Woodworking Plans
Toolbox Woodworking Plans - Instructions on how to build a variety of toolbox projects

 Toolbox with Drawer
Build a wooden toolbox which features a drawer for the smaller bits. Here are the free plans...
 Toolbox on Legs
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a toolbox on legs. The tool box is elevated for easy use and has a drawer. The handle and top are flat so that it can be used as a saw horse. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Toolbox 3D Puzzle
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a scrollsawn 3D toolbox puzzle. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Cabinet
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for this workshop tool cabinet. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Shop Storage Cabinet
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a shop storage cabinet made from plywood with small parts bins, a shelf for hand tools, and peg board clamshell doors. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Box Cutting Diagram (PDF)
This 1 page document provides the cutting diagram for the interlocking tool box project that appears in the Australian Woodsmith magazine Issue 62. Go to this link and open up Issue 62 Toolbox CD.
 Stepped Tool Cabinet
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a stepped tool cabinet for the workshop. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Cabinet
Build this tool cabinet which features two narrow drawers, two deeper drawers, and a cubby with doors as well as casters. You can modify the size depending on your needs.
 Slant Front Tool Chest
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a slant front tool chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Tote
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a traditional tool tote. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Childs Toolbox
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a toolbox for budding woodworkers. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Rolling Shop Box
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a rolling shop box which allows for drawers of different sizes to accommodate different size tools. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Japanese Tool Box
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a Japanese style tool box. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Rotary Tool Cabinet
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a rotary tool cabinet. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Heirloom Tool Chest
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for an heirloom tool chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Chest
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for an 11 drawer tool chest with a hinged top. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Chest
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a 6 drawer tool chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Craftsmans Pride Tool Chest Woodworking Plan
Every woodworker has some treasured tools that deserve the ultimate in protected storage. They may include a marking gauge that belonged to your great-grandfather or a set of carving gouges you...
 Toolbox
Build this toolbox or one of the many variations shown at the link. They all start out the same way.
 Tool Caddy
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a tool caddy for the workshop which could also carry garden tools. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Chest
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for an 11 drawer tool chest. The front door folds up and locks. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Carpenters Toolbox
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a carpenters toolbox. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Japanese Style Toolbox
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a Japanese Style Toolbox. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Front Slant Tool Cart
This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a front slant tool cart with five drawers of varying heights and a removable four-drawer tool chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.
 Tool Holders Cabinet (PDF)
The display cabinet is sized just right to make a great tool cabinet for those special hand tools you want to keep accessible and protected. These are some of the ideas we came up with to hold our tools inside the cabinet. This alternate design option is available to download in this Online Extra.
 Tool Cabinet, Wall Hung (PDF)
Want to clear some floor space in your shop? Within a weekend you can build this handy wall hung tool cabinet that has been a mainstay in our dadís shop for years now. With its built-in pegboard interior and 7 inches total inside depth, you can store a surprising amount of tools inside and you get the added bonus from the three drawers hung underneath.
 Toolbox
Step-by step plans to make a wood toolbox in a day, with 3D animation and master-level blueprints.
 Japanese Toolbox
Build this Japanese toolbox using these free step-by-step woodworking instructions.
 Craftsmans Portable Toolbox Woodworking Plan No5
Store chisels, marking tools or whatever you like in this portable organizer. Our stylish ash tool carrier is handsome enough for your home but tough enough to hold its own in your workshop. Learn how to cut quicker corners with a single-setup dovetailed rabbet.
 Woodworkers Tool Chest Woodworking Plan
In days gone by, to become a journeyman woodworker, an apprentice had to pass one final test. He had to use his new skills to craft a tool chest. If his master approved of his work, the apprenticeship...
 Tool Box
Make this unique tool box with wave like sides and ends.
 Tool Chest, Hobby (PDF)
There is no question that a workshop, no matter how small, can be a great place to unwind and spend a few hours. But sometimes, especially if you are traveling, it is not always practical to get into your shop. The idea behind this hobby chest is to provide you with a workshop that you can take anywhere, whether it is just into another room of the house or across the country. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
 Tool Cabinet, Heirloom (PDF)
A 3 page PDF file that contains a cutting diagram and materials list from ShopNotes Magazine Issue 80. Summary of the article says that with solid frame and panel construction, this heirloom tool cabinet will be a welcome addition to any workshop.
 Tool Chest, The 9-Drawer Tabletop Storage
You can never have too much organized storage space for your stuff whatever that may be. And, whether you are planning to store tools, craft supplies, collectibles or other personal treasures, this Chest could be just what you have been looking for for three great reasons.
 Tool Tote, Tab and Slot (PDF)
This tool tote reminds me of the interlocking cardboard or sheet metal toys I had as a kid, the kind where you assembled them by inserting tab A into slot B. Unlike those toys, this tote is not some flimsy box. Once all the parts are together, they interlock to form a rigid, sturdy assembly. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
 Tool Cart, Slant Front and Benchtop (PDF)
Store a shop full of tools and keep them right where you need them with this roll-around tool cart. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
 Tool Box
Build this toolbox which features two small drawers and three compartments. Here are the free woodworking plans.
 Tough Toolbox
This toolbox gives your tools a strong, sturdy home make of sheetmetal and oak with a steel bar handle.
 Tool Chest, High Tech (PDF)
It seems like every tool chest I have ever had was too heavy to move around once it was loaded up with tools. Well, that is not the case any more. With just a little high-tech aluminum riveted to some 1/4 inch plywood, I was able to build a lightweight chest that was portable and heavy-duty. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
 Curved-Top Toolbox
Build a treasure chest for your favorite tools. The curved top is easy to build, thanks to several jigs.
 Tool Cabinet Classic Oak (PDF)
When it comes to building a big project like this, it can be a little intimidating. So I find it is helpful to step back and break it down into sections so you don not get overwhelmed by the details. That is what I did here. The tool cabinet is made up of four different elements: the case, doors, drawers, and trays. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
 Toolbox, Wooden (PDF)
For literally hundreds or years, carpenters have carried their woodworking tools to and from their job sites in wooden toolboxes. The classic wooden toolbox is the essence of simplicity, with no screws or nails, instead relying on woodworking joinery to give the toolbox the strength to carry upwards of fifty pounds of tools.
 Toolbox, Japanese
This Japanese toolbox has simple joinery and a slide-open top. Made from 3/4 inch thick pine, the authors toolbox has built-in handles and a cleverly designed top that slides to open and close.
 Toolbox
This toolbox is handy for use in both the garden and the workshop. It makes a great gift for Dad especially if filled with tools.
 Tool Box
This tool box can be used for a number of things including tools. Also makes a handy caddy for gardening tools or office supplies.
 Toolbox
This handsome and durable toolbox is designed to hold a lot of tools. It features two lift-out trays and a generous storage compartment for power and hand tools.
 Tool Chest, Curved Lid (PDF)
Building a handsome home for your tools is always a special project, and this tool chest is no exception. A little time and patience is all it takes. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
 Box, Shop Built Gear (PDF)
Rugged plywood construction reinforced with aluminum angle means this gear box can handle any storage task, in or out of the shop.
 Cabinet, Toolbox
Show off your skills, give your tools the home they deserve, and build a wooden toolbox designed expressly for a woodworking shop.