This wall-mounted tool chest has space for every conceivable hand tool. Four layers of storage, to be exact: in the deep main doors, on a pair of shallow inner doors, on the back board of the cabinet, and in a shallow, removable tray that sits behind the inner doors and in front of the back board. To keep access quick and straightforward, the tray slides side-to-side in dovetailed tracks.
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It's on the page you mentioned, under "online extras", named "Dan Smith's Dream Shop and Tool Chest".
Just where is the video referenced as on the third page of the PDF?
"For a video visit to Dan Smith’s shop
and a look inside his tool chest, go to
I am from FWW, replying to almost every comment on the site. I just can't keep replying individually to requests for plans over and over.
I'm here though!
Why are there no replies to any of these questions? Has everyone at Fine Woodworking been wiped out like the movie 3 Days of The Condor?
If you scroll down a little, you'll see the online extra video on the right.
Great example of why print magazines are failing to cross digital divide: there is no online extra, just a pdf of article. And indeed the log in process is so FUBAR (even on this page I am asked to subscribe despite being a logged on Member" that you'll loose to Youtube everyday.
@user-6525250, I understood from Ben's comment back in November there'd be no plans offered.
everyone is asking for plans. Are they going to be made available?
ya! plans mang!
As one surgeon to another, I admire your craftsmanship and fully expect that your work in the OR is no less exceptional.
Plans would be nice
Daniel, I congratulate you on a stunning evocation of the Studley tool chest we all aspire to, re-imagined for the 21st century. Brothers...never mind plans, the thing is to make your own, just to suit your own space and requirements.Daniel, I'm guessing your work in the OR is just as spectacular. Kudos, & Happy Holidays!
plans, plans, plans. the beauty og the design and functionality are stunning. this is a great inspiration for newer members to learn the craft so that we can create this level of excellence. i realize that this is intimidating for a beginner, but a good challenge for an intermediate.
Nice, saw first on dream shop U tube, expected to see plans available here
I aspire to reach your level of craftsmanship, but also your vision as it applies to design. Stunning!!
I too, would welcome the opportunity to purchase plans.
Beautiful tool cabinet! Would like the plans plany plans....please.
Yep, Nice project. I too was hoping for plans...
No plans. Just what's in the article.
Second on the plans. As soon as I saw it in the magazine I wanted to make it a project.
Great cabinet! Any plans available?
Thanks for the comment. It was a fun project to build.
Daniel, this is a cleverly designed tool cabinet. I enjoyed your departure from the usual methods of tool holding.
Adding hardware is often one of the trickier parts of a project, and this toolbox is no exception. In this video, Matt installs the door pins and lock in a way that ensures perfect alignment of the door.