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Project by pommy posted 08-11-2008 10:09 PM 2480 views 4 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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





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Bigbuck

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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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TedM

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#2 posted 08-11-2008 10:17 PM

Looks great! What type of wood did you use?

-- I'm a wood magician... I can turn fine lumber into firewood before your very eyes! - Please visit http://www.woodworkersguide.com and sign up for my project updates!

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Callum Kendall

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#3 posted 08-11-2008 10:23 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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

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pommy

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#4 posted 08-11-2008 10:25 PM

ted
the 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

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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ganders

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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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CharlieM1958

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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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Roper

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#7 posted 08-11-2008 10:59 PM

looks great.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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woodbutcher

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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.

Regards,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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Bob #2

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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>

Sweet!

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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FJPetruso

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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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teenagewoodworker

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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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brianinpa

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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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PaBull

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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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woodworm

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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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gusthehonky

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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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