In this set of free woodworking plans, learn how to build our version of the classic wooden toolbox. As with those built 200 years ago, you'll need no mechanical fasteners, relying instead on the strength of woodworking joinery.
This woodworking project is typically painted, but could also be stained, then sealed with a few coats of polyurethane. Keep in mind that it is designed to be sturdy, and will likely get dinged up a bit with use.
Download the Free Woodworking Plans to build this classic wooden toolbox (PDF).
- Woodworking: Easy to Moderate
- Finishing: Paint or Stain/Polyurethane
Time to Complete
- 1-2 Hours
- Miter Saw or Circular Saw
- Table Saw or Radial Arm Saw
- Jigsaw or Band Saw
- Router with 1/4" Straight-cutting Bit
- Router Table
- Dovetail Jig with appropriate router bits
- One (1) Piece 1x10 x 4' - Pine, Douglas Fir or Birch
- One (1) Piece of 1/2" Plywood, 12" x 24"
- One (1) Piece of 1-1/4" Dowel, 24-1/4" long
- Tape Measure
- Waterproof Woodworking Glue such as Titebond II