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Wall-hung tool cabinet. Double doors open to reveal three small drawers and five 8"-deep shelves. The doors are recessed to store chisels, squares, and other small tools. Overall dimensions: 45"x32"x11" deep (closed).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Winter 1987 (v.3#4) pg. 34

A woodworker's tool cabinet. Elegant closed cabinet (48" tall, 36" wide, 12" deep) sits on top of support stand with two open shelves. The cabinet features 12 storage drawers, 9 storage compartments, and raised-panel double doors with room for hanging tools. Overall height of complete unit is 78".
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep-Oct 1989 (v.5#5) pg. 40

Simple tool holder made from a block of styrofoam.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #14 May-Jun 1990 pg. 8

Make a slotted shelf to store circular saws, saber saws and routers in their "natural" positions.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #16 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 12

Tip suggests how to use old coat hangers and mouse traps as hanging devices in the shop.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #34 Sep-Oct 1993 pg. 22

Sliding storage rack for tools and hardware is suspended from the ceiling using heavy-duty sliding door track and rollers.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #43 Feb 1995 pg. 26

Flexible shop shelving system allows shelves to be slid in and out of the dadoed uprights. Built from 1/2" and 1/4" plywood.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #67 Aug 1998 pg. 96

Build your own shop cabinets (both wall-mounted and base cabinets). From raw plywood to finished cabinets in 10 steps.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #71 Feb 1999 pg. 42

Roll-around multi-drawer shop cabinet. Features full-extension drawers (using inexpensive slides) and plywood construction. Est. cost: $155.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #72 Apr 1999 pg. 79

Dust-free storage box for tools features a lift-and-slide door arrangement which does not take extra space.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #73 Jun 1999 pg. 108

Tool storage ideas. (1) Rack for long, heavy bar clamps. (2) Wall-hung rack for chisels. (3) Vertical pegboard racks that slide out from underneath workbenches. (4) Multi-drawer cabinet where drawer bottoms do double duty as drawer slides. (5) Box for circular saw blades. (6) Wall-hung rack for all your squares. (7) Slotted shelf for portable tools with bits and blades left in place.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #74 Aug 1999 pg. 58

Tool storage "book". Plywood panels attached to a wall with hinges will hold a large amount of tools in a small space.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #79 Apr 2000 pg. 100

Shelving for perf-board is made from beveled 2x4 stock and "L" hooks.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #80 Jun 2000 pg. 8

Floor drawers. Plywood boxes fitted with non-swiveling wheels are used to store wood scraps and little-used tools.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #80 Jun 2000 pg. 8

Wall-hung organizer for cordless drills and chargers.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #82 Oct 2000 pg. 34

Simple storage rack for small squares, scraper blades, etc.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #88 Aug 2001 pg. 96

Giant shop-storage cabinet features perf-board panels, adjustable shelves and swing-out interior compartments. Overall dimensions (closed): 24"x30"x72" tall. Est. cost: $250.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #91 Dec 2001 pg. 88

Sturdy, roll-around shopcart with two shelves is built from plywood. Overall dimensions: 20"x32"x34" tall.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #96 Oct 2002 pg. 56

Tool cabinet features cubbyholes with adjustable shelves for small power tools and lots of wide drawers of various depths. Overall dimensions: 80" high, 33" wide, 27" deep. Built mostly of plywood. Est. cost: $350.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #96 Oct 2002 pg. 60

How to build a carpenters tool caddy. Caddy is 22" long, 8" wide and 10" deep with a carrying rod across the middle and 2 removable trays that fit inside.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1977 (v.67#10) pg. 80

Make a "tote bench", a small stool and tool-box combination.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1983 (v.73#11) pg. 66

How to build a 22" long tool tote.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1985 (v.75#4) pg. 38

A handy tool tote for those small tools which are most used.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1982 (v.6#2) pg. 8

Simple tray (or tool tote) for use on the patio. 14"x20" shallow tray is divided into two compartments and has a dowel handle for carrying.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1983 (v.6#10) pg. 16

Make a wooden tool box to fit your needs. Two designs shown along with tips for customizing. Built mostly from plywood.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1985 (v.8#6) pg. 10, 29

Simple wall hung storage cabinet, without doors, is made from plywood. Ideal for storing garden tools.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1985 (v.8#8) pg. 30

The ultimate portable toolbox. A set of three nesting boxes that stack and roll as one unit. Lower unit has storage for power tools and one drawer. Middle unit has one drawer and room for separate metal power tool cases. Top unit stores smaller hand tools (screwdrivers, planes, etc.). Built of plywood. Overall dimensions: 18"x24"x34" high. Complete instructions are not provided.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1988 (v.11#5) pg. 10

Tote-a-Tool. Wheeled tool cart (42" high) has a pivoting shelf with holes and compartments for holding tools and hardware, a fixed lower shelf, a holder for a reel of extension cord and an electric outlet.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1992 (v.15#7) pg. 15

Wall-mounted workshop cabinet for tools (7"x48"x36" high) designed for flexibility. Cabinet's internal layout can be changed by rearranging the storage units hung on rails. Rails on the outside door panels have holders for screwdrivers, chisels, drill bits, and other tools.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1993 (v.16#5) pg. 37

Tools of the trade. A five-level tool chest (19"x37"x18" high) has dovetailed corners, casters and eight removable trays.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1993 (v.17#1) pg. 31

Shop-built plywood storage boxes for your portable power tools and accessories.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1995 (v.18#9) pg. 16

Cabinet for small power tools with cords allows storage of tool without winding up the cord.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1997 (v.21#3) pg. 40

A craftsman's toolchest. Build a large, roll-around wooden cabinet (60" wide, 23" deep, 70" tall). Two 7" deep doors pivot open on separate casters to reveal in-the-door tool storage plus 28 drawers and other compartments in the main case.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 34

Paint and cutouts decorate craft carryalls (tool boxes).
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1981 (v.12#1) pg. 6

Wall-hung tool storage rack is 28" wide, 51" long, and 4" deep. Designed to hold all the basic tools a family will need.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 18 1979 (v.92#13) pg. 82

Wooden tool carrier is made from pine and lattice.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 94, 137

Tool-carrying modules built from plywood and pine can hang above a workbench or be carried to a work site.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #193 Oct 1978 (v.28#8) pg. 76

Old-fashioned tool box (34" long, 8" wide, 9" deep) is built from pine 1x12s with a dowel for the handle.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #195 Jan 1979 (v.29#1) pg. 36

Organize your shop with this wall-hung tool cabinet built mostly from plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #224 Dec 1981 (v.31#10) pg. 20

Two step-stools that double as tool boxes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #226 Feb 1982 (v.32#2) pg. 54

Tip: Cut up rubber-covered wire dish racks to make storage racks for shop use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #233 Nov 1982 (v.32#9) pg. 99

Tip: Use plastic cigar containers to hold small tools on your pegboard tool rack.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #234 Dec 1982 (v.32#10) pg. 70

Simple tool caddy is intended to contain only basic hand tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #255 Jan 1985 (v.35#1) pg. 74

Maximize storage with this sliding pegboard design. Pull-out racks of 1/4"-thick pegboard let you store tools on both sides.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #290 Jul-Aug 1988 (v.38#6) pg. 62

Tip: Use rigid foam block to store small pointed objects.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #293 Nov-Dec 1988 (v.38#9) pg. 87

Storage racks for drills, saber saws, and other electrical tools fit between 2x4 wall studs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #300 Jul-Aug 1989 (v.39#7) pg. 91

Make a tool holder from hardware cloth (wire mesh).
FAMILY HANDYMAN #309 Jun 1990 (v.40#6) pg. 80

Tip on using rigid foam plastic to store small pointed tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 46

Setting up a workshop. (1) Building a workbench with a 24"x60" work surface. Includes two shelves for storage and a 21"x28"x23" compartment to hold a shop vacuum. (2) Wall-hung shelving for storage.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 67

Tip on using florist's foam board to store pointed tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 44

Tool holder made by gluing various lengths and diameters of PVC pipe together.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #352 Oct 1994 (v.44#9) pg. 46

Using elastic cord (instead of more expensive hooks) to hang tools on perforated hardboard panels. Includes idea for a simple wall-hung tool storage cabinet with a perforated hardboard door.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #360 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.45#7) pg. 100

Wooden cabinet with slide-out vertical panels of pegboard hold a large number of small tools in an compact space.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #366 Mar 1996 (v.46#3) pg. 79

Tip shows how to extend metal Peg-Board pegs with dowels.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #367 Apr 1996 (v.46#4) pg. 24

Tip suggests how to make a wall-hung "book" for storing small tools.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #377 Apr 1997 (v.47#4) pg. 17

Storage rack for tools and small parts begins by attaching wire fencing material to open wall studs. Sections of the wire are cut and bent as needed to form hooks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #395 Feb 1999 (v.49#2) pg. 106

Tip: Offset the handle in the "standard" carpenter's wooden toolbox to make it easier to carry.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #26 Apr-May 1985 pg. 16

The carpenter's toolbox. A close look at some old and new designs.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #29 Oct-Nov 1985 pg. 39
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #31 Feb-Mar 1986 pg. 4

Tip: Use a dental chest to store tools.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 24

Ideas for a large (12"x12"x32") portable toolbox includes an adjustable shoulder strap.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #54 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 28

Tools on wheels. Custom rigs for moving tools of the trade. (1) Miter-saw stand. (2) Radial arm saw cabinet. (3) Rolling tool bench. (4) Tool-barrow.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #69 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 70

Tool cabinet with removable trays. Several design ideas shown along with the basic dimensions.
FINE WOODWORKING #11 Summer 1978 pg. 80

Make simple tool holders. (1) Masonite and wood tool holder. (2) Tool holders from lengths of garden hose.
FINE WOODWORKING #24 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 20

Bigfoot tool rack. A free-standing tool rack pulls over close to your workbench to provide space to set hand and power tools while working on a project.
FINE WOODWORKING #24 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 72

A joiners tool case. Wooden tool box with dovetail joints and sliding drawers holds a variety of handtools.
FINE WOODWORKING #24 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 76

A cabinetmaker's tool cabinet. Closed, the unit measures 44" wide, 38" tall and 13" deep. It features tool storage on doors, in 24 drawers and in pigeon holes.
FINE WOODWORKING #30 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 56

Tip: How to use both sides of magnetic-bar tool holders.
FINE WOODWORKING #50 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 12

Carver's tool chest includes three drawers which ride on moving wooden slides that allow full extension.
FINE WOODWORKING #59 Jul-Aug 1986 pg. 52

Tip: Make covers for your chisels, gouges, and other sharp tools from "Plastic Dip".
FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 8

Looped-cord storage system is used to hang tools, bags of hardware, or tin cans holding small parts.
FINE WOODWORKING #70 May-Jun 1988 pg. 8

Wall-mounted cleat system allows storage racks to be removed or rearranged as desired.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 12

Tip: Use wine bottle corks to protect pointed tools (awls, compass points, etc.).
FINE WOODWORKING #78 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 10

A cabinetmaker's tool chest for hand tools features dovetail corner joints and lift-up top. Removable interior boxes, drawers, and racks are designed to store many tools in the least amount of space. Overall dimensions: 22"x40"x22" tall.
FINE WOODWORKING #90 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 62

Wall-hung tool cabinet (42"x40"x9" deep) features 18 drawers, two shelves, frame-and-panel doors, and a lot of dovetails (through, half-blind, tapered, sliding, ...) in the construction. An elegant design with crown molding and beautiful wood that can be adapted for any use.
FINE WOODWORKING #96 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 63

Versatile shop storage solutions. Wheels for base cabinets and a cleat-mounting system for wall cabinets make for easy rearranging. Drawers and shelving are interchangeable because the drawer/shelf guides are uniformly spaced.
FINE WOODWORKING #105 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 79

Fine furniture for tools. Tool chest and base features 20 removable drawers, frame-and-panel doors, elegant design, etc. Could be adpated for a linen chest, china cupboard, entertainment center, etc. Overall dimensions: Cabinet (43"x17"x39" tall) sets on a 28" tall four-legged base.
FINE WOODWORKING #108 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 60

Tip on hanging tools using a "toggle" (a short length of dowel attached to a length of cord using a clove hitch).
FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 22

Tip on installing fold-away tool compartments in the recessed space beneath overhead wall-hung cabinets.
FINE WOODWORKING #125 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 26

Three styles of simple tool carriers you can build.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1980 (v.4#9) pg. 68

Miniature tool box is handy receptical.
HOME CRAFTSMAN Jan 1963 pg. 72

Household utility chest and step stool. One step and supporting flaps fold down from the side. Three drawers open from one end of the stool.
HOME MECHANIX #684 Apr 1985 (v.81) pg. 96, 104

Home carpenter's box is built from pine and has a hollow steel pipe handle. Handle has a removable cap on one end for storing hacksaw blades. Slot in the center of the box stores a handsaw, which is accessed from the outside of one end. Lift-out tray holds smaller tools.
HOME MECHANIX #684 Apr 1985 (v.81) pg. 96, 98

Reproduction of a farrier's box. May also be used as a magazine rack.
HOME MECHANIX #687 Jul 1985 (v.81) pg. 82, 87

Workshop to go. Organize your shop with this system of hanging power-tool boxes and hand-tool trays. They can be hung on the wall or hung on a special hand truck and rolled to the job.
HOME MECHANIX #790 Nov 1994 (v.90) pg. 46

Sturdy cart on casters is designed to hold a large metal tool box. Lower shelf stores a tool tote.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1985 (v.10#9) pg. 8

A list of the basic tools that apartment dwellers and homeowners should have. Includes plans for constructing a toolbox to carry them.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 124

How to build a professional tool box. Basic box has compartments in the base for an all-around selection of tools, a side compartment for level and chalkline, and a lift-out container for chisels. A dowel across the top serves as a carrying handle.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #5 Spring 1977 (v.2#1) pg. 124

A combination box cabinet and drawers store tools in a minimum of space.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Nov-Dec 1980 (v.5#6) pg. 82

Metric tool caddy. A simple sheet metal project involves making this tool caddy (tote or tool box) from a plan which gives all the dimensions in millimeters.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Oct 1978 (v.67#7) pg. 39

Photos illustrate well arranged school shop tool storage including a small parts bin made from tin cans.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1980 (v.69#4) pg. 24

Catchall or small tool tote box is fabricated from a 6"x8" piece of sheet metal, plus a wood dowel handle.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Sep 1980 (v.69#6) pg. 28

Electrician's tote box.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #425 Oct 1963 (v.59) pg. 109

Wall-hung tool rack (cabinet) opens up to reveal tools.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #498 Nov 1969 (v.65) pg. 136

A guide to tool boxes. A look at a number of styles for the home handyman.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #536 Jan 1973 (v.69) pg. 96

Rolling shelves for your shop. A 4-shelf cabinet, open on both sides and mounted on casters, holds both shop tools and supplies. The shelves get narrower from bottom to top.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #598 Mar 1978 (v.74) pg. 143

Build a stepbox, a portable toolbox that also serves as a short stepladder. Unit is 19" high, 18" wide and 12" deep and is built from pine and plywood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #610 Mar 1979 (v.75) pg. 89

Wooden toolbox doubles as an 18" high stepstool.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #649 Jun 1982 (v.78) pg. 66B

Simple tool caddy made from pegboard and wood.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 58

Three home organizers you can build. (1) Lockable storage drawers for cleaning supplies which fit underneath the kitchen sink. (2) A simple wall hung shelf to hold laundry cleaning supplies. (3) A combination toolbox and stepstool.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #671 Apr 1984 (v.80) pg. 90

Build a tool caddy to clean up your workbench. A stair-step unit (with holes) to hold tools of various shapes and sizes.
MODEL RAILROADER Jul 1998 (v.65#7) pg. 111

Tip: Make a paper sheath to cover chisels, gouges, wood turning tools, etc. Made from wrapping paper and glue, it will keep your tools sharp.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 29

Woodworker's tool chest. Built of mahogany, it features brass trim and small drawers and pigeon holes for storing tools and supplies. Est. cost: $115.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1981 (v.2#6) pg. 45

Simple carpenters tool box is 10" wide, 12" tall and 32" long. Built from plywood. Est. cost: $10.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1982 (v.3#9) pg. 47

Tool holders from metal tubing.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1963 (v.119#1) pg. 184

Make a tool holder from a bleach bottle or detergent bottle.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1963 (v.120#2) pg. 146

Variations on a roll-around shop and mechanic's cart.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1966 (v.125#2) pg. 155

Perforated hardboard panels hold tools on wall and also lift-out of wall holders to form tool caddies for carrying tools to the job.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1967 (v.127#1) pg. 190

Photo shows simple caddy for tools and parts.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1968 (v.129#3) pg. 143

Wall-hung toolbox is a simple two-shelf unit with pegboard back for hanging tools. Unit is 5" deep, 24" high, and 14" wide.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1969 (v.131#6) pg. 180

Handy fold-up tool easel for hobby projects.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1972 (v.137#6) pg. 116

Updated version of a workbench and tool storage cabinet first featured in 1951. Bench top has 1,100 square inches of space, a wide shaving trough, two vises, bench dogs and lots of closed storage (both shelf and drawer) below. Wall cabinet has 12 drawers and tool racks covered with sliding doors. Overhead lighting and plastic laminate on door fronts make a good looking combination.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1972 (v.138#3) pg. 166

Inexpensive caddy for your tools made by attaching four cutoff milk cartons to a piece of wood, and adding a handle for carrying.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1974 (v.142#6) pg. 167

Open-top tool box and sawhorse combination. A strap is provided for carrying the tool box over your shoulder. The sawhorse part collapses for storage when not needed.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1975 (v.143#6) pg. 34

Build this 17 drawer roll-around tool cabinet for small tools. Drawers can be removed when you are working with those tools. Good for chisels, screwdrivers, small planes and similar items. Built mostly of plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1978 (v.149#3) pg. 126

Small toolbox holds a starter set of tools for a child, or use it for light tools for odd jobs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1978 (v.150#5) pg. 118

A chisel holder that will take up to 40 tools is built from scrap pine. Includes small drawer for honing stones, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1979 (v.151#3) pg. 70D

Plans for a wooden tool chest for a master craftsman. Two halves of the chest bolt together for storage. Lower half has 4 drawers, Top half has a 5"deep, 32"long, 12"wide compartment. Lid has grooves, slots and a retainer for handsaws. Corners of chest are dovetailed.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1979 (v.152#5) pg. 132

Tool caddy made from scrap tin cans, wood, and some hardware.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1980 (v.153#5) pg. 54

Tip: Protect tool accessories from dust and chips by storing them in plastic bags.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1980 (v.154#3) pg. 23

Build this contemporary toolbox. Built-in drawers let you carry small hardware. The top serves as a work surface and includes an adjustable stop. Removable strap for carrying box over shoulder. Built from Baltic Birch plywood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1980 (v.154#5) pg. 116

Make portable or wall-mounted tool storage racks from scraps of hardware cloth (wire mesh) and some wood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1981 (v.155#1) pg. 119

9 ways a professional keeps his shop organized. Includes many ideas for tool storage, hardware storage, tool tables, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1981 (v.155#4) pg. 118

Three mobile automobile service "islands" (roll around tool carts) you can build for under $100.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1981 (v.156#4) pg. 122

5 shop-storage ideas from master craftsmen.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1981 (v.156#5) pg. 122

Two classic toolboxes you can duplicate. (1) Open carpenter's toolbox. (2) Lidded toolbox. Both are reproductions of antiques found in Wheeling W.Va.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1981 (v.156#5) pg. 128

Projects for a master craftsman's shop. Wall-hung storage cabinet for small tools and supplies also features a built-in drawing board.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1982 (v.157#5) pg. 114

Tip: Line tool boxes with felt to protect the edges of cutting tools.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1982 (v.158#4) pg. 55

Build a "master craftsman's" solid cherry toolbox with 6 felt-lined drawers. Est. cost: $65.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1983 (v.159#4) pg. 108

Two portable toolboxes you can build. (1) Spacious tool chest features a lift-out tool tray and a lid-mounted handsaw holder. (2) Open-top toolbox which converts to a sawhorse. Legs stow away for easy transport.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1984 (v.161#10) pg. 114

Build a woodworker's supershop. Combines a rugged 32"x80" workbench, with a roll-around tool cabinet, wall-hung power tool cabinet, clamp organizer and a 26-drawer small-parts cabinet. Built of maple and maple plywood. The entire shop system requires only 27 sq.ft. of floor space.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1984 (v.161#11) pg. 124

Simple modular shelving unit (9" deep, 32" high, 36" wide) features two fixed and two adjustable shelves. Ideal for workshop storage shelves.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1991 (v.168#11) pg. 71

Wall-mounted tool shelf made of wood and equipped with various holes, slots, and brackets is used to store a collection of hand tools.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1991 (v.168#11) pg. 98

Carry-all tool holder displays tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1963 (v.182#1) pg. 133

Holder with shoulder strap displays tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1963 (v.182#3) pg. 141

Tool holder is also a stool.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1963 (v.182#5) pg. 106

Mold a rattle-free case for tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1963 (v.183#1) pg. 120

Pointed tool storage rack uses "pincushion" idea.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1964 (v.184#3) pg. 114

Compact storage corner for hand and power tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1964 (v.185#1) pg. 120

Wooden fitted cases for storing fine tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1964 (v.185#5) pg. 130

Hinged pegboard panels increase wall tool board space.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1965 (v.187#5) pg. 146

Portable wooden carpenter's tool box doubles as a sawhorse, work holder, and has built-in miter box.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1965 (v.187#6) pg. 142

Simple tool rack mounts on the back of a closet door and holds a selection of tools for daily household repairs and adjustments.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1966 (v.188#4) pg. 244

Tool carrying drum made from pegboard.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1968 (v.193#6) pg. 140

Sketch shows wall rack for hanging planes without withdrawing the cutter blades.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1970 (v.197#6) pg. 100

Two rows of brushes, with their bristles touching, hold small tools securely.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1971 (v.198#2) pg. 120

Make a wooden mold and cast your own plastic trays to hold sharp tools like chisels and gouges. The plastic is a closed-cell rigid foamed polyurethane which you mix up and pour into the mold. It expands, fills the mold and hardens into shape.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1975 (v.206#2) pg. 102

Skinny room dividers do more than partition a room. Units featured include (1) fold-out desk divider, (2) dining divider that stores folding table and folding chairs, (3) unit that has display shelves on both sides, (4) Siamese study divider that features two desks for shared bedroom and (5) a divider with pegboard and shelves to store paint & tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1978 (v.212#4) pg. 106

Tool storage compartments are installed in the ceiling of a basement workshop. They swing down for access.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1980 (v.216#3) pg. 153

Tool storage cabinet for screwdrivers, pliers and other small tools features slanted Pegboard shelves which allow you to see all of the tools. Each shelf slides out for easy access to a tool.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1982 (v.220#1) pg. 110

Storage pockets for hand tools, (planes, drills, sanders, etc.) are made by fastening pieces of carpeting inside a simple wood framework.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1983 (v.222#2) pg. 122

Combination tool chest and workbench for the "driveway mechanic" folds up and telescopes into a handy 2-wheel cart you can roll into the garage when finished. Made from 1.5 sheets of plywood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1983 (v.223#2) pg. 90

Roll-around "tool tower" is built from pegboard and rolls over to your job on casters.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1984 (v.224#5) pg. 160

How to build shop cabinets with various combinations of standardized drawers (16" wide, 24" deep) and open cabinets. Built of plywood or particle board.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #58 Jan 1991 (v.10#4) pg. 30

Large wooden tool chest with a lift top is constructed of thin plywood over a framework in order to reduce the weight of the chest. The interior features 3 sliding tool trays. Overall dimensions: 38"x23"x24" tall.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #64 Jan 1992 (v.11#4) pg. 62

Shop storage boxes. Ideas and techniques for making wooden boxes in a variety of shapes and sizes which are custom designed to store various tools, accessories, jigs, etc. Provides a good opportunity to experiment with various styles of corner joint.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #65 Mar 1992 (v.11#5) pg. 72

Rolling shop caddy (cart) incorporates pegboard side panels and plastic storage bins.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #68 Sep 1992 (v.12#2) pg. 40

Tip on making rattle free tool supports (dividers) from the nylon material used in cutting boards.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #80 Sep 1994 (v.14#2) pg. 10

The little shop that could. A mobile woodworking work station built with $500 in machinery and tools. Work station has a work surface that opens out to 96"x 48". The base has two storage cabinets linked by a two-drawer platform that serves as a recessed table saw platform. Est. cost for work station: $250. Includes instructions for building three jigs (straight edge, cross cutting and panel squaring) for the bench top saw.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #91 Jul 1996 (v.16#3) pg. 24, 33
Added Info POPULAR WOODWORKING #110 Sep 1999 (v.19#4) pg. 44 (Upgraded version. Est. cost: $1000)

Another way to recycle. Clever ways to use old garden hose in the shop. (1) Tool holders for screwdrivers, chisels, awls, lathe tools, etc. (2) Tool shields and handles. (3) A holder for starting nails and brads, and for holding cold chisels and punches. (4) Drill bit depth step. (5) Door stop. (6) Holder for scroll saw blades.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #96 May 1997 (v.17#2) pg. 18

Practical cabinets. Utility cabinets for a workshop are built from medium density fiberboard. Est. cost: $250.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #97 Jul 1997 (v.17#3) pg. 30

Organize your shop. A two-door tool cabinet (32"x20"x42" high) is mounted on casters. It has two drawers, one shelf, holders for hand saws, vacuum hose, H-racks for bar and pipe clamps and lathe tools, and a rack for circular saw blades.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #97 Jul 1997 (v.17#3) pg. 74

Stacking storage boxes. Simple wooden boxes fitted with carrying handles and drop-down fronts (for easy access) are designed to be stacked up for storage or toted to the site where needed.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #104 Sep 1998 (v.18#4) pg. 46

Benjamin Seaton's tool chest. A unique 1797 tool chest (located in the Guildhall Museum, Rochester, England) is adapted for modern tool storage. Overall dimensions: 37"x25"x24" tall.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #104 Sep 1998 (v.18#4) pg. 48, Insert

All-purpose utility box or tool box.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Nov 1963 (v.34#11) pg. 105

Various length 3/4" square blocks of wood, with holes drilled in them, are fastened together to make a tool holder.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Apr 1969 (v.40#4) pg. 97

Roll-around shop cart features pegboard panels for tool storage, pull-out trays, frame-and-panel construction, and a 20"x42" work surface.
SHOPNOTES #5 Sep 1992 (v.1) pg. 16

Tool storage. Simple plywood cabinet (22"x32"x16" deep) features uniformly-spaced dadoes to facilitate easy rearrangement of shelves to accommodate various tools.
SHOPNOTES #9 May 1993 (v.2) pg. 24

Wall-mounted tool cabinet (42"x36"x13" deep) has two doors, six shelves (four of which are adjustable), and two storage drawers. Built mostly of 3/4 plywood. Includes special shape toolholders (attached to the back of the doors) for chisels, gent saw, back saw, block plane, framing square, try square, combination square, marking gauge and bevel gauge.
SHOPNOTES #22 Jul 1995 (v.4) pg. 16
Added Info SHOPNOTES #24 Nov 1995 (v.4) pg. 28

Storage cabinet for finishing supplies (32"x12"x75" high) has adjustable shelving. Drop-down work table inside the upper door rests on the open bottom door. A lazy Susan stores inside the cabinet when not being used.
SHOPNOTES #26 Mar 1996 (v.5) pg. 16

Compact, wall-hung storage rack for tools has a frame (41"x24") with 12" deep supports on top and bottom. This frame holds two doors that each have pegboard on front and back. Doors swing out in opposite direction.
SHOPNOTES #27 May 1996 (v.5) pg. 24

Traditional-looking rolling tool cabinet is designed with two separate storage units. The large base cabinet has three drawers and two frame-and-panel doors that close off a two-shelf compartment. The upper unit is a tool chest that sits on top and has four felt-lined drawers for storing precision hand tools.
SHOPNOTES #29 Sep 1996 (v.5) pg. 16

Tip shows how to fasten L-shaped cleats to ceiling joists to store machine tool jigs.
SHOPNOTES #34 Jul 1997 (v.6) pg. 5

Revolving tool station. Corner-cupboard base has an interior turntable that stores portable power tools. On top is a large circular platform that also turns and is designed to hold bench top tools. There is a storage drawer beneath each bench top tool.
SHOPNOTES #35 Sep 1997 (v.6) pg. 16

Wall-mounted shelf holds portable power tools. Compartments beneath each tool hold the coiled power cords.
SHOPNOTES #36 Nov 1997 (v.6) pg. 5

Modular wall storage system for a workshop. Various storage bins, shelves, cabinets, pegboard racks and work surfaces hang on the wall using a grid work of wood and metal conduit. Can be adapted for other rooms (laundry, child's room, etc.).
SHOPNOTES #39 May 1998 (v.7) pg. 16

Stackable plastic crates on a castered base provide storage space for bulky items.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #188 Mar 1992 (v.16#8) pg. 24

Tip on making a adjustable-height tool stand to keep small tools off the floor.
SKINNED KNUCKLES #213 Apr 1994 (v.18#9) pg. 28

Tip: Inexpensive metal storage shelves are fitted with casters and made into a mobile tool crib.
SPORT AVIATION Sep 1988 (v.37#9) pg. 28

Handy rolling 2-shelf utility cart (24"x36") is fitted with a 500 watt halogen light on a pole, extension cord, and outlet boxes.
SPORT AVIATION Dec 1994 (v.43#12) pg. 94

Tip shows how to keep tools orderly and accounted for by outlining the silhouette of each tool on the wall in the place where the tool is to be hung.
SUNSET Jan 1977 (v.158#1) pg. 62

How to make a traditional carpenter's tool carryall for house or garden use.
SUNSET Mar 1977 (v.158#3) pg. 148

Tip shows how to make a simple wooden tool box (10" wide, 12" high, 24" long) with a dowel handle. Suggested as a gift for a young carpenter. Give it in "kit" form to be assembled.
SUNSET Dec 1978 (v.161#6) pg. 129

Tip: Storage system for drawing equipment or workshop materials is a simple wooden box with eleven plastic cutlery trays used as divided drawers.
SUNSET Apr 1979 (v.162#4) pg. 148

How to make tool tray lift-outs that become caddies to carry small hand tools.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 182

Tip: Five-gallon plastic bucket provides storage for an electric extension cord. A second bucket with tool belt pouches attached around the outside rim serves as a tool box.
SUNSET May 1987 (v.178#5) pg. 139

Wooden tool caddies or totes shaped like a snail and a truck.
SUNSET Dec 1988 (v.181#6) pg. 70

Tip on using clear plastic sheeting to make workshop shelves dust-free without hiding their contents.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #52 Jul 1996 (v.9#4) pg. 5

Pine tool box with dowel handle and a little box that is removable.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 4 1980 (v.44#2) pg. 90, 150

Utensil box. A small wooden box is divided into 6 compartments and includes a carrying handle. Use to store kitchen utensils or small tools.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 25 1983 (v.47#2) pg. 67, 168

Tip: Use perforated-hardboard hooks to hold your tool accessories (miter gauge, wrench, etc.). May require drilling holes in the tool stand.
WOOD MAGAZINE #9 Feb 1986 (v.3#1) pg. 18

Wall-hung rack stores and displays your collection of hand planes.
WOOD MAGAZINE #17 Jun 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 52

Woodworker's traditional tool chest features dovetailed corners, two drawers and a lift top. Made of oak. Overall dimensions: 26" long, 11" wide, 13" deep.
WOOD MAGAZINE #19 Oct 1987 (v.4#5) pg. 44

Tip: Use thin-wall plastic pipe to custom-make holders for power tools and hand tools.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 26

Rolling cart with shallow sides serves to store tools beneath a workbench.
WOOD MAGAZINE #41 Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 16

Universal wall cabinet system, a solution to shop clutter. Cabinet (2x4-ft.) has mounting strips on the back panel to support a variety of customized tool holders. Door is maple framed acrylic. Includes guidelines for building cabinets in other sizes and for designing and making customized tool holders.
WOOD MAGAZINE #54 Sep 1992 (v.9#6) pg. 74
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 10

Wall-hung tool storage cabinets feature pegboard all over the back and the inside of the door for maximum flexibility.
WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 58

Tool storage made simple using perforated panels. Tips on hanging panels, selecting hooks, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #72 Sep 1994 (v.11#6) pg. 62

Construct storage drawers that will fit below the lowest shelf of your workbench (or toolstand) and the floor and roll on wooden wheels.
WOOD MAGAZINE #74 Nov 1994 (v.11#8) pg. 30

Tip on using coated-wire baskets (instead of solid-bottom drawers) to store portable workshop tools. They let the sawdust fall away.
WOOD MAGAZINE #79 Jun 1995 (v.12#4) pg. 20

Hollow core foam kneeling pad fastened to a wall or backboard serves as a tool organizer.
WOOD MAGAZINE #99 Oct 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 28

Stay-put tool holders for a pegboard rack.
WOOD MAGAZINE #100 Nov 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 6

Perforated hardboard tool board and cabinet system for tool storage.
WOOD MAGAZINE #100 Nov 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 62

Wall-mounted, swing-out Pegboard rack to store clamps and tools.
WOOD MAGAZINE #103 Feb 1998 (v.15#1) pg. 30

Tip on restraining tools in drawers using an adjustable pegboard system which you customize to the shape of each tool.
WOOD MAGAZINE #116 Aug 1999 (v.16#5) pg. 29

Table saw accessories cabinet. Roll-around cabinet fits under the extension table. Four shallow drawers store blades, jigs, and accessories. May be adapted for other uses.
WOOD MAGAZINE #118 Nov 1999 (v.16#7) pg. 62, Insert

Technique for storing a miter saw or benchtop tool on the wall using a bevel and cleat system.
WOOD MAGAZINE #137 Nov 2001 (v.18#8) pg. 36

Space-saving wall-hung workcenter features a fold-down bench, tool rack and overhead storage cabinets. Constructed of pine, hardboard and plywood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #139 Feb 2002 (v.19#1) pg. 48
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 40 (Leg folding alternative)

Triangular-shaped rotating tool kiosk fits between floor and ceiling and is faced with perforated hardboard.
WOOD MAGAZINE #141 Apr 2002 (v.19#3) pg. 41

Revolving wall-hung carousel with six sides (wings) which also rotate, thus providing a total of twelve surfaces to store tools.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 64

Quick and easy storage shelves on casters are built from 2x4s and plywood. Use for lumber storage and general shop storage. Overall dimensions: 96"x24"x72" tall.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 72

The fingers cut from a leather glove made good holders for small edged tools.
WOODENBOAT #85 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 126

Technique for mounting a storage box on a wall uses two pieces of wood with a matching bevel. The box hangs on the wall but can be simply lifted off for use. A good technique for boxes which store tools.
WOODSMITH #4 Jul 1979 pg. 12

Scrap wood tool holder sits on bench or in drawer. Holds 4 screwdrivers, pliers, scissors, and utility knife.
WOODSMITH #4 Jul 1979 pg. 12

Shop cart rolls around on casters, has 8 storage drawers, 3 storage compartments and a built-in work support for use when cutting long stock on a table saw. Built mostly of plywood.
WOODSMITH #13 Jan 1981 pg. 14

Shop storage cabinet features 12 drawers of various depths. Each drawer is divided up into 2 to 16 compartments for tools or hardware. Built primarily of plywood and hardboard. Dimensions: 17" wide, 16" deep, 35" tall.
WOODSMITH #25 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 4

Tool cabinet. Wall-mounted tool cabinet and matching storage drawer unit features decorative finger joints at each corner. The tool cabinet measures 42"Wx28"Hx10"D and features two doors (3" deep) which open in the middle and also hold tools. The drawer unit measures 42"Wx8"Hx10"D and features 6 small drawers and 2 large drawers. Some of the drawers are equipped with internal dividers.
WOODSMITH #42 Nov-Dec 1985 pg. 10, 13, 18

Wooden case for your favorite chisels doubles as a working display box. Can be adapted for knives, book, etc.
WOODSMITH #63 Jun 1989 pg. 8

Toolbox is built from thin (1/4") wood and features decorative finger joints and a removable tool tray. Overall dimensions: 8"x8"x16".
WOODSMITH #63 Jun 1989 pg. 14

Shop cabinets are customized with any combination of drawers and doors. Use two or more cabinets to supports a bench top. Basic cabinet is built using frame-and-panel method incorporating stub tenon and groove. Overall dimensions: 16" wide, 22" deep, 36" tall.
WOODSMITH #74 Apr 1991 pg. 18, 16

Attractive tool cabinet sits on top of a four-leg base. The cabinet (36"x36"x16" deep) features two frame-and-panel doors, an inner door that doubles the space for hanging tools, and two rows of shelves (one shallow, one deep) that are totally adjustable. The base (30" tall) features a drawer that pulls all the way out on ball bearing slides and an optional shelf. The base itself could also be used as a small workbench or tool stand by adding a top.
WOODSMITH #91 Feb 1994 (v.16) pg. 6

Customized tool hangers made from scrap wood for (1) hand saw, (2) hammer, (3) files, and (4) try square.
WOODSMITH #91 Feb 1994 (v.16) pg. 13

Wall storage system. A pegboard tool rack that uses wall space a lot more efficiently than most pegboards. It features tool racks and storage units that stay put on pegboard using common L-hooks. Special racks attached to the pegboard include storage drawers, shelves, roll sandpaper dispenser, screwdriver racks, etc.
WOODSMITH #93 Jun 1994 (v.16) pg. 20, 18

Tip shows small knife and sharp tool holder for the workbench.
WOODSMITH #107 Oct 1996 (v.18) pg. 5

How to convert the space between open wall studs into storage cabinets by adding shelves and doors.
WOODSMITH #115 Feb 1998 (v.20) pg. 33

Roll-around tool cart features five storage drawers, a storage cabinet with two shelves, and a worktop with replaceable hardboard insert. Constructed of MDF-core plywood, solid-wood frame members, aluminum angle and heavy-duty hardware. Overall dimensions: 39"x23"x36" tall.
WOODSMITH #118 Aug 1998 (v.20) pg. 6

Simple two-level tool box on casters. Two drawers in the top section are interchangeable so that whichever set of tools is being used can be on top of the workbox.
WOODTURNING #47 Nov 1996 pg. 42

Tip on using lengths of PVC pipe to store tools.
WOODWORK #13 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 14

Hang-or-carry toolboard. Store saber saw, portable electric drill, etc. on this tool holder. A piece of plywood is fitted with a hook to hold the tool and cleats around which to wrap the cord. A handle cut in the plywood is used to hang or carry the tool about.
WOODWORKER #1025 Apr 1979 (v.83) pg. 192 (+2)

Cabinetmaker's tool chest. Description and illustrations (drawings) of large trunk-size carpenters chests.
WOODWORKER #1054 Sep 1981 (v.85) pg. 582

Storing tools for a lifetime. Elegant tool storage cabinet is an exercise in the art of fine cabinetmaking. Exposed finger and dovetail joints are part of the decoration. Featues 8 tool storage drawers behind 2 frame-and-panel doors.
WOODWORKER #1086 May 1984 (v.88) pg. 296

The working chest. Strong and simple wooden chest for transporting carpenter's tools. Features six removable drawers.
WOODWORKER #1100 Jul 1985 (v.89) pg. 515

Making equipment boxes. How to design and fabricate wooden storage boxes to hold a particular shop tool and all of its accessories.
WOODWORKER #1100 Jul 1985 (v.89) pg. 518

The Porterbox, a drop-fronted toolbox and saw stool with various add-ons. Part 1.
WOODWORKER Mar 1988 (v.92#3) pg. 212

Stunning tool cabinet is crafted like a fine piece of furniture. Construction techniques include dovetailing, frame-and-paneling, and traditional English drawer construction. Overall dimensions: 1670mm tall, 1100mm wide, 410mm deep (66"x43"x16").
WOODWORKER May 1988 (v.92#5) pg. 406

The Porterbox, a drop-fronted toolbox and saw stool with various add-ons. Part 2.
WOODWORKER May 1988 (v.92#5) pg. 414

Fix-it holdall. Storage chest made of plywood has removable trays with small compartments. Use it to store fasteners, small tools, etc. Overall dimensions: 600mm x 300mm x 300mm tall (24"x12"x12").
WOODWORKER Jun 1988 (v.92#6) pg. 522

Tips on removing accumulated grease and dirt from an engineer's tool chest and refinishing the chest.
WOODWORKER Aug 1988 (v.92#8) pg. 715

Vertical tool display boards (11.5" wide) pivot on their centers so that tools can be stored on both sides.
WOODWORKER Oct 1988 (v.92#10) pg. 890

Tip: Wall-mounted racks for holding portable drills, portable sanders, etc. can be fabricated from wood scraps.
WOODWORKER Aug 1989 (v.93#8) pg. 740

Wall-hung tool cupboard is built from plywood and solid stock and features dovetail joints. Tools are stored in the cabinet and on the backs of the doors covering the cabinet.
WOODWORKER Dec 1990 (v.94#12) pg. 1218

Traditional cabinetmaker's tool chest. Features elegant veneering and marquetry on the inside, but a plain outside. This is a large, heavy, wooden box with interior compartments and drawers that is mounted on casters. It has been adapted for the tools of the modern craftsman. Overall dimensions: 38"x23"x25" tall. Part 1.
WOODWORKER Nov 1991 (v.95#11) pg. 1118

Traditional cabinetmaker's tool chest. Part 2.
WOODWORKER Dec 1991 (v.95#12) pg. 1256

Storage rack ideas for screwdivers, chisels, C-clamps, planes, etc.
WOODWORKER Aug 1993 (v.97#8) pg. 72

Tip: Make tool holders from lengths of bamboo.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1980 (v.4#3) pg. 7

Tip: Head of a badminton racquet serves as a tool holder for screwdrivers, awls, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1982 (v.6#5) pg. 46

Workshop tote box is divided into 8 small compartments to carry small tools, nails, etc.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1983 (v.7#1) pg. 27

Decorative tool cabinet is constructed using exposed finger joints. The closed unit measures 36" wide, 30" tall, 12" deep. When opened, 12 decorative drawers and the tools are exposed. The unit may be wall mounted or placed on a decorative base. Case and doors are all cut from a single sheet of plywood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1984 (v.8#6) pg. 37

Reproduction of an old-fashioned blacksmith's tool tray. May also be used as a magazine rack or plant stand.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1985 (v.9#2) pg. 52

Joiner's tool chest. Wooden tool box (with dovetail corners) features a removable side and removable drawers (with dovetail corners). Overall dimensions: 26" long, 10" deep, 19" tall.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.11#5) pg. 52

Large roll-around tool chest (46" long, 18" deep, 27" tall) is designed to store underneath a workbench. The chest features seven 25" wide drawers of varying depths flanked on each side by a frame-and-panel door leading to a storage cupboard.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.14#5) pg. 66
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 6

Shop workcenter. A roll-around plywood cabinet features large compartments with adjustable shelves for storing portable power tools. The plastic laminate top serves as an assembly table and can also function as an outfeed support for a table saw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1992 (v.16#1) pg. 52
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 6

Round utility shelf attaches to a lally column and can be adjusted up or down.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.16#4) pg. 60

Tip on converting an inexpensive childs desk into a roll-around shop cart.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 10

Storage cabinet for shop tools. A large plywood cabinet (78"Tx35"Wx20"D) is fitted with two storage drawers in the bottom and custom tool holders in the top. The entire unit is then faced with four frame-and-panel doors. Part 1. Building the cabinet.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.19#2) pg. 14

Storage cabinet for shop tools. Part 2. Fourteen tool holder ideas for your cabinet.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1995 (v.19#3) pg. 52

Tip shows shallow wooden trays to make for temporary tool storage.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.20#1) pg. 8

Breakfront tool chest (18"x31"x19" high). Eight drawers, four on each side, flank a center storage cabinet. The hinged top opens to provide access to a storage compartment 3" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1996 (v.20#4) pg. 26

Tip suggests making workshop window shutters with pegboard backs to increase storage space.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1996 (v.20#5) pg. 7

A "sideboard" for the shop. Cabinet (31"x96"x37" high) features eight drawers and two large cupboards.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1996 (v.20#5) pg. 56

Rolling tool caddy (mechanic's tool chest) features five shallow drawers and two deep storage compartments. Built mostly of plywood. Overall dimensions: 18" wide, 16" deep, 31" tall (plus caster height).
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.22#1) pg. 56

Model maker's tool chest. Seven small drawers in a chest with a handle. Designed for small hand tools with recessed spaces shaped for each tool.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1966 (v.22#5) pg. 42

Homeowner's tool toter. Simple wood and perforated hardboard box holds a supply of useful tools for home repair.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1967 (v.23#5) pg. 66

Wooden tool chest features six shallow drawers, a removable tray, and hand saw storage in the cover.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1968 (v.24#3) pg. 36

Workshop cabinet especially for small tools and small parts.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1969 (v.25#2) pg. 42

Wall-hung tool cabinet for a workshop features swing-out partitions to hold tools and small parts.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1969 (v.25#4) pg. 36

Plans for building a twelve-drawer machinist's chest. Constructed from 1x12 white pine.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1974 (v.30#3) pg. 42

How to build a storage box from scraps of wood for portable power tools. Box for a portable router includes holder for bits.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1978 (v.34#5) pg. 90

Woodworker's stepstool is also a tool caddy.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 98

Organize your shop with this mobile work center. Requires only 30"x36" of floor space when closed. Opens up to reveal a 30"x48" workbench, over-the-bench handtool cabinet, large storage drawers, built-in drawing table, etc. Unit stands 63" tall.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 4

Tip: Make a tool tray with cutouts to receive individual tools. Several of these trays can be installed in a simple cabinet to form a tool storage unit.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1980 (v.36#1) pg. 9

See-through rack for wood chisels and lathe chisels is made from wood and clear plastic.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1980 (v.36#5) pg. 107

Tri-fold tool cabinet. 23"x47" cabinet with "Pegboard" back is mounted on wall. The 2 cabinet doors are 6" thick and contain shelves for small tools and supplies.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1981 (v.37#2) pg. 102

Tool box for lathe chisels. Chisels fit in half round cutouts on angled surface. Drawer holds calipers, spare centers, etc.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 70

Place the tools needed to adjust a particular machine into this toolbox which hangs directly on the machine, but can be removed easily.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1983 (v.39#1) pg. 87

Tip: Strips of corrugated fiberglass panels make handy tool holders.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1983 (v.39#1) pg. 107

Storage rack for small tools (Allen wrenches, tiny drills, jigsaw blades, etc.) is made from corrugated cardboard. The tools fit into the corrugated openings.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 120

Versatile accessory cabinet for stationary power tools. Roll-around unit features one drawer and two large sliding shelves. Overall dimensions: 24"x25"x24" tall. Constructed of plywood.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1985 (v.41#4) pg. 58

Classic tool storage chest is cabinetmaker's prize. Oak chest features 4 drawers and removable top tray.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 2

Carpenter's tool (tote) box. Build one for tools and a second for household use.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 62

Roll-around cabinet for workshop is customized for frequent user of air-powered tools. Can be adapted for any other tools. Features five large cork-lined drawers in the base, cork-covered tray for tools in use, and an eye-level cabinet with pigeon holes for more tools or supplies. Built mostly of plywood. Overall dimensions: 70" tall, 36" wide, 20" deep.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1988 (v.44#5) pg. 82

Five workshop storage cabinets built from plywood. (1) Bench top tool stand. (2) Wall-hung cabinet with doors and shelves. (3) Chop saw stand which incorporates storage in base cabinets. (4) Router table with 3 storage drawers in base. (5) Roll-around tool chest with 12 drawers and 2 open shelves.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1990 (v.46#5) pg. 42
Added Info WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1990 (v.46#6) pg. 6

(2) A ferris wheel style tool storage unit (48" diameter). Designed for a woodworker in a wheelchair.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1994 (v.50#1) pg. 38

Rolling tool cabinet is fitted with several shallow drawers for tools and small parts. The carcase features open sides and back and is built mostly from scrap wood. The drawers can be opened from either side and are easily removed.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1995 (v.51#1) pg. 26

Wall-mounted shop utility cabinet (11"x48"x43") has a row of drawers across the bottom. Three interior shelves are concealed behind two frame-and-panel pegboard doors that are used for hanging hand tools.
WORKBENCH Apr 1997 (v.53#2) pg. 46

Shop made tool holders for combination square, framing square, chisels, screwdrivers and circular saw blade.
WORKBENCH Apr 1997 (v.53#2) pg. 52

Quick and easy overhead storage rack for lightweight shop items is made from slotted PVC pipe. Wire hooks slide along the slot.
WORKBENCH Jun 1997 (v.53#3) pg. 14

Stack-up workshop storage drawers. Simple plywood carcase is fitted with 8 sturdy removable drawers (equipped with hand-holds cut into the front and back). Overall dimensions: 16"x18"x60" tall.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1998 (v.54#2) pg. 38

Rolling tool cabinet. This multi-drawer unit is built of Baltic Birch plywood and maple. It consists of a four-drawer base unit which supports another three-drawer tool chest. It rivals any mechanic's-style tool box and provides 12,725 cubic inches of drawer space.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1998 (v.54#6) pg. 52