Build a Hanging Tool Cabinet

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Introduction: Hanging Tool Cabinet

Get an overview of Fine Woodworking art director Michael Pekovich's latest project, a traditional hanging tool cabinet featuring beautiful dovetail joinery.

Episode 1: Designing a Custom Tool Cabinet

Take stock of the tools you own, and the tools you'd like to own, as Michael Pekovich walks you through the design process for building your own custom cabinet.

Episode 2: Case and Door Box Joinery

Learn how to cut precise dovetail joinery with the aid of a tablesaw as Michael Pekovich begins construction of the main case and two door boxes.

Episode 3: Case and Door Glue-Up

Learn how to prepare your tool cabinet for a square, trouble-free glue-up.

Episode 4: Door Panels

Learn how to create beautiful door panels using simple stub tenon joinery.

Episode 5: Plane Till and Gallery

House your handplanes in high style by building a traditional plane gallery and till for your tool cabinet. Episode 6 coming November 2, 2012.

Episode 6: Interior Shelves and Panels

Outfit your tool cabinet with swing-out panels, door shelving, drawers, and more.

Episode 7: Custom Tool Storage

Learn how to create custom storage for all your favorite tools as Mike Pekovich finishes outfitting his hanging tool cabinet.

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