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Ash box for Spokeshaves, from scrap wood

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Project by bandit571 posted 07-20-2021 01:19 AM 631 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

had some left over 1/4” Ash scraps, along with quite a bit of 3/4” x 3/4” sticks of Ash…Frame & Panel construction, corners were joined with a Tongue & Groove joint….plywood bottom sits on “slips” mitered and glued in place. racks for the spokeshaves are Pine scraps

Stands 5-1/2” tall…front to back is 7-1/4”....and is 12-3/8” long…Brass hinges are mortised in place.
3 coats of Amber Shellac, followed by 3 coats of clear gloss poly.

Seemed to be better than just hanging the spokeshaves up on a few nails…there is a foam drawer liner right under the cutters, just in case one should fall out…Chain to hold the lid while it is opened..

Thanks for looking in..

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use





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JCamp

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#1 posted 07-20-2021 01:40 AM

Beautiful work Bandit. I don’t know that I’ve ever seen legs on a small box like that but it goes great with the style. It’s a wonder you wife doesn’t take it as a jewelry box!

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#2 posted 07-20-2021 01:43 AM

That came out real pretty, Bandit! Thanks for walking us through the construction, too.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#3 posted 07-20-2021 01:49 AM

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 07-20-2021 03:25 AM

Very nicely done Bandit!!!!!

-- Mike

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#5 posted 07-20-2021 05:13 AM

Nice job Bandit. Ash is such a warm wood, looks great with that color from the Amber Shellac.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#6 posted 07-20-2021 10:20 AM

Great job ’571, the wood looks good for scraps… I don’t mean for scraps, but from scraps. Those legs make for a big box.. however, those legs make it a “big” box. If you’re going keep this up… you’re gonna need a bigga shop!...

PS. Hope that’s not a sideways picture lurking in there… it’s too late, so I’ll pretend I didn’t see it

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#7 posted 07-20-2021 11:19 AM

Well done home for the tools.

-- Ron

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#8 posted 07-20-2021 11:48 AM

darn nice tool box

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#9 posted 07-20-2021 12:09 PM

Bandit that is really well done!

-- Petey

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#10 posted 07-20-2021 12:46 PM

Good looking box and nice storage for them babies. I like it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#11 posted 07-20-2021 03:32 PM

Looks good Bandit

-- Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.

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#12 posted 07-20-2021 06:32 PM

Good for you Bandit. Another well deserved top 3

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#13 posted 07-20-2021 07:03 PM

Nice box and congrats on top3 ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 07-24-2021 02:59 AM

Another great project Bandit!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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