last year I finished this walnut chest. I was way out of my league making it, but it came out generally OK. I was left with a bunch of walnut leftovers…so many became parts of my tool chest. The main tool trays within the chest are quartersawn walnut that I resawed from the 1” thick stuff.
Then I continued by making smaller trays that within trays – and now I can’t stop. http://pfollansbee.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/nothing-so-needs-reforming-as-other-peoples-habits/
I have gone on a tool-organizing frenzy. This past week I made a couple more, one for some carving tools, one for mortise chisels.
Today I got it in my head to make a small box with a drawer underneath. Ultimately this is going to be divided up somehow to store a slew of piercer bits.
This batch of trays is homeless, the tool chest is already full. Maybe next winter I’ll make tool chest # 2.
Next week, I plan on finishing this walnut carved box. More DTs…I’ll get the hang of them yet.
Tomorrow, I plan on posting some of Jennie Alexander’s tools we have for sale. Starting with some bench planes.