Designed with mobility in mind this chest will come apart for easy transport. It is built similar to assembling a log home or if you remember way back to building with Knex or even Lego (That’s a stretch :). Each piece interlocks with the preceding board.
It was designed to hold a modern cooler within the chest so it is out of site. There is also room for dry goods storage both in the chest and on a sliding shelf or whatever you want to stay out of site.
You can easily modify the plan to suit your needs, longer, shorter whatever meets your requirements.
The curved top will shed inclement weather and keep your valuables dry and out of the elements. Being curved also stops it from becoming a chair or a landing spot for everything else. That way you can access the contents without having to move a pile of stuff <grin>
The plans call for pine as the main building material to keep the cost and weight down however any material will suffice.
Do you ever wish you had your shop tools more organized? This simple tool chest might be the answer.
The tool well on top will hold tools up to 5” high and then there are two drawers at 3” high and the lowest drawer is 3 ½” high. You will be amazed at how much you can store in a single location. The drawers are all 10 ½” deep
This sturdy well designed tool-chest will help put an end to shop clutter. Constructed out of Baltic Birch plywood or an inexpensive hardwood it will provide a home for your regularly used tools. Whether your new tool chest lives on its own roll around cart or on the end of your workbench everything will be within reach when you need it.
The drawer pulls and the carrying handles can be shop made or purchased whatever suits your taste.
This wall hung tool organizer is one of the most useful projects I have ever built for the shop.
You will be amazed for such a small footprint the amount of tools you can safely store in this cabinet. It like having a separate room for your tools.
In addition, being wall hung using a french cleat system this tool chest doesn’t take up any valuable floor space. Because of the design the chest contains the majority of the hand tools and supplies you require on every project.
Everything within the cabinet is adjustable. Be sure to layout your tools first and calculate where you want to place your equipment and how much space you require for each piece. Taking into account easy access and grouping of tools by usage.
As an added bonus your planes, chisels etc. are out of harm’s way and protected from your shop environment and as long as you put them back when you are done they are always easy to find. 🙂
You will be extremely glad you took the time to build this tool organizer.