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Well i finally finished my first project its not the best but i’m quite proud i could of done a blog on how i made it but i don’t know how LOL so here go’s hope you like it!!!!!!
-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69
Aug 11, 2008
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#1 posted 08-11-2008 10:16 PM
NIce job, you should be proud.
-- Glenn, New Mexico
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#2 posted 08-11-2008 10:17 PM
Looks great! What type of wood did you use?
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#3 posted 08-11-2008 10:23 PM
Thanks for the post
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#4 posted 08-11-2008 10:25 PM
tedthe carcess is made from tulip and the drawer fronts are made from iroko which makes it light so its not to heavy when i load it full of tools
andy aka pommy
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#5 posted 08-11-2008 10:37 PM
Do the drawers ride on wood glides?
-- A famous poet once said: “There is a name hidden in the shadow of my soul, the name is wood. Sweet, ever beautiful, earth grown wood. It warms my heart and brings a tear to my eye.”
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#6 posted 08-11-2008 10:39 PM
Very nice job. I’ll bet you learned a lot.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#7 posted 08-11-2008 10:59 PM
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#8 posted 08-11-2008 11:53 PM
pommy,Looks great! I never would have chosen something with drawers for my first project! Your ambition however seems to have been a great success, amply rewarded. I too am curious as to what type wood you used? Does it have an oil base finish or clear varnish or lacquer applied?Congratulations on a great first project.
-- woodbutcher north carolina
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#9 posted 08-12-2008 12:02 AM
Pommy,there’s a few things going on there but who cares… you got her done and it was a learning experience.Way better than my first tiered project.
At least your drawers close without a boot! <g>
-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner
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#10 posted 08-12-2008 12:08 AM
I think its a beautiful job! I especially like your choice of wood. It looks like something your wife would like to kick your tools out of & store silverware in.
-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"
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#11 posted 08-12-2008 12:34 AM
very nice! you should be very proud of this piece! it came out great! thanks for the post.
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#12 posted 08-12-2008 12:47 AM
Pommy, Great build! Drawers for the first project can be quite challenging, but you appear to have passed the test.
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
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#13 posted 08-12-2008 01:46 AM
Beautiful, to the point that it is too pretty to put tools in.
I am with FJPetruso and put your tools in a crate and give this chest to your wife.
-- rhykenologist and plant grower
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#14 posted 08-12-2008 02:18 AM
Your tools box is beautiful.Nice wood too.
Take care and work safe.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#15 posted 08-12-2008 04:23 AM
Great job! I’m such a sucker for these posts with toolboxes/chests, the various designs, materials, and joinery used in their construction, tops the list of my favorites. I feel a toolbox or bench should be everyones first “real” project, you took no short cuts and were quite ambitious. Thats a real testament to character. Keep it up, I look forward to viewing more projects.
Is there some type of spring loaded or push action mechanism to open the drawers?
-- Ciao, gth.
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