High-Tech Tool Chest

This heavy-duty tool chest has lots of handy storage and great organization with an easy-to-build lightweight design. It seems like every tool chest we’ve ever had was too heavy to move around once it was loaded up with tools. Well that’s not the case any more. With...

Drop-Side Tool Tote

The unique design of this versatile tool carryall gives you easy access to everything inside. Many portable tool boxes take a top-down approach to storing tools. This works fine for storing just a few things. The problem is that the items on the bottom can be hard to...

Utility Tool Tote

This combination tool tote and step stool is easy to build and a handy addition to any shop. As you can see this versatile tote has a lot of room for tools. And with a sliding tray and a couple of “cubbies” for things like a glue bottle a tape measure or hardware it...

Portable Clipboard Storage Case

Finger joints add classic styling and strength to this hardworking take-along shop desk. When you’re planning a project and putting together a materials list it’s nice to be able to keep all my drawings pencils and supplies in one place. The portable clipboard...

Top-Notch Sanding Tote

Keep all your sanding supplies within easy reach using this handy tote. Sanding is an important step in any project. While it’s not everyone’s favorite task it’s a little more enjoyable when you have all your supplies organized and close at hand....

Go-Anywhere Tool Tote

With plenty of room for all your essential tools this easy-to-build tote packs in some interesting techniques and looks great too. There’s a balancing act that goes into designing a tool tote. On one hand it should be big enough for everything you might need. On the...

Chisel Rack

Behind each chisel sandwiched between the two plates is a magnet strong enough to hold even the largest chisel in place. In most chisel racks the chisels simply dangle loosely occasionally knocking against one another and dulling the edges. This rack is very...

Curved-Lid Tool Chest

Classic box joints and a coopered lid combine to create a stylish home for your tools. Traditionally box joints are used to make boxes with straight sides and corners. So how do you make “curved” box joints like you see on the lid of this tool chest? It may seem...

Leather Tool Holder

Create rugged great-looking tool holders with just a few tools some scraps of leather and an afternoon. Purchased leather tool holders make it easy to both protect and transport edge tools like chisels scrapers and small planes. The only problem is that these tool...

Tackle Box Tool Tote

Tote your hand tools tackle or craft supplies in style with this one-of-a-kind wooden tool box. There’s no denying that this tool tote looks great. Wood and brass combine to give it a traditional look and style. And despite what you may think it isn’t all that...