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Project by chopcat posted 05-15-2012 04:31 PM 2508 views 18 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well hers is for needlework.

It makes sense when you are doing a project and spending all the time setting up the machines to make more than one. And you get a bonus kiss when you have finished from she who should be obeyed.

This is along the lines of the Veritas plan in oak and hard maple drawer sides. The hardware I got (expensively) from Gerstner, who shipped it here to the uk (expensively).
Finished in Arm R Seal and wax.

They turned out to be very useful.

CC

-- who ever wanted to buy anything when you can make it





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#2 posted 05-15-2012 05:40 PM

That is really nice

well worth the hardware cost

it looks Proper Job

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 05-15-2012 07:43 PM

Beautiful job there CC.
Heirloom quality for sure.
Those will be treasured 30 years from now !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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#4 posted 05-15-2012 08:04 PM

I own a couple of genuine Gerstner tool boxes made in Dayton Ohio. They are well built, time tested, and a beautiful piece of industrial art you could say. Your boxes look every bit as nice if not nicer than the Gerstner. I do think your joinery in the drawers is much better. Great project, you should be proud. Thanks for sharing and welcome to Lumberjocks. Nice website too.

-- Doug

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#5 posted 05-15-2012 08:32 PM

Great looking toolchests. I will have to get going on mine now. Thanks for the inspiration.

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#6 posted 05-15-2012 08:50 PM

very nice!

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#7 posted 05-15-2012 08:52 PM

NICE !

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#8 posted 05-15-2012 08:57 PM

Very nice boxes! Thanks for posting.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#9 posted 05-15-2012 10:52 PM

Very good job!

-- Dale, Illinois, http://dalemaley.webs.com/

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#10 posted 05-15-2012 11:31 PM

Great job.
Great Investment too.

-- Back home. Fernando

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#11 posted 05-15-2012 11:37 PM

IS it bad if I say I lust for your clamps….??? ;)

NICE tool box! I just made the cutlist for the Shopnotes version tool box. I can’t wait to finish it (and a wall mount tool shelf) to TRY and get my shop cleaned a LITTLE bit!

Mine will look nothing like yours though. Veryy nice!

-- Beer, Beer, Thank God for Beer. It's my way of keeping my mind fresh and clear...

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#12 posted 05-16-2012 12:14 AM

That is a wonderful toolchest. Great workmanship. You have put a few hours into this project and come up with a toolchest that will last for generations.
Well done

-- And my head I'd be a scratchin'

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#13 posted 05-16-2012 12:35 AM

Those are as nice as they get! I am envious of your PERFECT joinery. Great job all around.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 05-16-2012 12:40 AM

Great job times 2

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#15 posted 05-16-2012 01:02 AM

Lovely work mate.

I mentioned the idea of building one to my dad….he’s all for it and keeps nudging me.

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