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  • #8164
    Ken
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    I have just been looking at this. Well it’s different, In two minds about this one

     

    #8168
    Drysavy
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    That is an interesting one.  I love to see how other people solve their tool storage issues.

    Thanks for sharing.

    #8169
    Greg Merritt
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    I have liked that style of toolchest since I saw it in Toplins book.  I’m fighting the urge to build it until I see Paul’s projects on tool storage.

    http://hillbillydaiku.com

    #8187
    Dave
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    Gregory, all I can say is if you need tool storage, go for it. Its a relief to get your tools sorted and organized.

    -Canada

    #8191
    robinhc
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    That looks like a great chest to take tools to a remote location to work.  I would rather have a chest to storing tools at home. It would need to have drawers or trays that I could remove and place on my workbench. Or be small enough to sit on the workbench.

    Robin HC

    Robin ... Richmond, Virginia, USA

    #8203
    Ron Harper
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    I know that tool chests are all the rage. I see two uses for them. Moving your tools from one site to another. Tool storage in a very small shop. Other than that, I really believe that for most of us, cabinets, racks, and shelves are a lot more pleasant to work from. Just my $.02

     

    ron

    #8205
    Gary Hodgin
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    Nice chest. The guy spent a lot of time planing that one out. Lots of stuff in a small area. Thanks for posting.

    #8214
    Björn
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    Actually, “the guy” is Chris Schwarz, who published a book titled “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” a little while ago. Among other things that book is about his previous tool chest, which in the video you see very briefly at the left of the new one featured here (the bigger, unopened big black box). The old chest has some nice sliding drawers inside it, but I would consider it too heavy and bulky to be actually useful to transport your tools to anywhere.  I am definitely waiting for Paul’s go at a tool chest before I might build my own one.

    #8228
    Ken
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    @bjoern, thanks buddy,  yeah Chris Schwarz  and the “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest” is known to most of us, and I think most of us are waiting for Paul’s tool chest. I for one, sure am. 😉

    #8265
    STEVE MASSIE
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    Chris is the Man, I have enjoyed his work and books and for those of you who have not read the ” The Anarchists Tool Chest” please do you will not be disappointed.  Between Chris and Paul I am one Happy Camper, and have learned a lot.

     

    Steve

     

    Steve Massie, I live in the great State of Florida, US

    #22625
    Greg Merritt
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    I love the look of Paul’s tool chest but for my small work area I need a one chest solution. I think this is going to be it. I will make it taller and add a second shelf in the lower compartment and probably a drawer just below the main compartment. This video is not very instructive but it does give a nice overview.
    http://video.pbs.org/video/2365021526/

    http://hillbillydaiku.com

    #22637
    Ken
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    Nice sent you an email

    #23611
    dborn
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    I saw the Dutch tool chest video last weekend and liked it. I like this tool chest because of the smaller size than others and the slanted top. The slanted top would help me from cluttering up the lid and preventing access to the chest. I also likeidea of a dedicated writing surface. I did build Paul’s tool chest and had a lot of fun building it. But I still like the design of the Dutch chest and may consider making it after the holidays.
    Thanks for sharing the video Greg!

    #23744
    Jay
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    I’m probably going to end up moving some time next year and I would love to build some kind of a chest like this before I do. Would be so nice to already have my stuff packed in a permanent and portable chest. Does Schwarz have plans for this in his anarchist book?

    #23752
    RL
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    No there are no plans for a Dutch tool chest in the Anarchist Tool Chest, unless there has been an addendum since the original printing which I have.

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