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I Can Do That: Tool Rack

Swiped from a French engraving, this rack works in your shop or even in your kitchen.

By Christopher Schwarz
Pages: 26-27

From the April 2011 issue #189
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It’s good to keep your tools protected (think: tool chest). But it’s also good to keep them handy (think: at arm’s reach). My favorite way to accomplish both goals is a stout tool rack. I’ve made many tool racks since I became a woodworker, most of them crude affairs that were cobbled together in a few minutes. I’ve always wanted a rack that both looks good and is easy to build. Then, while browsing a French book on vintage handplanes, I saw it.
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From the April 2011 issue #189
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