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Optional drawers push open to either side.

Tools hang on either side of vertical partition.

Chisels mount to lid.

Vertical center partition extends to floor of case if drawers are built on either side.

Drawers at base of tote can be made to full width of tote—they then open to one side or push open to either side.

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shortcoming might be durability. A fabric wrapping, even of tough sailcloth, could not offer the same protection against impact or abrasion as a wooden box.

Thus was borne out of the mind of Africa this inspiration: Why not make a tool roll from wood? It would not have to be perfectly round, he realized—a • hexagon would do just fine. This would make the box easy to build yet sacrifice few of the qualities afforded by the shape of a true cylinder. Over a cup of coffee, Africa showed me his design and offered suggestions on how to build the box. Unfortunately, he had no boxes of his own to show me. They had proven so successful that he ended up selling the ones he had to his shipmates and fellow boatbuilders. I had no choice but to scurry back to my shop and make one for myself, sizing it to contain my collection of carving chisels.

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Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

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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