Chisel Box

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Project by Doug posted 449 days ago 2694 views 40 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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#1 posted 449 days ago

Very nice chisel home… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 449 days ago

Nice…good work..

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#3 posted 449 days ago

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 449 days ago

Well done – instant add to favorites.

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#5 posted 449 days ago

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."

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#6 posted 449 days ago

looks like a fun project… to favorites it goes.

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

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#7 posted 449 days ago

Very nice box, I have the same chisel set

-- Norman

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#8 posted 449 days ago

very cool.


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Johnny Boy

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#9 posted 449 days ago

Interesting housing. Well done.

-- Johnny Boy

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#10 posted 448 days ago

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

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#11 posted 448 days ago

Great job

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Rick M.

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#12 posted 448 days ago

Very nice.

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#13 posted 448 days ago

Well done Doug!

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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#14 posted 448 days ago

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

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#15 posted 448 days ago

Thats neat!

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