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Project by vakman posted 940 days ago 2050 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Being somewhat intrigued by the Japanese toolboxes I’ve seen here and elsewhere, I had a shot at building a box with a similar type of lid. But…as my girlie immediately identified, it’s pretty useless, as it’s only 1” deep. Oh well, I’ll call it a chisel box and be on my way. Pine 1×2’s with 1/4” plywood.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 940 days ago

I really like this design. Being a newcomer to wood working, I have never seen a top that fits like that. Very nice job. I am definitely gonna make one of these.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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smitty22

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#2 posted 940 days ago

Interesting! But not useless, could be used for files, sandpaper, anything that ain’t too thick. LoL

Merry Christmas!
dale

-- Smitty

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jjw5858

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#3 posted 940 days ago

This is great….I agree with Dale, not useless…..you can fit some things in their as he said and also think of the practice and learning you received in creating it! Keep working at these, nice going!

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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kcrandy

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#4 posted 940 days ago

Put a nice necklace inside that box for a gift and have her call it useless!

-- Caulk and paint are a poor carpenter's best friends

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Tootles

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#5 posted 940 days ago

Drills. Perfect for those because a deep box is a nuisance.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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Jeremy Fugarino

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#6 posted 939 days ago

i see the box behind is dove tails nice that box would be great to store your hand dove tail tools as well. Many ways a box can be used bud. Looks great

-- " I love the smell of saw dust in the morning"

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vakman

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#7 posted 939 days ago

@kcrandy: Yes! If only she liked wooden jewelry!

Thanks for the input everyone

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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Manitario

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#8 posted 939 days ago

perfect for drill bits, pencils or very small stones…

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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doncutlip

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#9 posted 939 days ago

Might be a perfect place for sharpening stones

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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vakman

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#10 posted 939 days ago

Great suggestions, thanks all. I see it being a pretty good pencil or stationary type of case, anyways lots of good ideas here

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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glue4you

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#11 posted 939 days ago

Take a catalogue and try to find a tool you can buy to give this box more meaning. Just for the box’ sake :-)

-- Alex ----- Bavaria in Germany

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whitewulf

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#12 posted 867 days ago

Fill it with gold & silver coins…..........

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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