vintage style carpenter tool box

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Project by JSan posted 02-02-2014 09:01 PM 1344 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my latest project after many weeks with out working on anything new. Made from left over stained pine, oak handle bar (from an abandoned crib railing) and sanded for a antique look. thanks for looking.

-- "It's always a good idea to copy a good (wood project) idea" author unknown

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#1 posted 02-02-2014 10:38 PM

Classic style that will still work well today. Good project to “recharge” you woodworking interest.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#2 posted 02-03-2014 02:06 PM

I like it, I’ll bet my wife wants one for the porch, probably get a flower pot or two in it.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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#3 posted 02-03-2014 05:39 PM

Really like the sanded finish, wish I had thought of something similar when putting together my toolbox.

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#4 posted 02-03-2014 05:54 PM

Nice. I love stuff like this.

-- I do not like work even when someone else does it. - Mark Twain

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#5 posted 02-04-2014 07:00 AM

JSan, there is nothing wrong with a basic project to sort of get things going and get you back in the shop and going again. Great idea. You might consider running the shoulder of the end pieces down even with the sides.

Just as a thought, this is a shop project you might want to think about sometime. It uses some similar techniques.

-- Big Al in IN

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#6 posted 02-04-2014 06:04 PM

Thank you all for your comments…and encouragement…..

-- "It's always a good idea to copy a good (wood project) idea" author unknown

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#7 posted 02-06-2014 04:28 PM

Beautiful tool box! Looks really authentic and like the pegs. Great job!

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