Tool chests are an obvious convenience, and are usually made by the workmen in all trades for convenience in storing their tools.
Bernard E. Jones, The Practical Woodworker, 190?
The best reason not to have a tool chest in a small shop is that is quickly becomes counter space!
Though it is nice just to walk over to the cool new lathe that I own and turn a tool handle or something on it real quick.
Click here to see what I want to build (with modifications, I don't need the vise!) to replace this tool chest.
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