Canvas Tool Rolls

To contain smaller tools such as chisels, j files and drill hits, Inger Olsen also made some canvas tool rolls. A tool rool protects the tools in transport while offering easy access, especially if you hang the roll up on a wall. And compared to the rigger's bags, tool rolls are also quite easy to make.

Olsen starts her tool rolls by sizing a Mylar or paper pattern to the particular I tools, then cutting the fabric to size. To I keep the roll from getting too bulky when rolled up, she generally restricts the opened length to under 2 ft. She adds stiffness and strength to the top of I the roll, which bears the burden of hanging, by cutting and sewing a second j layer to the triangular tongue.

With this done, Olsen then hems the raw edges of the fabric. To make the roll look nice and to increase durability, she sometimes adds a leather edging. She also often adds a leather reinforcement to what will become the outside edges of the roll, centering a 3-in. wide leather strip over the fold line and sewing it in

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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