This pine tool chest was built based upon a design developed by Roy Underhill for his television show, and then later published in Popular Woodworking Magazine. At 31″ L x 19″ D x 16″ H, it’s a great size for traveling with a modest set of tools. It has two sliding tills, a saw till at the bottom front, a molding plane till at the bottom back, and plenty of room for other planes and larger tools in the middle. Also has a custom holder for a wooden try square, which I will include as well.
This tool chest is not new. It’s a chest I’ve used to take tools to classes and demonstrations, so it does have a few dents, dings and scratches. However, it is a lightweight, hard wearing chest, due to the dovetail construction of the case and the through mortise and tenon construction of the lid. Sliding tills are also dovetailed together with the oak till bottoms nailed on. Till runners are also hard wearing oak. The finish is several coats of Lexington Green milk paint from the Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co., topped with boiled linseed oil and wax. Tills and runners have also been waxed for effortless sliding. Handles are turned ash finished with boiled linseed oil.
I’m selling this chest at a significant discount over what I would charge for a new one since it has seen several years of use and has some obvious signs of its age. I also can’t ship the chest, so you would need to be able to pick it up. Therefore, if you would prefer to pay cash in person rather than purchase online, that can be arranged as well.