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  1. #1
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    Tap & Die Box

    Made from 1/2" thick Poplar...
    Project Post, tap box front.JPG
    Through dovetails on the corners of the box...
    Project Post, tap box, end details.JPG
    Lid has mitered corners, where the edges of the blank for the lid was folded down, and glued in place
    Project Post, tap box, back view.JPG
    Hobby Lobby supplied the hardware...had a nice stash saved up...
    Next Project, Hardware supplies.JPG
    Lid is held open with a length of chain...
    Project Post, tap box, opened lid.JPG
    Inside you will find a few "racks" for taps and dies, with room to expand as needed..
    Project Post, tap box, inside view.JPG
    Just a box...
    Project Post, tap box, top of lid.JPG

    12-1/2" by 7-1/2" by 7" tall...
    Thanks for looking in..

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    Currently working on a smaller box...to house a set of pipe thread taps, and a die.....may post that here as a separate "Project"....

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    What a great home for those tools.
    "The Danish government believes that if we train 5,000 designers, and produce
    one Hans Wegner, the money is very well spent." - Ole Gjerlov-Knudsen

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