|Project by Philip||posted 11-22-2011 02:32 AM||3571 views||5 times favorited||25 comments|
This is a Christmas Present for my brother in law. My wife drew his name this year and decided that he needed tools if he was going to have any “cred” and get the girl (he is in his first year at college)
So came the man kit, she bought the tools and designed the box and I made it out of the same scrap maple butcher block that the rocking chair (previous project) is made out of. We needed a way to attach the lid, and the hardware hinges and clasps looked too dainty, so to avoid looking like a lilly wimp we riveted leather to the lid and used the same leather as the hinge, clasp and handle.
Finish was left natural to age over time.
-- I never finish anyth