|Project by vakman||posted 11-30-2011 11:37 AM||8036 views||22 times favorited||17 comments|
Though not entirely a novice at woodworking, I recently became interested in it as a hobby. A little time on craigslist and I had myself a relatively complete kit of tools, but no designated space for them. Time for a project!
This toolbox is made of white pine (construction grade) 1×10 board, some restored (but previously unused) tongue and groove flooring, douglas fir I think, and the drawer bottom is 1/4” ply. Handle is 1 1/4” dowel in 3/8” recess.
Exterior width is 9 1/2”, length is 24”. Given the standard 26-28”size of vintage handsaws (to which I was oblivious at the time), the toolbox is somewhat short. But since this will be primarily for “shop” use only, larger saws can sit in another toolbox.
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