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Project by Garald Ansley posted 635 days ago 1654 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Simple quick tool chest made of plywood. Some poplar, pine, and whatever scrap pieces I had around for the interior. I originally was going to make a hanging tool cabinet but I started running out of room in it. So I decided to give the tool chest design a try. I must say i sure am impressed with all the tools it holds and I find it more convienient for me to have them in a chest as opposed to a hanging cabinet. Nothing fancy here but I am sure ill get plenty of years of service out of it.

Dimensions are 39” by 24” and 24” high cut out of one sheet of 3/4 ply.

-- Garald, Mayetta, KS





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bonobo

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#1 posted 635 days ago

Looks great .What are the dimensions? Were you able to get all the pieces out of a single 4×8 sheet? Do you think you might still add some skirting?

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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JasonC73

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#2 posted 635 days ago

This is great! I am just about to start a project making some military style footlockers to hold our camping equipment. Would love some dimensions if you have the time.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 635 days ago

A super looking tool box full of great tools.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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doordude

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#4 posted 635 days ago

great use of plywood. you’ve got a lot of special hand tools to keep safe and organized

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#5 posted 635 days ago

Looks great and a great way to store your tools.

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

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workerinwood

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#6 posted 634 days ago

Nice job, well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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parkerdude

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#7 posted 633 days ago

What’s wrong with you, haven’t you heard of electricity?

Those tools will never work, you need at least 10 hp to make wood chips 8-}

Ok, ok, just joking.

I know the project is the tool chest, and it is nice, but the tools look sweeter than pie!

GOOD JOB!

p.s. If you ever decide to break this addiction to un-powered tools, I could store them for you.

Ha-ha

-- dust control

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Garald Ansley

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#8 posted 633 days ago

parkerdude….heh heh

My tool collection got started from some hand me down tools that were my great great grandfathers who worked as a carpenter in the late 1800’s, just a few of em, after that i found out that collecting the tools was just as addicting as using them!

-- Garald, Mayetta, KS

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