Constructing a North Bennet street school tool box

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Blog series by ELCfinefurniture updated 08-24-2012 09:05 AM 4 parts 17724 reads 19 comments total

Part 1: Rough milling and case preperation.

08-08-2012 05:26 AM by ELCfinefurniture | 6 comments »

Its time for another….My tool box in which I made at my first semester at school is filling to the gills. Even the top of the box is becoming filled up.I decided to make a second tool box to go back to school in September with. I was originally going to make a hanging cabinet then I decided it would be a fun experiment to see how much better and faster I have gotten since I last built my tool box.I am making this one a little smaller and out of maple. I will do some special accents ...

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Part 2: Layout and dovetailing

08-10-2012 05:31 AM by ELCfinefurniture | 4 comments »

If you read the last entry you know that by the time we left off we have 4 glued up panels scraped and ready to cut.All you need to do is rip, then crosscut these to the proper width and length. If you are undertaking a project of this size you should definitely have some experience doing both these operation so I wont go into extreme detail on this topic but I will say that I do use a large cross cut sled for that operation. Once that is done you will get the first glimpse of what the cas...

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Part 3: Update

08-21-2012 07:56 AM by ELCfinefurniture | 3 comments »

Dont worry Lumberjock’s and jockette’s I have not forgotten the blog.With school fast approaching (2 weeks away) I really needed to crack down on the tool box as I need it to return to school with so I have pressed on a bit. Dont worry I have documented the whole process in detail so soon enough I will start up posts again showing about stopped dado’s, divider frames and drawers.Here are some photos to show where its at.

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Part 4: Another update.

08-24-2012 09:05 AM by ELCfinefurniture | 6 comments »

While im busting tail trying to get my second tool box done in time for school I am still taking photos for you all. I did something interesting with one of the drawers. I am stuck on two design ideas lately. I am obsessed with federal furniture and I find rows of double drawers that have one really fancy face and one plain face awesome looking. I like the contrast of them and I like the asymmetry, Here is the result. Not all of you will like this I am sure. If its not your taste, no need to ...

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