Gent’s Chest

A simple box for household tools. This project is an adaptation of a 19th-Century Gentleman’s Tool Chest typically containing a set of fancy household tools. This example is made simpler by the use of dimensional lumber nailed butt joints and applied moulding –...

Pirate Chest

Masonry nails and two XXL leather belts impart the “arghh!” in this build. Masonry nails and two XXL leather belts impart the ‘arghh!’ in this build. This “pirate chest” is really just a simple box. What gives it appeal is the curved top which is...

Fly Tying Box

You can try casting about for a better fly-tying box but you won’t find a more handsome organizer than this one crafted from very solid Baltic birch plywood. You can try casting about for a better fly-tying box but you won’t find a more handsome organizer...

Cabinetmaker’s Chest

Craft this classy—and classic—basic tool chest for yourself! Craft this classy—and classic—basic tool chest for yourself! It will hold several screwdrivers wrenches pliers and socket sets. If you want a larger version just add more drawers or make the top deeper. We...

Tool Caddy

If you’re looking for the ultimate in handy-dandy tool chests this one will surely fit the bill. If you’re looking for the ultimate in handy-dandy tool chests this one will surely fit the bill. Inspired by the suitcase-like chests popular in the...

Jim’s Tool Box

Popular Woodworking pro Jim Stack fashioned this toolbox for his own personal use so you know it’s a good design. Popular Woodworking pro Jim Stack fashioned this toolbox for his own personal use so you know it’s a good design. And at around 15″ x...

Handy Tool Box

This toolbox is perfect for holding all those everyday tools you use around the house. Why drag a big tool box around when you can make this handy-dandy smaller one to hold all the tools you’ll need for everyday house repairs. The techniques used are simple and...

Cabinetmaker’s Tool Chest

This elegant compact chest is designed to keep all of your favorite hand tools and accessories safe and secure. The words "treasure chest" come to mind when I look at this cabinetmaker’s chest and it isn’t hard to see why. But the real treasure...

Heirloom Tool Chest

Striking veneer combines with simple plywood construction to create a fitting home for all your fine woodworking tools. With graceful lines and contrasting woods this furniture-grade tool chest is nice enough to be displayed in your home. But once you see all the...

Tambour Tool Cabinet

The combination of a traditional look abundant storage and unique function makes this cabinet the perfect home for your trusted tools. Building a finely crafted home for special hand tools such as this tambour tool cabinet can be a labor of love. The design concept...