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Project by BasHolland posted 687 days ago 1879 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently bought some butt-chisels.
So I needed a place to store them.

I made this box/tray from pine, meranti and burl cherry.
The box is lined with dark blue felt.

I made a saw-mistake when I was cutting the tails. In a hurry, the saw cuts the endgrain of the tail.
But I decided to let it go. You can see it in one of the pictures.

Everything was done by hand, except the rough milling of the stock on the table saw.

Any comments are wellcome.

Thanx for watching.

-- Bas, Holland

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#1 posted 687 days ago

Having just started my foray into hand cut dovetails, I can only say that I hope my joints will someday look as good as yours. Nice work!

P.S. I am sending this comment from Eindhoven, where I am on business this week. :)

-- John, BC, Canada

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#2 posted 687 days ago

Beautiful !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#3 posted 687 days ago

I hope you will enjoy Holland. I live in the east. Otherwise you can get a coffee!
I’m still practising dovetails, for about 1 year now. Some questions are welcome. But I’m a starter too.
Greetz! Have a nice weekend.

-- Bas, Holland

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#4 posted 687 days ago

A very nice box for some nice tools. Well done!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#5 posted 687 days ago

You’ve made a beautiful tray. The chisels and the tray look too nice to use.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 687 days ago

Just put line inlay across the ends of the box

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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#7 posted 687 days ago

Thats a great tip! I’ll keep that in mind.
Never done inlay before. I wil try.

-- Bas, Holland

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