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#1 Dom

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 03:16 PM

My DIY storage unit. My carpentry & woodworking skills are pretty crude, but if you squint from a few feet away it looks pretty good. It's usable and functional. Needs a bit more sanding and will need oiling to bring out the finish. 

 

 

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#2 Marc

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 03:44 PM

My DIY storage unit. My carpentry & woodworking skills are pretty crude, but if you squint from a few feet away it looks pretty good. It's usable and functional. Needs a bit more sanding and will need oiling to bring out the finish. 

 

 

 

 

 

Very nice, Dom!  Make sure you post an "after" picture, once you've put the finishing touches.  BTW, what type of wood is that? Look a bit like cherry wood.


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Posted 23 January 2015 - 03:58 PM

Very nice, Dom!  Make sure you post an "after" picture, once you've put the finishing touches.  BTW, what type of wood is that? Look a bit like cherry wood.


Thanks Marc! I'm not sure what type of wood it is, I acquired a bunch of random wood from a neighbor. I think it is cherry, it's tough as hell to cut.

#4 David Quevedo

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 04:18 PM

My DIY storage unit. My carpentry & woodworking skills are pretty crude, but if you squint from a few feet away it looks pretty good. It's usable and functional. Needs a bit more sanding and will need oiling to bring out the finish. 

 

 

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Good job, Dom!  Thanks for sharing :-)

 

 


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#5 Alester Lazar

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 04:24 PM

Looks good!  I could use one of these.


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#6 Stupendous Walrus

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 06:10 PM

Already looks good Dom. Can't wait to see the finished product!
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#7 Chris Szaroleta

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Posted 23 January 2015 - 08:23 PM

Awesome!  Great job, Dom!  (((THUMBS UP)))


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#8 Griffen Kociela

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Posted 26 January 2015 - 01:48 AM

My DIY storage unit. My carpentry & woodworking skills are pretty crude, but if you squint from a few feet away it looks pretty good. It's usable and functional. Needs a bit more sanding and will need oiling to bring out the finish. 

 

Very cool Dom! My dad has always had something similar with a lid on his dresser, and when I was a kid I would sometimes sneak peaks at his small array of pocket knives, cufflinks, pins, and other various trinkets. I was fascinated by the things he had in there.


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#9 Dom

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Posted 26 January 2015 - 06:38 AM

Very cool Dom! My dad has always had something similar with a lid on his dresser, and when I was a kid I would sometimes sneak peaks at his small array of pocket knives, cufflinks, pins, and other various trinkets. I was fascinated by the things he had in there.


Thanks Griffen! I'm using this thing as a place to stash my frequently used carry. I keep the rest of the rotation , likes watches, cufflinks, etc. in their own boxes. All of my other kit is stored away in a catch-all type drawer. In my drawer, I have a couple of items from my grandfather and father. It's cool to see that EDC in some ways is exactly the same as it was in their time. Our watches, knives , torches are certainly better, but they essentially had the same bits of kit.
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Posted 26 January 2015 - 07:03 AM

Came across this a while ago, its an old book, with the pages removed, and compartments built in....

 

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(PS, how do I get the images to be full sized, instead of thumbnails?)


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#11 Jim Carr

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Posted 26 January 2015 - 09:57 AM

My DIY storage unit. My carpentry & woodworking skills are pretty crude, but if you squint from a few feet away it looks pretty good. It's usable and functional. Needs a bit more sanding and will need oiling to bring out the finish. 

 

 

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Very cool EDC Storage.. It has sparked some ideas on my own EDC storage.. Thanks for sharing the pics.


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Posted 26 January 2015 - 11:51 PM

Fantastic work DOM!!! I looked from less than a foot away without squinting and it looks real good to me.
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#13 Stupendous Walrus

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Posted 29 January 2015 - 05:05 PM

This is my knife rotation box.

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What you can't see in the box, is my black SAK Spartan, my Cold Steel American Lawman and a little pen knife made out of a fake .30 calibre casing.

I also keep certain knives of sentimental value in a lockbox. Specifically, my SOG Twitch II in wooden scales, my SAK Pioneer in Alox (both were gifts. The Alox is retired and the SOG is for special occasions.) same deal with my EvoWood 14. Wasn't a gift, but only busted out for snazzy occasions.
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#14 Blake Farrugia

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Posted 02 February 2015 - 04:39 AM

Very neat. How long did it take to make all up?



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Posted 02 February 2015 - 07:20 AM

Very neat. How long did it take to make all up?


Thanks Blake. Took a couple hours or so.

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Posted 07 February 2015 - 08:40 PM

Love working with wood. Looks good man.


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#17 Craig P Brown

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Posted 10 February 2015 - 08:11 AM

Hey Dom,

 

This looks spot on matey!!!

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Posted 10 February 2015 - 08:26 AM

That's really nice, even as is there's a neat rustic look to it.
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#19 Jim Carr

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Posted 10 February 2015 - 03:34 PM

Came across this a while ago, its an old book, with the pages removed, and compartments built in....

 

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(PS, how do I get the images to be full sized, instead of thumbnails?)

Anyone know how to create one of these books ?



#20 Craig Schaffer

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Posted 15 February 2015 - 05:16 PM

Looks good Dom.  Even if the wood working skills are rough, you have the satifaction of having made it yourself.


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