Wall-Hanging Plane Till/Hand Tool Cabinet

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Blog series by felkadelic updated 04-06-2013 11:26 PM 2 parts 11137 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Contemplating and Planning

04-06-2013 05:44 AM by felkadelic | 1 comment »

To put it mildly, disorganization is a bit of an issue in my shop. I have a 2.5 year old and a 6 month old, so my shop time is sporadic and often interrupted. Working in a 1-car garage, I can’t really afford to have clutter. Thus, I decided to build a cabinet for my growing collection of hand planes and tools. The cabinet will need to have a reasonably well-sealing door, since I have an unheated shop in a humid environment and rust can be a problem. I started by making a list of ...

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Part 2: Quick Sketchup Model

04-06-2013 11:26 PM by felkadelic | 1 comment »

I took a bit of time this afternoon to make a quick model in Sketchup. I’d love thoughts—especially on the door. My plan is to hang it with a piano hinge. Would this be strong enough? Like I mentioned in my first blog post, I’m not planning on mounting anything especially heavy on this door (chisels and/or marking tools), but I’d love some thoughts on this issue. Also, I’ve decided that it probably makes more sense to store my shoulder planes on the sa...

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