My version of Mike Pekovich's Hanging Tool Cabinet

I built this a couple of years ago using the FWW plans. I cheated and cut all of the dovetails and box joints with a D4R. Cherry, walnut and Baltic birch with a little quilt maple thrown in. It's great to have most of my commonly used tools in one handy spot.



Wow that's nice. 

Figuring out how to do something you have never done is what makes a good challenge.

That's a beautiful tool cabinet.  The abacus on top is a nice addition.  Good show 
Very nice work! Looks stunning.

Norman Pirollo

This makes me jealous!  What a beautiful cabinet🥰

Is Mike Pekowich related to Mike Pekovich by any chance?  I made a tea box designed by the latter😉😆
now thats a proper tool chest.

working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

 "Is Mike Pekowich related to Mike Pekovich by any chance?  I made a tea box designed by the latter😉😆 "

Doh!! Ha, you're right. Time to edit!


That is a wonderful tool cabinet, lots of storage and looks like a fine piece of furniture. Well Done. Also, a great collection inside.

Main Street to the Mountains

That's some real nice work there. Great looking cabinet
What a nice tool cabinet.  It's obvious from your guitar post that you know how to use the fine collection of tools!

“Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin

Wow! What a lovely way to show off your tools and your talent. I bet it is a pleasure to use.

Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

I read that whole series he did on that build. Always wanted to make it, but I don’t have the space. You did an awesome job!!

Ryan/// ~sigh~ I blew up another bowl. Moke told me "I made the inside bigger than the outside".

 That's a beautiful tool cabinet.  The abacus on top is a nice addition.  Good show 

Thanks for the comments. When I pull out my slide rule and know the abacus is near, I feel like I can accomplish anything! (Knowing that my drawer full of hammers for fine tuning is also at my disposal :)


Now that is impressive! Lots of detail to pay attention to.
Well done.👌

The early bird gets the worm but its the second mouse that gets the cheese.

Beautiful tool chest. I was looking at doing Mike's version but since I am more of a hand tool guy I am thinking of doing the one in semester one of the Hand Tool School.
A Beauty in eery way. Looks, Design, easy access to well organized shop tools and workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria! ( To God alone be the Glory)

Some of the tools in there cost more than my drill press. Wonderful build. 

James McIntyre

And lots of fine tools too. Great build. Like RyanGi said. I’d like one except for the space. 
It looks like you ran out of vertical grained ply and just used the horizontal grained ply anyway. That’s thinking out of traditional cabinet building, and it works. 

James McIntyre

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