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Project by fuzzface posted 198 days ago 1746 views 17 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This tool chest is made from white oak and walnut. It’s a favorite of mine because I see it every day in my workshop. Hardest part was the drawers [aren’t they always?]. Finished with tung oil. First learned about tung oil watching David Marks tv shows, and I really like the stuff. Hope you enjoy.

-- I'm a LumberJock and I'm OK.............. I sleep all night and I work all day !!





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CL810

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#1 posted 198 days ago

Very nice fuzzface!

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

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#2 posted 198 days ago

yea I would enjoy seeing that in my shop as well, nice work enjoy using …BC

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pintodeluxe

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#3 posted 198 days ago

That looks stout, yet with the fit and finish of fine furniture.

Well done.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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jeff

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#4 posted 198 days ago

very nice…this is a project I want to build sometime,thx for sharing…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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Glen Peterson

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#5 posted 198 days ago

Great tool chest. Love David Marks. I met him a few years ago. He’s really a great guy, very down to earth and easy to talk to. I wish you had shown more photos. Did you make through tenons for the horizontal dividers between the drawers? Keep posting.
Cheers

-- Glen

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#6 posted 198 days ago

Very nicely done, and looks great.

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

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recycle1943

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#7 posted 197 days ago

That is way too nice for my dusty shop – Tung oil looks great on the oak

-- Dick, Ohio

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Belg1960

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#8 posted 197 days ago

Great project, I would also like some construction details and in progress pics if you have any. Also if you could add some dimensions that would help me visualize how big the box is. Thanks Pat

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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mrbreezeet1

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#9 posted 197 days ago

very nice, is it your own design?...............

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Ampeater

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#10 posted 197 days ago

Exceptionally nice. I would make one but my wife would insist that it is hers to use to store all her sewing and quilting supplies. It is really beautiful.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 197 days ago

This will be a great addition to your work shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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fuzzface

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#12 posted 197 days ago

Plans came from Wood Magazine. Original plan called for two drawers at the top, with a large drop-down door on the bottom concealing a tool tote inside. Scrapped the tote idea and added three more drawers to suit my own needs.

-- I'm a LumberJock and I'm OK.............. I sleep all night and I work all day !!

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#13 posted 197 days ago

Outstanding build,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 197 days ago

nice job

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#15 posted 197 days ago

A really nice chest of drawers suitable for many uses.Is it too nice for a workshop? I would have it in mine even though it’s too pretty for tools LOL . Alistair ps very well done.

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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