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Fitting out the shop #1: Tool Chest

06-19-2020 03:01 PM by Kent | 4 comments »

I just picked up this beauty yesterday. Based on discussions with the previous owner, it is probably 70-90 years old. It is a bit larger than typical and is heavier than most. It appears as though the carcase and the aprons/trim boards are the only parts made of softwood. My first guess on all the hardwood is that it is ash, but there is no exposed endgrain to help with the identification. The exterior has been painted once or twice while the interior remains wonderfully natural. The interior is also a bit unusual. There are 4 narrow trays at the front and another 4 deeper (front-to-back) trays at the rear. The top 2 trays have hinged lids that are multi-purpose. In addition to ...

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