Wayback Woodworking: Shopmade Tool Chest
The tradition of the shopmade tool chest seems to have passed. With lightweight carryalls made from space-age materials so readily available, why make a heavy, wooden box? There’s no point right?
Still, I was struck by this plywood mammoth from our February 1978 issue. Probably nostalgia. It reminded me of a heavy chest my father used to haul around in his big, orange, 1979 Suburban. The truck is definitely gone, and I imagine the chest is too.