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Old Toolbox - They're Still Out There!

12-10-2018 10:19 PM by Phil32 | 5 comments »

I want to introduce you to my grandfather’s toolbox. He was a fine carpenter some years ago. Among his skills was the repair and tuning of pipe organs (you know, some of the pipes are wood.) He also did cabinet work and interior trim – maybe other crafts that I don’t know about. Grandpa died a while back – actually in August, 1941 (!) The toolbox went to live with my dad, stored in a shed in his back yard. About that time I had a chance to look through its contents. The box is set up with trays and partitions. There was a section at the bottom for hand saws, and the larger hand planes. There was a nice brace with a couple of fitted boxes of auger bits. There...

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