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 just a little “high-tech” aluminum riveted to some 1?4" plywood, I was able to build a lightweight chest that was portable and heavy-duty. Then, to keep everything organized, I added removable dividers, a sliding tray, and a pull-out bin. There’s even a small rack inside to provide quick access to often-used tools. And you can arrange these accessories any way you want to suit your needs.
SELECT YOUR PLAN PACKAGE
- Metric (unavailable)
What You Get:
- 10 pages of step-by-step instructions
- More than 30 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
- Shop-tested tips and techniques for working with aluminum
- Cutting diagrams, materials lists, and retail sources for project supplies
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.