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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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Jun 26, 2013
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#1 posted 06-25-2013 11:05 PM
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#2 posted 06-25-2013 11:32 PM
Very cool design… Love the lid serving as the base… Very fine work, thanks for sharing…
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#3 posted 06-25-2013 11:39 PM
Very nice stuff. Don’t let it collect dust in the shop; people need to see this!
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#4 posted 06-26-2013 12:20 AM
Nice design, I really like the way it folds out.
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#5 posted 06-26-2013 12:55 AM
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?
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#6 posted 06-26-2013 02:29 AM
Good build and cool design great job.
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#7 posted 06-26-2013 02:42 AM
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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#8 posted 06-26-2013 06:28 AM
Well thought out and constructed.
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#9 posted 06-26-2013 10:33 AM
Very nice box and a great way to keep all those chisels together….great job.
-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....
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#10 posted 06-26-2013 01:12 PM
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#11 posted 06-26-2013 01:14 PM
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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#12 posted 06-26-2013 01:47 PM
Great work, Very well done….
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#13 posted 06-26-2013 01:58 PM
Nice work.Sealing before assembly is the surest way of not bleeding out.
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#14 posted 06-26-2013 02:02 PM
This chisel box is so nice. You’ve done a fine job on it.
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#15 posted 06-26-2013 02:56 PM
Wow, super job!
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