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Project by newTim posted 2190 days ago 2888 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since my wife in an artist it was a natual project to try to build her a carrying box for her pastels. I also gave a couple away to her artist friends and still have a few leftover.

The last picture reflects a quiet evening at the end of the day after the shop has bee swept out and the tools replaced. So many worthy moments in woodworking.

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com





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Callum Kendall

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#1 posted 2189 days ago

Nice work, bet she loves it!

Thanks for the post

Callum

-- For wood working podcasts with a twist check out http://thetimberkid.com/

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trifern

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#2 posted 2189 days ago

Nice looking boxes. Have you ever done any joint projects with your wife? Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 2189 days ago

Hi Tim;

Nicely done boxes. Your shop looks good!

I’m glad to hear I’m not the only one who enjoys cleaning up the shop.

I thought there was something wrong with me. (Well actually a lot of people think that, but for different reasons).

I have no problem with spending hours just cleaning up and reorganizing things.

I find it relaxing, just being in the shop.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 2189 days ago

Great cases, Tim.

I agree with Lee. Cleaning and straightening up the shop is relaxing. And stepping back and looking around at a clean, well-organized shop just feels good.

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

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davidtheboxmaker

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#5 posted 2189 days ago

Nice job – how many did you make?

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newTim

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#6 posted 2189 days ago

Five or six. I also made a similar box about half as big but haven’t cut the lid as I have not figured out what I want to do with it. :)

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com

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Kipster

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#7 posted 2189 days ago

I too like to spend time cleaning, It helps me to organize my for next move for what ever project I am working on. I too find it relaxing.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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SPalm

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#8 posted 2189 days ago

Nice cases. I like ‘em.

Wow, clean shop. What a treat.

I also noticed a Norm inspired assembly table, a tool room, and a fridge. Got’a get me a fridge.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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newTim

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#9 posted 2189 days ago

Yeah the table was a New Yankee project. I’ve since found a better design.

The tool room you see in the background is actually my wife’s studio. We added a 24×24 garage on to the front of our old garage. She took the old garage as an art studio and I share the front garage with a refer, pantry, other storage, and a car.

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com

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