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Birch sharpening kit caddy

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Project by gsuing posted 02-22-2013 10:17 PM 1742 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this caddy out of solid birch to store my sharpening kit.





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#1 posted 02-22-2013 10:25 PM

Ruggedly handsome and useful. I dig it.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#2 posted 02-22-2013 10:43 PM

Nice work this looks great.

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#3 posted 02-22-2013 11:25 PM

I´like the union. Very neat and useful

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#4 posted 02-23-2013 12:07 AM

Those dovetails look great. That’s a nice little box.

-- “And it's only the giving that makes you what you are. ” ― I. Anderson

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#5 posted 02-23-2013 03:30 AM

I love projects like this. They may be small but are very well constructed, will last a hundred years and serve their purpose beautifully. In my family this is the kind of thing that would be handed down through the generations.

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#6 posted 02-23-2013 04:02 AM

Love this.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#7 posted 02-23-2013 04:26 PM

Nice looking tray and great jointery

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 02-23-2013 10:05 PM

well done – those are some great dovetails. I like the contrast you get from the end grain. High five!

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#9 posted 02-23-2013 11:42 PM

Thanks for the nice comments. This was a fun project and a great way to practice my dovetails. Birch is an underrated wood in my opinion.

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#10 posted 02-24-2013 10:18 AM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks. This project looks like a great exercise in utilitarian and useful application of wood working skills. It is well thought out and practical. The very simplicity adds beauty to the finished product. Nice work. Might be time soon to work on your home page. It took me a while to get to that too. I like seeing the wide handle slots as sliding your hands around in these slots helps balance the box as you pick it up and move it. Nice project nice exhibition of skills. Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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