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Project by olegranddad posted 07-19-2013 01:11 AM 2780 views 23 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a tool chest that I made in the memory of my Dad. When he died he left me some walnut wood and some of his tools. So I wanted to use the wood in a special way, after much thought and deliberation I decided on a tool chest. And I had very little wood left when I finished. I made it almost entirely with Kreg pocket screw joinery, even the drawers. I do plan on upgrading the drawer slides as I have the money to.





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widdle

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#1 posted 07-19-2013 01:24 AM

Looks good , nice workmanship….Makes alot of sense and favoriting.well needed in my own shop..

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Albe

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#2 posted 07-19-2013 01:25 AM

Very nicely done

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#3 posted 07-19-2013 01:54 AM

Now that is a great looking tool cabinet…almost to nice for the shop

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#4 posted 07-19-2013 02:08 AM

Very nice, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#5 posted 07-19-2013 02:19 AM

Great tribute to your dad.
I really like the drawer pulls in particular, but the whole piece is great. Nicely done.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#6 posted 07-19-2013 02:32 AM

Beautiful tool cabinet, beautiful wood…excellent job.

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

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#7 posted 07-19-2013 02:51 AM

That is super nice!! What a fine tribute.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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#8 posted 07-19-2013 03:05 AM

Very nice design, construction and use of contrasting wood!

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

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#9 posted 07-19-2013 04:00 AM

Nice job I truly believe a tool chest in a wood shop should be made of wood.

-- I have to remember this is a hobby..

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ldl

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#10 posted 07-19-2013 01:52 PM

Great job on the tool box and it will be a lasting tribute to your dad you will treasure your lifetime and someone else beyond. I like the pulls and the grooving in the styles. Neat.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#11 posted 07-19-2013 03:09 PM

Very cool box and a nice tribute. Now you just need to replace that top metal one with a matching piece!

-- Fergie in CO

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#12 posted 07-19-2013 03:13 PM

looks super!

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#13 posted 07-19-2013 03:35 PM

Nice chest, nice tribute, nice memory. Well done!

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

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#14 posted 07-19-2013 04:49 PM

Definite eye catcher! My tools are really envious. :<) Great memorial! Is the contrasting wood maple? It would be in my office. LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#15 posted 07-19-2013 04:57 PM

Great job with the pocket holes
looks great

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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