Cabinetmaker’s Tool Chest | Popular Woodworking
Store all the tools you need in easy reach. by Robert W. Lang Pages 24-31 If I were to make three lists – the tools I want, the tools I own and the tools I need – the last would be the shortest. When I decided to build a wall cabinet for my hand tools, I put my most-used tools close at hand and at eye level, along with plenty of drawer storage for tools I don’t need so often. I spent time sorting through my tools and experimenting. I cut some pieces of 1⁄4"-thick foam core (plywood or car...
Many firsts in this project – first dovetails, first turning, first raised panel doors. Timber is Fijian Mahogany, finished using Osmo polyx-oil. I’m a messy worker and like a lot of space to spread out. My work space is at the rear of our garage. I’m able to spread out on the bench, and store things away quickly in the cupboards below. All the tools I need, I can see quickly, the hanging tool cabinets assist me in the good work practice of “putting things back”