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  1. Bike box - Japan meets Copenhagen

    Bike box Japan meets Copenhagen One day I was looking out the window and realized that I was playing with wood, yet I had a old fruit box on my bike… Hmmmm no good. So I found a old wonderful board that I had found in the street near the shop, the board still had tool marks from an axe and came...
  2. Japanese Toolbox w/Built in Tool Wall

    If you prefer not to read, the video is here View on YouTube This project is one that I've done before, mostly I've made these for friends/other woodworkers who were either just starting out or wanting to get into Japanese woodworking. This one will be used to store my growing collection of...
  3. Japanese Inspired Tool Storage

    After recently seeing both jwoodcraft's & Dave Polaschek's posts showing a Japanese toolbox and needed tool storage boxes I was inspired to combine them into my own rendition of a more craftsman-like approach to how I store my tools. This first experiment was going to be for the various...
  4. New home for my Makita planer

    I can't be the only member who has come across such a good deal on a tool that it couldn't be passed by. Such is the story with my 6 3/4" Makita planer. It was a much-needed purchase for a project I was proud to be part of but at its completion it was surplused. The price was just shipping it...
  5. Lantern Boxes - Japanese tool box style

    I have some oil lanterns I take camping with me. I got them years ago when I was more active camping SCA style. They are ceramic and they are a nice warm flame about 40 watts. I find I like them far more then the brightness of the Coleman lanterns so I use them at our families yearly cousin...
  6. Project 11 - Japanese Toolbox

    After moving my shop to a semi-public space, I needed a new way to store my hand tools. Mainly when I'm out of the shop I needed to keep them out of immediate view but 1) wanted to keep them easily accessable and 2) movable to either my car or a locked room. About the same time I was having to...
  7. Japanese toolbox - 大工の道具箱 (post)

    Japanese toolbox 大工の道具箱 This post comes from my Japanese toolbox blog. The toolbox is made from reclaimed wood from a trashed pine ceeling. In the blog i make a tour in Japanese tool boxes and my conclusion was: Low price light weight wood: pine. Thin planed boards for low weight. No...
  8. Joinery
    I made these japanese toolboxes for my daughter's and I was wondering if some of you genius's could give me some tips on what to improve or change on them. They both have poplar sides and maple lids, but one has paduk accents and the other purple heart. With a walnut 'key'. My dovetails could...
  9. Blogs
    Japanese hand plane KANNA setup Japanese hand plane setup Fitting, tuning and sharpening. If you are looking for 'ready out of the box' just leave this blog now! This blog is for those who want to understand their tools, to trim, adjust and become the master of your tool. It is not a show off...
  10. Blogs
    Design, Milling and Layout This project has been a long time coming. Since I got the woodworking bug over a year ago, one of the projects I've been thinking about has been a traditional Japanese style toolbox for my growing set of tools. I got the wood for the project from a professional...
  11. Sweating for Bucks Through Woodworking
    Here is a YouTube video by Hans Meier about craft shows and fairs for anybody that might be interested!
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