Our first real skill based build in the series is a simple toolbox that we will build to heirloom quality. The project offers a multitude of practice opportunities before each critical cut and is forgiving for errors. So even if everything is “slightly off” you will still end up with an attractive, functional tool box. These same techniques and designs can be modified to make a blanket chest, wall cabinet, display shelf, side table or dresser.
And to think, this is only the fourth class in the series. We’re gonna go a long way…..
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Reference Links for Class 4:
Hand Saws Demystified – https://youtu.be/AYZAM_PlRyg
Sawing Techniques – https://youtu.be/ZQhRYObJ2h4
More Sawing Techniques – https://youtu.be/_0VwieLQAKA
Hand Planes are Stupid – https://youtu.be/dzaqmRJHYAk
Some of Tools & Material Used: (Not Affilliated Links)
Rikon 10-3061 – https://www.rikontools.com/product/10-3061
Veritas Carcass Saw (Crosscut) – https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/hand-tools/saws/back/66066-veritas-carcass-saws
Narex Classic Bevel-Edge Chisel (Imperial Versions) – https://www.leevalley.com/en-ca/shop/tools/hand-tools/chisels/bench/67707-narex-classic-bevel-edge-chisels
Stanley Low Angle Block Plane 12-960 – https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0000223QX/?ref=idea_lv_dp_ov_d
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