Shop Project Some Tools Are Best Kept Tucked Away They Work But They Are Hardly Things Of Beauty Other Tools Cry Out To Be Displayed As They Are Far Too Elegant Or Beautiful To Be Concealed In Boxes And Drawers
Shop project some tools are best kept tucked away they work but they are hardly things of beauty other tools cry out to be displayed as they are far too elegant or beautiful to be concealed in boxes and drawers is article about Magazine bookmarked by clyde with ID 12422851727 was uploaded on 25-02-2019 and has been viewed 316,725 times.
Versatile Hand Tool Display Illustrations by James Provost I built this particular tool rack, not only to store, but to display those hand planes that I use on a regular basis in my shop.The design can be easily modified to display chisels, hand saws, or other hand tools that you wish to display.
The rack is essentially a frame with five shelves, and a back.I dressed up the sides of the frame and the front of the shelves with some moulding.There are two boxes on the bottom shelf for assorted small parts and accessories.
A shiplap back adds structural integrity to the frame and gives it a finished look.Two cleats on the back hold the rack securely to the wall.I finished the various pieces of the tool rack with a durable, easy-to-apply Paste Varnish from Circa 1850 before assembly.
Following this up with a coat of wax gives the entire project a soft, hand rubbed sheen.Illustrations continue throughout article Placement of the shelves depends on the assortment of hand planes that you'll store on the rack.
You might not want the shelves exactly where I located them, so arrange your planes on a work table, measure the amount...