Shaker Tool Cabinet (Digital Plan)

Shaker Tool Cabinet (Digital Plan)

SKU# 065132


Chris Gochnour

Digital Project Plan


Availability: Instant Download

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  • Product # 065132
  • Type Digital Project Plan
  • ISBN 978-1-60085-508-5
  • Published Date 2011

This tool cabinet blends practicality and great aesthetics, giving your shop a useful place to house tools in a beautiful package. What’s more, it can be built with the most basic shop tools in a short amount of time. The carcase is simple dado joinery cut with a tablesaw. The six interior drawers employ a similar setup. The doors feature stub-tenon and groove joints for the frame, a veneered plywood panel glued in place, and divided glass panes that can be done in no time at all.


14-1/8 in. deep by 41-1/4 in. wide by 43 in. tall


  • Scale drawing
  • Detailed cutlist
  • SketchUp drawing


  • Google SketchUp (free download available here).
  • Extras
    Ever wish you could get a digital project plan that allowed you to customize the design to suit your own needs? Here they are! Digital project plans in SketchUP, the free Google drawing program.

    Are there any other advantages? For starters, you'll get your plan immediately. Your digital plan will consist of drawings in PDF format, with detailed, measured drawings and a cutlist. Full-size drawings are included for critical parts and templates. All of the drawings can be printed on a typical consumer-grade computer printer -- the larger template drawings can be taped together or you can take the file on a disc or flash drive (or email) to a local copy center for printing on Arch D size paper. The projects also have written instructions to guide you through construction process. If you want to modify one of the projects, the SketchUp version of the plan will be perfect for you.

    Available free from Google by clicking here, SketchUp allows you to manipulate the drawing and make as many changes as you like to fit your needs -- or make more substantial changes to the design. You're limited only by your creativity.

    If you need help using SketchUp, visit our blog Design.Click.Build. hosted by Tim Killen and David Richards.

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