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Thread: New (shopmade) additions

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Jiutepec Morelos, Mexico

    New (shopmade) additions

    I made some additions to my workshop:
    1) I was looking for some way to storage my gouges
    I made this pantry cabinet for this purpose.
    2) I used one of my handles and I added a sorby multip.
    3) I required a small tool rest. I made this one together
    with a bigger one.
    4) I am in the process of making some platters and I needed this
    longworth chuck.
    As Stu says, maybe shopmade tools are not the best,
    however you save some money
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails pantry_tool_box.jpg  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Link wouldn't open for me.
    "Folks is funny critters."

    Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. ~Voltaire

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Jiutepec Morelos, Mexico
    Even for me!
    I took it from my profile where shows all my posts
    and I have it open in another window.

    However, this link shows some handles that I made.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    North West Indiana
    Link wouldn't open for me, but looked at the picture. Really like the storage solution for your gouges, might try to copy that at a later date. Shop made tools were what created the industry for the tool companies!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    The cabinet looks great, Alfredo. (And the other additions, too. You'll find the Longworth chuck is handy to have around.)

    (I fixed the link for you, too. You had an extra "http" in it.)
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Looks great, really nice work!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    Alfredo, very well done. Looks like you have a little room in there for more chisels too!
    A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. -Henry David Thoreau
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  8. #8
    Don Taylor is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    VERY nice tool box Alfredo!

    Would you mind terribly if I used your idea for some hand tool storage behind my work table?


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