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Project by davetruman posted 05-03-2018 02:46 PM 1733 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a place to keep all my hand saws, chisels and dovetail guides. So, after doing some research I liked the design of this Saw Till I found in an old issue of Woodsmith, (181) with the curved sides and extended tenons. Everything is made to plan except for two things. I made the kick bar about 2” taller to work with my saw handles and I also modify the lower shelf to accommodate the additional tools. Finished it up with three coats of wipe on poly and a coat of furniture wax.

-- Dave





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Eric Haltom

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#1 posted 05-03-2018 03:18 PM

Very nice cabinet!

-- Eric, Mesa AZ., http://www.jackofalldiy.com

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#2 posted 05-03-2018 03:36 PM

I dig it.

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#3 posted 05-03-2018 03:44 PM

I really like this, any issues with hitting your hand while getting chisels out?

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#4 posted 05-03-2018 04:47 PM

nice saw till. Thanks for the reference to Woodsmith 181.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#5 posted 05-03-2018 09:50 PM



nice saw till. Thanks for the reference to Woodsmith 181.

- Woodbridge

Thanks, No problem with the reference, I just wanted to give credit where credit is due.

-- Dave

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#6 posted 05-03-2018 09:52 PM



I really like this, any issues with hitting your hand while getting chisels out?

- Notw

No problem getting the chisels out. I just slide them towards the slot and lift them out at an angle. It works really well.

-- Dave

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#7 posted 05-03-2018 10:26 PM

I love shop storage projects. Thanks for sharing ; it looks great !

-- derek / oregon

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#8 posted 05-03-2018 11:16 PM

Stellar job on the till…...It looks really good…I think I remember seeing that in Woodsmith….I don’t have enough saws to make one…lol..!!

-- " The secret to staying young looking.....hang around old people.." R.D.

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#9 posted 05-05-2018 12:58 AM

Dave , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 05-16-2018 06:26 PM


I don t have enough saws to make one…lol..!!

- Rick Dennington

To paraphrase: “If you build it, they will come.”

-- I'm happier than a tornado in a trailer park! Grace & Peace.

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