My adaptation of the essential toolbox

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Project by johnstoneb posted 03-21-2015 01:38 AM 3648 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have completed my adaptation of the FWW essential toolbox. I added a third drawer. It’s built with red oak, bubinga and maple, finished with 2 coats of amber shellac on the oak followed with clear the bubinga and maple in the drawers was all clear shellac. I just have to figure out what tools to put in it now.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#1 posted 03-21-2015 03:05 AM

It was a joy to watch this gorgeous tool chest take shape. The design, materials, execution, and hardware… All excellent.

A stunning beauty!

Thanks for letting us follow along, Bruce.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#2 posted 03-21-2015 03:18 AM

What bucket said, awesome job!

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#3 posted 03-21-2015 07:18 AM

A red one and a Bruce one. I Like the first but more the last.


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#4 posted 03-21-2015 09:25 AM

Beautifully crafted toolbox, Bruce! Just went and read the build blog. Nice that you could incorporate a little history into it. Is it filled yet? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 03-21-2015 11:49 AM

Excellent toolbox. Nice work.

-- Daniel S

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#6 posted 03-21-2015 03:08 PM

That is a beautiful chest. It so nice you could put your fine china in there!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 03-21-2015 07:40 PM

Bravo! Thanks for sharing the ride Bruce. You’ve got some got some skills being displayed in that shop of yours.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#8 posted 03-22-2015 01:24 AM

Very nice..

-- Tomy Hovington

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#9 posted 03-23-2015 03:00 PM

Excellent work and well deserved DT3.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#10 posted 03-23-2015 05:02 PM

Very pretty.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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