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Project by Jeff_in_KCMO posted 392 days ago 2056 views 17 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted a portable case for my carving chisels, but I couldn’t find a design a liked… so I made my own. Works just like I had planned.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 392 days ago

Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Sanding2day

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#2 posted 392 days ago

Very cool design… Love the lid serving as the base… Very fine work, thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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Henry Mowry

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#3 posted 392 days ago

Very nice stuff. Don’t let it collect dust in the shop; people need to see this!

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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tinnman65

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#4 posted 392 days ago

Nice design, I really like the way it folds out.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 392 days ago

Very nice, very cool design! I am going to have to favorite this for future reference. Just one question, how are you going to accomodate that 17th chisel?

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 392 days ago

Good build and cool design great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Woodbridge

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#7 posted 392 days ago

I like the design and the way the lid folds back to provide support which I’m sure makes it easy to grab a chisel and put it back. I need to do something like this, since I tend to accumulate the various chisels on the bench. Which is okay until one fall onto the hard floor (like it did yesterday) and blunts the edge!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Rick M.

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#8 posted 392 days ago

Well thought out and constructed.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 392 days ago

Very nice box and a great way to keep all those chisels together….great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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seriousturtle

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#10 posted 392 days ago

beautiful work.

-- ~the turtle

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Jeff_in_KCMO

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#11 posted 392 days ago

Thank you for the comments. One question; so I dyed strips of African Mahogany to make the “inlays,” and I had a problem when I started shellacking. The dye began to bleed into the surrounding shellac. I had to sand it off, and then very carefully shellac the strips to seal them before continuing with the rest.

Is the only proper solution to seal the dyed components before assembly, or is there another trick I should have used (like taping).

Thanks for the advise, and the reviews.

Later dudes. Burn dust. Eat my rubber.

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Ken90712

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#12 posted 392 days ago

Great work, Very well done….

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

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BBF

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#13 posted 392 days ago

Nice work.
Sealing before assembly is the surest way of not bleeding out.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 392 days ago

This chisel box is so nice. You’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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JR_Dog

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#15 posted 392 days ago

Wow, super job!

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