Toolbox for Chisels and Planes


Intro

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 Toolbox to make my planes accessible and store my chisels.

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As always a nice project starts with a nice plan. For this project I use cheap pine and I only use hand tools. Dimensions are 500mm x 400mm x 200 mm

The Making of

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The sides and back are dovetailed together. The front rails are set in a small groove in the sides. The drawers runners are glued and nailed in place.
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The two drawers were made “traditionally” with 2 half lap dovetails on each side at front and mortise and tenons in the back. (As a note the gap in bottom dovetail is the drawer bottom rail)
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The bottom groove was made with a combination hand plane Stanley #50. The material used for the bottom drawer is MDF 3mm.
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 The top shelf is made in pine with a rim of 30mm in the sides and back, in the front the shelf was rounded with a hand plane.
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As predicted, it feels like a glove to the place I made it for.
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 The I installed round handles made of beech.
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Then the finish was water based, stained mahogany, varnish.
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 And that’s how it looks in my shop.
(Last modified on Wednesday, 23-Dec-2020 06:34)