Japanese style portable toolbox

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Project by Garald Ansley posted 464 days ago 1460 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally built a toolbox to haul my tools around when needed. Inspired by Mafe like a few others I have seen on here. Pretty basic build, 1×12 pine from big box store, nailed together. Lid was pretty warped so clamps, glue and learned how to cinch nails…now it sits flat. Added a sliding tray for small items. Usually these are left bare wood but i decided to stain with mahogany stain followed by a coat of poly. Measurements are 12”hx11”wx36”l.

-- Garald, Mayetta, KS

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Michael Wilson

587 posts in 1116 days

#1 posted 464 days ago

The stain really works with this, I’m surprised.

Nicely done. I’m going to have to make one of these soon.

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Tammy Ansley

16 posts in 464 days

#2 posted 464 days ago

Awesome job!! I love the ones you made for me for sewing needles & my chisels!

-- I have no idea what I'm doing....but doing it anyway :)

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 463 days ago

Looks good. I need to make a couple for shop and sawmill.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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