Japanese inspired low sawhorse and pencil box

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Project by siavosh posted 06-28-2013 04:29 AM 3490 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are my first two beginner projects in woodworking using primarily hand tools. I blogged about the process and their inspiration here and here. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 06-28-2013 04:32 AM

Very nice work.

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#2 posted 06-28-2013 07:50 AM

Well done.

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

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#3 posted 06-28-2013 07:55 AM

Both are great man. I’ve recently made a pair of the bench burrows and i’m in the middle of making their full size counterparts. Keep yourself dusty!

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#4 posted 06-28-2013 12:13 PM

Nice work man! Really like the hand tool, too

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#5 posted 06-28-2013 10:51 PM

Very cool…well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 06-29-2013 03:54 AM

Thanks everyone for the encouragement. The first few steps in this new hobby have been quite a humbling education.

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#7 posted 06-29-2013 05:13 PM

Great piece and very inspiring

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#8 posted 07-01-2013 04:06 PM

They’re pretty especially the pencil box and made only with hand tools. Great job and keep them coming!

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#9 posted 07-06-2013 08:40 PM

I’m very impressed doing your first projects with hand tools in a apartment nice work.

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#10 posted 08-02-2013 01:29 PM

I love these so much. Just haven’t gotten around to it.

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