Building the Perfect Tool Chest

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Popular Woodworking Books, Jun 19, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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Build the tool chest of your dreams!

Why spend money on prepackaged tool boxes when you can make something better from scratch - a tool box tailored to your specific needs?

In Building the Perfect Tool Chest, master craftsman Jim Stack provides complete materials lists, plans and step-by-step instructions for building 15 stylish, yet practical, designs. Perfect for hand tools and power tools alike, projects range from elegant rolling cabinets to utilitarian tote boxes - a selection that ensures something for every woodworker, no matter what your level of skill.

It's all the guidance you need to craft the tool chest design you've been dreaming of - classic, contemporary or uniquely your own!

Projects include:

  • Handy box
  • Small tool chest
  • Tool caddy
  • Ten-drawer chest
  • Jim's toolbox
  • Rolling tool cabinet
  • Cabinetmaker's chest
  • Journeyman's tote box
  • Sliding-door cabinet
  • Plane cabinet & case
  • Pegboard-lover's cabinet
  • Fly-tying box
  • Southwestern chest
  • Curved-front chest
  • 21st-century tool cabinet
 

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Tools must be stored safely, but they also must be accessible. The toolboxes used for this purpose are often thought of as purely utilitarian. But some do-it-yourselfers want to put them on display ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
Handy Box
10
Small Tool Chest
16
Tool Caddy
20
Tendrawer Chest
26
Jims Toolbox
32
Rolling Tool Cabinet
38
Cabinetmakers Chest
44
Slidingdoor Cabinet
62
Chriss Plane Cabinet Case
68
Pegboardlovers Cabinet
80
Flytying Box
86
Southwestern Chest
94
Curvedfront Chest
106
21stcentury Tool Cabinet
116
Suppliers
126

Journeymans Tote Box
54
Index
127

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