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Thread: finished cleaning up my fathers wooden tool chest

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2009

    finished cleaning up my fathers wooden tool chest

    thanks to everyone for your suggestions on how to go about this. Used a green scrubber with murphy's oil soap. Let coffee sit in for about 3 weeks and then sprayed it with shellac.

    My Father built this in high school I am guessing 1938. he used it when he was starting out as a machinist. Brian

    tool chest 1.jpgtool chest 2.jpgtool chest 3.jpg

  2. #2
    That came out well Brian. And heirloom items like this are always a treat to have and use. Enjoy!
    "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing."
    - Sir Edmund Burke

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Issaquah, Washington
    Sweet, good on ya!

  4. #4
    Nice Job! I have a few things of my Dadís and they are special to me as I am sure that chest is to you. Enjoy it!

  5. #5
    Nice job. Those chests are so useful they are always cherished.
    Mike Null

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