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Blog series by Waldschrat updated 02-18-2010 09:45 PM 3 parts 36490 reads 18 comments total

Part 1: German Tool Cabinet Tool holders

02-18-2010 09:29 PM by Waldschrat | 2 comments »

Ok you asked for it, here it comes! Tool holders are made so, here are a couple of closeups, I already have had these made, but I have not built them in… So this blog entry is an augmention of the plan, so you can see in wood how it should look. They are nothing more than some hardwood, in this case Ash, strips glued together. When selecting wood for tool cabinets or anykind of cabinet where steel or iron will be in direct contact with wood, the Cabinetmaker must always thin...

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Part 2: Traditional German Tool Cabinet

02-15-2010 04:12 PM by Waldschrat | 10 comments »

Well, Here is my first Blog. Hope you like it, here it goes… So I was looking at some tool Cabinets and I decided it was time, after being asked by a number couple fellow woodworkers, to post some plans on building a what I consider a typical, unchanged for many years, German style Cabinetmakers’ tool Cabinet. I made some drawings and I hope they are adequate for everyone. I am not certian as to if this even interest anybody, but if there are any questions, or anyone need...

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Part 3: German Tool Cabinet Doors Variant

02-18-2010 09:45 PM by Waldschrat | 6 comments »

So someone asked about seeing tools, well the one I built is unfortunately at the moment redundant, and the shop where I work has existing cabinets. They are probably 60 years old or so, but that does not matter, this is a Traditional cabinet, and things do not change much in tradition. ;-) I would also like to mention that the pics are from 2 different cabinets. As well I would like to cover a variant of the door design, instead of a mostly hidden endgrain hardwood munton, this version...

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