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    Pine and walnut, some hand tools: old and new.
    Support from the wife))
    And a lot of love to what you doing.
    Short recipes of happiness.
    Thank you guys for posting your projects and helping me with moving my.
    I smile to my wood, and my wood smile back to me.
    Let’s start another one.
    Thank you Paul.

    Toronto, Canada

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    #57918
    Mark Armstrong
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    Superb job Serhiy. 😉
    That looks spot on pine and walnut go well together.

    Dagenham, Essex, England

    #57919
    John Meaney
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    That looks amazing, well done Serhiy.

    Anything I make will be better next time.

    #57921
    JOHN-C
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    Wow, impressive work. A tool box that will last for over a hundred years I am sure. Leaving apart of ourselves through our work, long after we have left this world somehow gives me comfort. Just curious, did you use solid wood panels for the drawer bottoms? In all of my projects requiring drawers I tell myself I will use solid wood for the bottoms, only to give in to weakness and use plywood, hahah.

    "I love the smell of wood shavings in the morning, nothing in the world smells like that. It smells like (slight pause)" victory"".

    #57924
    Greg Merritt
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    Serhiy it looks fantastic! The walnut really sets it off. It’s obvious that you poured yourself into this build. Congratulations.

    http://hillbillydaiku.com

    #57925
    John Moore
    Participant

    Beautiful job! Your wood is smiling, it is hard not to see that. Enjoyed the photos.

    Lakeland, Florida USA

    #57926

    Thank you all for the kind words.
    Thank you Greg for the advice with the top))
    John, I’m working with the rough lumber, trying to minimize cost of projects. I only used birch plywood for the top compartment bottom, and reason for that is wood movement. I think if I used solid wood I had to make grooves in the walls to allow for wood’s seasonal changes. Yes, I made those thin panels for drawers bottoms, hand tools only.I even wove a rope instead of buying brass chain, trying to learn something new)
    Thanks again guys))
    Cheers

    Toronto, Canada

    #57927
    david o’sullivan
    Participant

    very nice,you should be proud of that

    "we can learn what to do, by doing" Aristotle

    #57928
    cliff
    Participant

    Absolutely beautiful. You should be very proud. I hope when I tackle that project it looks half as nice.

    #57929
    Jim Allen
    Participant

    Serhiy,That box is just too nice to use. Beautiful job! You are a real craftsman!
    –Jim

    Jim from the mythical State of Jefferson – Oregon side

    #57930
    John Poutier
    Participant

    Serhiy – you sure have set a high bar for the rest of us! Superb craftsmanship that you can take pride in. And I’m sure Paul would be pleased.

    Yorktown, Virginia

    #57931
    rickcorradini
    Participant

    Fantastic job, congratulations, liked it a lot.
    Very well made and finished.
    And the wood combination is quite pleasing.
    Regards,
    Ricardo

    #57932
    BrianJ
    Participant

    Wow you should be very happy with the results there Serhiy, gorgeous fit and finish. Well done sir!!
    Brian

    Ontario, Canada

    #57933
    Martin McColl
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    Serhiy, you have crafted an excellent tool chest, a great exhibition of combining what you have learnt with the pleasure of doing. Well Done! The results clearly show you were up to the challenge.

    Martin ... Tucson, Arizona, USA.

    #57934
    Steve Follis
    Participant

    Very nice job Serhiy! That is a great job! Congratulations!

    Memphis, Tennessee

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