LumberJocks

Tool Tote for Tyler - #7: Finishing... the tool tote...

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Joe Lyddon posted 701 days ago 2761 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: Preparing for Easy Assembly... Part 7 of Tool Tote for Tyler - series Part 8: It's Finished! Assembly Instructions. »

Better late than Never…

OK, it’s time for the Finishing part!

Finally!!

1. I gave ALL Parts a few coats of BLO (Boiled Linseed Oil as from Home D). This took a little time because I had to wait 2-4 days after each coat to be sure it cured good before putting another coat on them.

2. I wanted to give just the Bottom piece, on the Lettering side, more protection because it would be taking most of the abuse. I have applied several coats of Polyurethane Semi Gloss only on that surface letting cure at least a day followed by a light sanding and another coat…. I’m still in the process of doing that… So far, I have applied 4 coats… will do a few more.

—————————————————————————————————-

——————————————————————————————————

———————————————————————————————————

Next, will be the test Assembly process… showing each Step…

Stay tuned…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"



8 comments so far

View Dave's profile (online now)

Dave

10911 posts in 1340 days


#1 posted 701 days ago

It looks great.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7442 posts in 2552 days


#2 posted 701 days ago

Thanks, Dave… I just hope the boy doesn’t destroy it before he gets to the TOOL stage! LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View Dave's profile (online now)

Dave

10911 posts in 1340 days


#3 posted 701 days ago

I built mine when he was 6 months old. Wood lasts better than you think.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7442 posts in 2552 days


#4 posted 701 days ago

That’s why I used White Oak! LOL

When do you think the TOOL age sets in? :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View eddie's profile

eddie

6288 posts in 1114 days


#5 posted 701 days ago

joe thats dose look great and sturdy and oak it tough, ive had 5 kids joe and its different with each but all kids are tough on tool s and boxs but only between the ages of 6 months til 34 yrs old :) looks great my friend.it will be treasure to him.

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

7442 posts in 2552 days


#6 posted 701 days ago

LOL… I hope so… Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View harry1's profile

harry1

509 posts in 785 days


#7 posted 701 days ago

All’s well that ends well Joe and it did end well. What a pity that I probably won’t be around to see it filled with tools.

-- Harry, Western Australia

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1615 days


#8 posted 701 days ago

as soon as you have finished and delivered the toolbox ….....
hurry up man ….. it can only be tooooo slow :-)

Dennis

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase