Walnut Toolbox
One man's answer for safe and organized storage for finer instruments!

SHOP OWNER: Terry Dickinson
Orleans, MI

    I was in need of a place to store my more expensive measuring tools and marquetry cutting knifes. The solution that I came up with was this machinist's chest style toolbox design. I did not use an actual design for this project, however I did model it after a Kennedy toolbox that I also own.
Walnut Toolbox
    The walnut that I used for the case, lid, and drawer fronts came from a single air-dried piece I had saved for a special project like this one. The drawers and the slides are made of cherry and the banding, corner keys, and dowels are maple and mahogany.
Walnut Toolbox
    The finish is hand-wiped polyurethane and I later rubbed the top with pumice and rottenstone until it was very smooth. The toolbox has been a welcome addition to my shop and I now have safe and organized storage for my finer instruments.
. . . Terry Dickinson


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