisel Rack Irony

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Project by Bertha posted 07-11-2011 02:54 AM 2280 views 4 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a rack to house my powered chisel mortiser bits. So I used unpowered mortise chisels to chisel a rack for my powered chisel mortiser bits. Mouthful of irony. All cherry with a Paduak key. Tung finish.

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





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WayneC

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#1 posted 07-11-2011 03:06 AM

It came out great. The key is a great touch. Reminds me to go hunt my wood rack for some cherry. I’m thinking of using cherry for the spoon carving class.

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

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#2 posted 07-11-2011 07:41 AM

As I was cleaning up shop tonight I was just thinking I need a rack for my mortiser chisels…perfect timing and really nice execution. :)

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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#3 posted 07-11-2011 11:06 AM

Hehehe.
Dude, I love your mallet!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#4 posted 07-11-2011 12:59 PM

pretty classy

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#5 posted 07-11-2011 01:54 PM

Cool and hand made too!!

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

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Bertha

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#6 posted 07-11-2011 02:00 PM

Thanks guys! Von, my mortiser is a simple JET tabletop. I haven’t really used it, other than playing around; I wanted it for those times when I’m too lazy to hand mortise. No project has really called for it since I purchased it.

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

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SPalm

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#7 posted 07-11-2011 02:06 PM

Ha.
We keep re-defining galoot.
I love irony.

Beatutiful piece. Looks like it was fun to make, while looking out for number 1.
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Bertha

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#8 posted 07-11-2011 02:11 PM

It WAS fun, Steve! Scraps, no plans, no deadlines, no expectations. Just a chest full of handtools, some glue, and some time. I needed a project like this. I probably spent 8 hours on it, 7 more than I needed to; and loved every minute of it (except waiting for the tung to dry). I loaded it up after the first coat was tacky;)

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

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#9 posted 07-11-2011 02:28 PM

Nice looking chisel rack.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 07-11-2011 02:48 PM

Nice Rack !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#11 posted 07-11-2011 09:08 PM

Bertha, you gave me the inspiration to make a caddy for the wood burning set the parts of which had been scattered everywhere. Who said an old dog can’t learn new tricks?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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Bertha

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#12 posted 07-11-2011 09:16 PM

Awesome, Paw! A little organizer is a fun scrap project to keep you out of trouble;)

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

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#13 posted 07-11-2011 09:17 PM

Nice Job bertha pal well done. Alistair

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

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#14 posted 07-12-2011 05:19 AM

Well some times it’s good to make things the old way without a cad plan and dimensions , just build as you go and use what is on hand and I don’t consider this a wast of time.
Great looking rack !

Thanks

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#15 posted 07-18-2011 03:16 AM

Your mallet is awesome as well as the rack : ) How about some more pix of it ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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