Benchtop Heirloom Tool Chest
This compact and handsome storage project creates the perfect place for your small hand tools.
Building a tool chest like this is a good way to hone skills that you can use in furniture projects. In the process of building this relatively small project, you'll learn about working with veneer, cutting small parts accurately, and building smooth-sliding drawers. The payoff is a project that serves as a fitting home for the hand tools you rely on most. More than that, it's an inspiration every time you step into your shop.
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What You Get:
- 9 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
- 35 full-color photos and illustrations
- Tips and techniques from our shop for worry-free construction and assembly
- Retail sources for hardware and supplies
- Shop-tested guarantee from the editors of Woodsmith
Note: After your purchase, you will receive an email containing a PDF attachment of your purchased plan, as well as instructions for logging in to download the plan and access any other associated files and videos, which will all be located on this page.
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.