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Project by RICOCO posted 380 days ago 3676 views 14 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just my second post, hope you like it.

I made this machinist tool box after seeing Gerstner and Sons boxes on ebay. Solid Oak. Arch raised panels. 270˚ hinges and lid lock from from Lee Valley. Felt for the drawers and upper tray. Aluminum pulls are my own creation. Clear satin water based poly finish.

-- Paul





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natenaaron

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#1 posted 380 days ago

Sweet

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Jim Rowe

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#2 posted 380 days ago

Really nice storage! No oily tools in here, I hope.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 380 days ago

Extremely well made! Great job and great looks! Outstanding post.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 380 days ago

WOW is that a nice tool box! I love it. I could never afford a good wood one nor could I make one back when I needed it. You did a real fine job build that box. Use it and show it with pride!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oh, you need that diamond shaped mirror in it like a Gerstner
................Jim

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

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david38

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#5 posted 380 days ago

very nice

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 380 days ago

Well, you’ve built yourself a real nice tool box and I’m sure that you will cherish it for the rest of your life because it should serve you well. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#7 posted 380 days ago

First class job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Sergio

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#8 posted 380 days ago

It is beautiful, more for jewelry rather than for tools. (not that the tools do not deserve it…)

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 380 days ago

WOW!!...to just say WOW I feel is understating the craftsmanship that went into producing an exquisite piece of cabinetry, what an amazing job you have done there, it is just too beautiful to use on a workshop, more a display piece… great job.

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

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jeffswildwood

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#10 posted 379 days ago

Now that is one super nice tool box. Wow indeed. I would be really surprised if your wife don’t take it for a jewelry box.

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CL810

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#11 posted 379 days ago

Most excellent! Come join the discussion in the Dream Tool Box thread.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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#12 posted 379 days ago

One heckuva second post. Amazingly well done!

Daily top 3?

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dpow

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#13 posted 379 days ago

I own a couple of Gerstners that never looked that nice. Good job and thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#14 posted 379 days ago

A real beauty, Will last a life time….. Great job….

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

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#15 posted 379 days ago

nice work

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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