Posts Tagged ‘Toolbox’

Sam’s Joiner’s toolbox

I was just sixteen when I made mine from the same pine with the same eight hand tools bought brand new that cost me six weeks wages working 52 hours in each week to buy them. I got paid £3.50 a week back then and the tools meant something to me because they cost me…

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Questioning the Cross-grain Rim On Toolboxes

There are concerns about the type of lid fixing to the toolboxes we made where the lid is skirted crosswise to the main long axis of the grain of the lid with a lip covering the end grain at each end of the lid in the traditional manner. I understand the comments and the concerns,…

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Filming the Toolbox Making Videos

Working on the toolbox build Yesterday and today we filmed making the toolbox for the start to the New Year series to start 2015 with. I have a feeling that this could be as popular a series as any we have done so far and as far as conservation goes it’s important to me as it means hundreds…

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My Toolbox Restored

When I first saw this tool box I didn’t fully express my feelings here. My senses told me that the box was really, well, first auctioned from a cellar-find in an abandoned state; redundant to requirements, spat out by industrialism and left to die in the dumps around the world in the same way craft,…

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Mere Toolboxes Speak In Depth On Vernacularism

The weeks pass so quickly and I might find it hard to call it work if I were to compare what I do with the work others leave for every day in their cars. If you know me at all I never stop making and this week’s been no different in that I finished replicating…

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Toolbox Issues for Us Woodworkers

Some of you asked about my fall front tool box and asked how it was made and for plans of it. It seems it would make a good wooodworkingmasterclasses series but a lot of the details are already in the tool chest build we did last year. I think the joiner’s toolbox Is a practical…

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Toolboxes, tables and rocking chairs

Well, I have quite neglected everyone beyond the school this week, but we have accomplished so much at the bench, please be patient with us. I generally make the pieces alongside my students so that they get to see every step and also techniques that I use that are impossible via books and videos. Of…

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