Tool Storage - Fine Woodworking Plans and Projects

Tool Storage

Most woodworking shops start with a little pegboard wall for storing tools, or a drawer or shelf. Through time, as the number of tools increases, the need for storing them efficiently also increases. In a well-thought-out tool storage system the most
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  • Clever CountertopClever Countertop

    by Douglas Campbell

    This long work counter spans an entire wall and has storage underneath. Beneath the spacious top is a clever leg design that maximizes the yield from a sheet of ...

  • A Cabinet for Hand ToolsA Cabinet for Hand Tools

    by Michael Pekovich

    When planning a new hand-tool cabinet for his workshop, Mike Pekovich wanted to pack in more storage than his old cabinet without taking up more wall space. He ...

  • Tool Chest with DrawersTool Chest with Drawers

    by Michael Pekovich

    This traveling tool box is designed to hold your essential hand tools, keeping them close at hand on a benchtop or countertop and tucking away easily when not in ...

  • Best-Ever Outfeed TableBest-Ever Outfeed Table

    by John White

    An outfeed table helps make tablesaw operation safer and provides valuable workspace for assembly and finishing. But the space beneath it is often wasted. John ...

  • Behind the Scenes at Trading SpacesBehind the Scenes at Trading Spaces

    by Asa Christiana

    Go with the FWW editor to the popular makeover TV series for an exclusive look at how the carpenters and crew do their work.

  • Behind the Scenes at Trading Spaces: Day 0Video: Behind the Scenes at Trading Spaces: Day 0

    with Asa Christiana

    The crew gets a head start to set up the carpentry area.

  • Tool Cabinet for a WorkbenchTool Cabinet for a Workbench

    by Lon Schleining

    This workbench tool cabinet is designed to complement the Essential Workbench, featured in Tools and Shops, Winter 2003/2004 and designed by Lon Schleining and ...

  • Heirloom Tool ChestHeirloom Tool Chest

    by Chris Gochnour

    The tool chest described in this article is practical, enduring, and simple. Building it with handtools can be a bridge to an era when woodworkers had an abundance ...

  • A Clever Tool CaseA Clever Tool Case

    by Yeung Chan

    Yeung Chan found that wall storage wasnt enough for his beloved handmade handtools, especially on installation jobs. So he came up with his own solution, a portable ...

  • An Inspired Tool ChestAn Inspired Tool Chest

    by Bill Crozier

    Early in his woodworking study, Bill Crozier had the luck to examine Duncan Phyfe’s tool chest, a ruggedly built blanket chest with drawers and compartments inside ...

  • Toolbox Tours de ForceToolbox Tours de Force

    by Vincent Laurence

    Readers share inspiring photos of their toolboxes -- nine exceptional examples of fine chests and wall-mounted cabinets. They range from small, portable inlaid ...

  • A Cabinetmaker's Tool ChestA Cabinetmaker's Tool Chest

    by Tony Konovaloff

    Tony Konovaloff took an old tool chest he built early in his career and improved on it. The original had eight drawers, removable boxes and racks to hold tools ...

  • Making a Chisel CabinetMaking a Chisel Cabinet

    by Carl Dorsch

    Inspired by the work of James Krenov, Carl Dorsch designed a small, single-door wall cabinet for his chisel collection, and though it’s on the extravagant side, ...

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