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Birthday Tool Box

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Project by Scotach posted 2189 days ago 1767 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first born turned 7 a couple of weeks ago, and to celebrate that big year, I built him a nice beginners tool box. It’s constructed of Cabinet grade Maple plywood for the carcass, Sapele for the handle and top edges of the box, and White Oak for the pegs that secure the handle in place. Pretty simple construction all around. I used 1 1/2” copper rim shank nails to help hold everything tight. Turned out pretty nice I think. The look on his face when he saw it was priceless!

-- Brian S. --- "If you’ve worked on the building of a boat, it belongs to you the rest of your life." -Bob Prothero





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sIKE

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#1 posted 2189 days ago

I am sure that your son will have a lot of fun playing with his toolbox with his dad.

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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Scotach

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#2 posted 2189 days ago

I look forward to enjoying some woodworking with him as well. He’s been making his own projects for quite while now, simple things like boats. He actually built himself a little desk for his room from found wood. The legs are made of driftwood he collected at the beach. He also got a new bit brace, stanley hammer, tri square, and block plane to add too his tool collection.

-- Brian S. --- "If you’ve worked on the building of a boat, it belongs to you the rest of your life." -Bob Prothero

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Callum Kendall

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#3 posted 2188 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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matt garcia

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#4 posted 2185 days ago

Brian,
That is so awesome! I’ve often reflect on some of the quality time me and my father spent together. I think a father and a son is a great thing. I wish I had a son!!!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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