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Project by Doug posted 05-08-2013 05:50 PM 3286 views 42 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really wanted a chisel box for my favorite chisels. I found this design in Shop Notes issue no. 37. I like the way the design allows for storage as a wall unit, or open on the wall or in an upright position, and finally as an open case on the workbench. The key is the little turn keys which allow the cover to be opened or used as a stop in two positions. Was a lot of fun to make and pick thru my scrap bins to find pieces of walnut and enough oak, cherry for the case. This was a really rainny day project for fun and use. Try it, you’ll like it.

-- Doug, Long Island, Winterwood





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Sanding2day

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#1 posted 05-08-2013 05:55 PM

Very nice chisel home… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 05-08-2013 08:10 PM

Nice…good work..

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#3 posted 05-08-2013 10:42 PM

I love this. It is good storage when not in use and handy when working.

-- Dave M. - Liberty Township, Ohio

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#4 posted 05-08-2013 11:25 PM

Well done – instant add to favorites.

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.

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#5 posted 05-08-2013 11:30 PM

That is sweet. I have the same set of Chisels, but they certainly not stored as neatly as your. I like it.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#6 posted 05-08-2013 11:45 PM

looks like a fun project… to favorites it goes.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#7 posted 05-09-2013 12:13 AM

Very nice box, I have the same chisel set

-- Norman

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#8 posted 05-09-2013 12:34 AM

very cool.

-- http://lawoodworking.com

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#9 posted 05-09-2013 01:49 AM

Interesting housing. Well done.

-- Johnny Boy

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#10 posted 05-09-2013 03:11 AM

Very nice! I think I’m going to check out those plans.

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#11 posted 05-09-2013 03:35 AM

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#13 posted 05-09-2013 11:56 AM

Well done Doug!

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#14 posted 05-09-2013 01:33 PM

Wonderful work, a nice design, and very functional. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 05-09-2013 01:44 PM

Thats neat!

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