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Workbench Tool Crib

To store his tools close at hand, reader Donovan Nagel designed and built this hanging tool crib that neatly secures in place beneath the benchtop. He stores power tools in it, but you can use it to best suit your needs.

Simply build the crib as shown to fit between the legs of your workbench. Fasten it in place with two 38 " carriage bolts. To put your crib into action, simply pull on the handle cutout and swing it out. A pair of stops screwed to the bottom of your workbench prevent the crib from falling too far forward.

As an added feature, cut a hole in the back piece and install a multiple outlet in the tool crib.
Donovan Nagel

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