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Project by bondogaposis posted 10-09-2012 08:10 PM 1303 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this till to add some more organization to my shop. I haven’t had any place to put my jointer #7 except on the workbench and I was afraid someday I might knock it off onto the concrete floor of my garage shop. I also recently acquired some Japanese saws and they needed a home too. So designed this till and cut the dovetails w/ the razor dovetail saw. This is my first attempt at using these type of saws for joinery and it won’t be my last as I really like the way they cut w/ a super thin kerf, very fast cutting too. The price isn’t bad either compared to western joinery saws. I used pine for the box and oak for the back of the plane till and luan plywood for the back. I’m not the best at hand cutting dovetails, but I like to practice on shop furniture. Thanks for looking.

-- Bondo Gaposis





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#1 posted 10-09-2012 11:02 PM

Looks good Bondo a very handy and protecting till.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-10-2012 10:07 AM

Yep, I need to build one of these myself. Nice job on the DTs!

-- John, BC, Canada

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#3 posted 10-10-2012 01:22 PM

I’ve got my planes sitting on the counter as well and have been looking for a better home for them. Thanks for the idea. Great practical project.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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