Chisels got rack! Yeah baby!

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Sorry for the sir mix-a-lot reference.  Built racks for my chisels out of old cedar fence boards.  Practiced my dovetails, which are still rough.  Not easy in cedar thats for sure.  Also attempted sliding dovetails for the walnut racks so I can remove them if I need to modify them at all.  Not pretty, but they function   A lot of work for chisels, but I have fun with things like this.  When I move into my new shop at the house, I’ll mount these to runners on the wall.

Look at that lonely Stanley 750 with the red handle.  The only one that wasn’t loose, in fact I couldn’t get it out.  If it ever comes out I’ll make a locust one to match.  Plus I made room for a few more, just in case.

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I saw these at a local antiques place a couple weeks ago, I researched a bit and thought the price was good thinking they were Stanleys. They were still there today so I got them. Mixed bag from 1/4” to 2”. A greenlee, two witherbys, two Samsons, a James swan, a Russell brothers and an unknown. I’ll have fun fixing these up. Will be a really nice set when I’m finished.