Tool Box

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Project by ChuckC posted 05-02-2013 03:49 AM 5112 views 16 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son turned 5 in March and when I asked him what he wanted his answer was “real tools”. I thought it would be nice if he had box to put them in, here is what I came up with. Him name is on the front and the year is on the bottom. Our last name is on one of the sides but the pictures don’t show it. It’s the internet and I’m paranoid, give me a break ;-)

The wood is Cherry and Walnut. No finish yet. I’m not sure what I want to use. Maybe just wax?

The size is about 6” x 15”.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 05-02-2013 05:47 AM

Great job

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-02-2013 07:10 AM

That’s a great project and it turned out looking fab. Nice one.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#3 posted 05-02-2013 11:07 AM

Thats pretty cool!

-- Doug...

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#4 posted 05-02-2013 12:27 PM

Very cool design and nicely build too. Your son will probably keep it forever.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 05-02-2013 12:56 PM

That´s is really nice, now you have to fill it with “real” tools…

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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#6 posted 05-02-2013 06:58 PM

That is such a cool toolbox! I love the design.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#7 posted 05-03-2013 03:02 AM

Sweet design Chuck… I agree with Mike, bet your son will keep that forever.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#8 posted 05-03-2013 04:13 AM

Nice box for his tools! Start’em young thumbs up!

-- Greg D, Cen. CA, "Keep it on the Level, Do it Right the First Time!"

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#9 posted 05-03-2013 11:44 AM

This is the 2nd time I’ve looked at this very cool tool box.

The Greene and Greene style is one of my favorites. I love the eased edges and the shape of the handle.

Nice job.

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#10 posted 05-29-2013 01:48 PM

Very nice design, I wish I saw this one before I made one for my son.

-- Derec

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