A Toolbox for Cub Scouts

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Killenwood Tim Killen, contributor
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Here is a quick project, both in SketchUp and in the shop. The project is a simple toolbox nailed together without special joinery. It has been designed to use with a group of Cub Scouts without use of power tools. My plan is to cover the following subjects and skills:

Making and reading drawings

Measuring accurately

Hand sawing a crosscut

Hand planing

Drilling with brace and bit

Marking out with the help of a template

Assembly with finish nails

Application of Flat Head Wood Screws

Filing and sanding

 

I will start the session in front of my computer, showing how SketchUp works. Then to the shop.

Here are pictures of the project.

 

 

 

 

And here is the video of me making the SketchUp model, including important Scenes.

  

Note: I did make changes to the model subsequent to creating the video. The illustrations above (Assembly and Orthographic Views) reflect a later design.

 Tim

http://killenwood.com

 


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