Tool Storage - Fine Woodworking Plans and Projects

Tool Storage

  • House Your Tools in High StyleHouse Your Tools in High Style

    by Chris Gochnour

    This tool cabinet blends utility and great aesthetics, giving your shop a practical place to house tools in a beautiful package. What's more, it can be built with ...

  • Simple-to-Make Tool Holders for a CabinetSimple-to-Make Tool Holders for a Cabinet

    by Thomas McKenna

    These holders can be adapted to fit any cabinet and can be made in no time

  • The North Bennet Street Tool Chest Project PlanThe North Bennet Street Tool Chest Project Plan

    by Steve Brown

    This tool chest is the first major project for students studying cabinet and furniture making at Boston's North Bennet Street School. Though simple in design and ...

  • Fine Fit for Fine ToolsFine Fit for Fine Tools

    by Tyler Chartier

    Tyler Chartier’s compact cherry briefcase holds all his essential hand-tools. It is featured on the back cover of FWW #195. Learn how he fit so many tools into ...

  • A Cherry Briefcase That Holds 35 ToolsA Cherry Briefcase That Holds 35 Tools

    by Thomas McKenna

    Inspired by the famed H.O. Studley tool chest, a young woodworker built a case to carry his hand tools

  • The Studley Tool Chest Gets a FaceliftThe Studley Tool Chest Gets a Facelift

    by Fine Woodworking editors

    Compare before and after photos of the H.O. Studley Tool Chest to identify repairs and replacement tools

  • Quick-to-Make Tool CabinetQuick-to-Make Tool Cabinet

    by Jan Zoltowski

    This hanging tool cabinet holds more than 300 tools, while covering only about 12 sq. ft. of wall. It does this through judicious use of space, with thin tools ...

  • 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 ...

  • Fine Furniture for ToolsFine Furniture for Tools

    by Steven Bunn

    Steven Thomas Bunn needed a toolbox that, like the journeyman’s boxes, was an advertisement and demonstration of his capabilities. He ruled out wall-hung options ...

  • 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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