I had a chance to wrap up the final finish and details of my Traveling Anarchist’s Tool Chest this weekend. Here is a gallery with some more of the photos of the chest filled with my tools.
I learned a lot on this project and am glad the walnut went to good use. Thanks to Chris Schwarz for the inspiration, guidance and a little publicity along the way.
I’ll have this at the Woodworking In America event this fall at the Gorilla Glue booth.
Although it pains us to do so, woodworkers have to ask for a hand once in a while. One of my next projects, the Benchcrafted split-top Roubo bench is one example of that. The bench calls for about 250-300 bd/ft of materials, in this case some rock maple I had cut from a log about 2 1/2 years ago after a hurricane came through Cincinnati. (Yes that can happen from time to time).
Here is a quick :90 sec video tour of one of the machine rooms we used to mill up the maple.
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I’d like to submit this humble little shelf project I did a few years ago for WIA 2009 that was a part of a video project I did with Gorilla Glue. This was a part of a series of shelves I did to practice some hand cut dovetails in curly cherry and purple heart. The video at this link gives a more basic approach to building them with rabbet construction and dowels. All materials you can purchase stock from a local big-box.
If you are looking for another easy alternative Megan’s Fitzpatrick has got one here at Popular Woodworking’s “I do … Read More »