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    I love that little "heh!" she gave! Awesome project!

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  • spiralbound commented on darbinorvar's instructable Vintage Style Tool Box8 months ago
    Vintage Style Tool Box

    A really nice box. It looks to be a convenient and useful design. I have a couple of questions though.1) When you lift up the toolbox, I don't see anything to secure the leather box to the bottom. If you want to carry both somewhere would you have to hold it from the bottom instead of the top handle to keep them together? Am I understanding the design correctly?2) When you cut the solid box to make a base and lid, how do you predetermine the dimensions? You could allow for the blade thickness, but I've personally found that to not be as accurate as I would like. For example, If you want the box to be a total of 60 cm high with a 10 cm lid and a 50 cm base, what height do you make the solid box? I guess you could just make it 60 cm, plus the blade thickness, plus some sanding allo...

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    A really nice box. It looks to be a convenient and useful design. I have a couple of questions though.1) When you lift up the toolbox, I don't see anything to secure the leather box to the bottom. If you want to carry both somewhere would you have to hold it from the bottom instead of the top handle to keep them together? Am I understanding the design correctly?2) When you cut the solid box to make a base and lid, how do you predetermine the dimensions? You could allow for the blade thickness, but I've personally found that to not be as accurate as I would like. For example, If you want the box to be a total of 60 cm high with a 10 cm lid and a 50 cm base, what height do you make the solid box? I guess you could just make it 60 cm, plus the blade thickness, plus some sanding allowance, say 62 cm high and the cut it at 11 cm, but I'm curious as to your approach.

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