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Project by ClayandNancy posted 08-02-2011 07:45 PM 1283 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been on LJ’s for over a year and this is the first project I’ve posted. The last year of trying to put a shop back together, being care giver to my father in-law, and throwing my back out has really slowed things up. I bought these Marple Chisels (Made in England) on e-bay and figured they needed a home. The wood is cut offs from the oak trim in my house. Planed them down to 1/2” and used my Shopnotes homemade jig to do the box joints. A little BLO and now on to the next project. Time to finally finish putting my Clearvue DC together and run the pipe and I can get on to making sawdust again. Coming attraction will be an entertainment center for the wife. Thanks for looking and sorry it took so long.





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itsmic

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#1 posted 08-02-2011 08:22 PM

Nice Box, Well made and with a good purpose, very nice looking wood and fits the project well, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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Kenns

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#2 posted 08-02-2011 08:42 PM

Welcome to LJ’s. I like your first submittal. Great choice to protect those tools.

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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#3 posted 08-02-2011 08:59 PM

I wouldn’t worry about taking your time. I was skulking around in the shadows for about 50 days before I dared post anything. Nice to see English tools reaching overseas. Most things seem to be Chinese these days. Nice tool box. Welcome to the posting world.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#4 posted 08-02-2011 10:48 PM

Nice looking box. Looks like your on your way.

Keep them coming!

-- Chuck

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#5 posted 08-03-2011 08:04 AM

Great step forward!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 08-04-2011 01:27 AM

Well done : )

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