Multifunction toolbox

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Project by Greedo posted 800 days ago 4307 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a wooden toolbox that also acts like a workbench with lots of clamping abilities, these simply lock on the systainers so that you always have a portable workbench with you.

i had to make a couple prototypes to get it right, but the result is there. i made several ones for myself of different height, one of them i plan on turning into a portable jigsaw/router table.
I occasionally go help other woodworkers on job sites, and having them not be equipped properly always annoys me. thats where i got the incentive to make this, and it’s simply fantastic to have a mini workbench with you that doubles as a tool box.
i made a video demonstrating it:

for those who are interested i made a 26 page instruction manual with everything you need to build this, including plans, jigs and pictures. I have a page about it on my site
For a small fee you can buy the plans.

thanks for watching!

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#1 posted 800 days ago

wow cleaver idea

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#2 posted 800 days ago

great infomercial ! No, really liked it, going to have to see how much you want for plans :)

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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#3 posted 800 days ago

You should do a link for guys in the US that would like your plans , very cool idea you have .

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#4 posted 800 days ago

Great idea.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 800 days ago

thanks for the comments, if you follow the link to my web page you can buy the plans there. They are in metric just like the systainers, but i added directions for those who use imperial measures and materials as well.

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#6 posted 800 days ago

brilliant. I will give these a crack myself. Festool will be asking you soon to sign over the plans!

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#7 posted 799 days ago

cool :-)
thanks for sharing


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#8 posted 799 days ago

Super cool idea.
Got to love those.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#9 posted 791 days ago

That is so cool.

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#10 posted 791 days ago

I am always amazed by people walking an extra mile to post plans and details. Thumbs up!

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#11 posted 790 days ago

That’s pretty clever.


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