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Blog series by pastorglen updated 02-28-2011 03:33 PM 2 parts 5198 reads 13 comments total

Part 1: Tool Cabinet

01-14-2011 06:17 AM by pastorglen | 4 comments »

A friend of mine works for a lumber company that trims the ends of their kiln dried wood. The pile is periodically burned, so employees are permitted to take home whatever they want from the scrap pile. My friend uses his wood to heat his house. Last year he shared a good load with me, and from those scraps I built this tool cabinet. Hand-cut joinery, hand-planed raised panel. Working on a pair of drawers and the finish. My only problem is trying to figure out how to arrange the too...

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Part 2: Not the Studley Tool Cabinet, But Close Enough

02-28-2011 03:33 PM by pastorglen | 9 comments »

After taking some good advice from several of you on LJ, I finally started moving tools into my tool cabinet. I began my tapping off a section of my work bench the same size as my tool cabinet. Then I put all of my tools “in the box.” I even had my kids help arrange them. When all was said and done, I came out with this arrangement. I’ll have some more pictures of the doors, which have my chisels. (You can see three of the backsaws I’ve made recently, too.) It...

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