Friday, 16 January 2015
Tool Chest Article in F&C Magazine.
The latest edition of F&C magazine has just come out. It has a nice 5 page article on the making of my latest tool chest, complete with drawings and dimensions.
This is the chest we will be making on the five day course I'll be teaching in the summer. At the last count 12 of the 16 places are already booked, so don't leave it too late if you want to come!
There are five other courses being organised at the same time with some famous names coming over from the US including Chris Schwarz, Peter Follansbee and Roy Underhill. For more details on all the courses http://www.newenglishworkshop.co.uk/
In its making the tool chest is really more of a large jewelry box than a small tool chest. Techniques include accurate hinge fitting, piston fit tray, dovetails (of course!) and a soft closing lid. Accuracy and attention to detail are the order of the day (or week) and everyone should go home with a completed chest made entirely by their own hand.