One of these…

…is not like the other.

wp-1472588368496.jpg

At least it will be, soon enough.

I’ve spoken before about how pleased I am with the overall size of this 24″ x 12″tool chest.  It fits everything I need for off-site projects (except for a panel saw, but whatever) and remains portable.  On this, my fourth overall traditional floor chest, I am going back to the full dust seal.  Which means, first of all, a dovetailed upper skirt.

wp-1472588373573.jpg

Fewer dovetails means less work (in theory).

I’ve also decided to paint the full carcase before I attach the handles or make the lid.  And speaking of lids, I am so enamored with the plywood “raised panel” lid from Christopher Schwarz’ Build a Traditional Tool Chest in Two Days, that’s the approach I’m taking here.  Albeit with a 1/4″ raised panel.

wp-1473111898736.jpg

I’m also using Tuscan Red again.

There’s been a lot going on, but posts should become more frequent.  More on this tool chest next week.

JPG

One comment

Leave a Comment!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s