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Project by summerfi posted 10-30-2013 06:24 PM 2763 views 28 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is machinist’s tool chest that I made for my oldest son a while back. It is white oak and figured walnut veneer. The mirror frame is pear.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- "Of all the tools I own, my favorite is a good sharp pocket knife." - My Dad





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#1 posted 10-30-2013 06:34 PM

Absolutely beautiful Bob. Sure your son loves it. Great work, and welcome to LJs. Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 10-30-2013 06:42 PM

Looks like a Jewelry box… nice work

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#3 posted 10-30-2013 06:43 PM

That looks stunning Bob….....great job!!

-- If you can't be good.........be good at it !!!!! http://www.falconwood.nl

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#4 posted 10-30-2013 06:49 PM

Beautiful work.

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#5 posted 10-30-2013 07:10 PM

Awesome tool chest. Nice work.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#6 posted 10-30-2013 08:07 PM

beautiful! The workmanship is excellent! very nice,

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 10-30-2013 08:29 PM

Great looking chest!

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

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#8 posted 10-30-2013 11:06 PM

Really nice. Looks like a cross between a Gerstner and a Kennedy.

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#9 posted 10-30-2013 11:22 PM

Nice looking tool chest. Nice touch with the walnut!!!

-- "There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is."– Albert Einstein

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Todd

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#10 posted 10-30-2013 11:23 PM

Beautiful. High quality work.

-- Todd, Ontario, CA

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#11 posted 10-30-2013 11:39 PM

Wow, that thing is outstanding, I love the walnut.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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#12 posted 10-31-2013 12:07 AM

Very nice. Added to favorites.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#13 posted 10-31-2013 12:45 AM

Very Very Nce!

What did you use for drawer bottoms? Green felt

Eric

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#14 posted 10-31-2013 12:50 AM

I would like that. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#15 posted 10-31-2013 12:51 AM

Amazing work. Did you use a set of plans? I have a couple machinist chests, but would like one a little fancier, so may have to copy you somewhat. Could you give us some rough dimensions?

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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