Chests for Blankets and Storage This free woodworking plans list features a collection of chest projects for building various blanket boxes, for storage and blankets. They can also be used for Toy Boxes and Trunks. For your home or use exterior grade lumber for a storage tool chest
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Chests for Blankets and Storage

Chests for Blankets and Storage

This free woodworking plans list features a collection of chest projects for building various blanket boxes, for storage and blankets. They can also be used for Toy Boxes and Trunks. For your home or use exterior grade lumber for a storage tool chest in your garden. For workshop and carpenters tool chests, see the separate category. Any moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer can build form these woodworking plans. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Please contact individual web sites if you have questions about those woodworking projects. Look for the page navigation link near the bottom of this list as there are many more pages free plans for building chests and blanket boxes.

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Blanket Box

Build a blanket box for much needed storage. Of course you could use it for a boy box instead. Great as an extra seat in a bedroom too. Follow along with the free step-by-step instructions to build your own.

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CanadianWoodworking
Chest, Small (ZIP)

Small storage chest with locking lid. DXF Format. Pictures online for viewing.

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WoodworkersWorkshop
Chest, Sugar (ZIP)

Two drawings of a Kentucky Sugar Chest. May be used to store items other than sugar. DWG & DXF Formats.

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WoodworkersWorkshop
Chest, Two Tier (PDF)

Australian Woodsmith is a practical magazine for all woodworkers. From Issue 43. As you can see in the photo, the elegant shelf added to the top of the chest looks right at home. The secret is that all of the design elements used on the shelf mirror those on the chest below. The result is a shelf that is a perfect complement.

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AustralianWoodsmith
Chest, Storage (ZIP)

Another nice chest design from Virgil (also see Sugar Chest). DXF Format.

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WoodworkersWorkshop
Chest, Blanket (ZIP)

A blanket chest with dovetailed sides. DXF Format.

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WoodworkersWorkshop
Trunk, Steamer (ZIP)

Arch top steamer trunk. DXF Format

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WoodworkersWorkshop
Blanket Chest

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for an Early American blanket chest measuring approximately 44 W X 26 H X 20 inches D. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Bridal Chest

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a Stickley Bridal Chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Base, Optional - for Blanket Chest (PDF)

Australian Woodsmith is a practical magazine for all woodworkers. From Issue 33. The bracket feet that I put on the blanket chest are really distinctive, but this simpler, ogee base makes a great alternative. It is just a mitred frame that is set in 8mm from the edges of the bullnose base frame.

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AustralianWoodsmith
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Chest, Blanket - Panelled (PDF)

Australian Woodsmith is a practical magazine for all woodworkers. From Issue 33. Material, sheet cutting and supplies list only.

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AustralianWoodsmith
Storage Chest

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a wooden storage chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Chest, Hobby (PDF)

This is the materials list and cutting diagrams for the hobby chest as it appears in Australian Woodsmith Magazine Issue 55.

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AustralianWoodsmith
Chest, Blanket (PDF)

I offer these simple dimensioned drawings of some of my projects free of charge. Donations are certainly welcome, as is feedback.

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Matts-Workshop
Blanket Chest

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a Shaker blanket chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Chest, High-Style Tall (PDF)

This beautiful maple and birds-eye maple veneer chest might seem a little intimidating, but as with all projects a step-by-step approach makes the job easy. You will find that the joinery and the assembly are really pretty straightforward. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.

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Woodsmith Magazine
Chest, Storage - Bun Feet pattern (PDF)

If you prefer the look of bun feet, you will need to add trim around the bottom panel to hide the plywood edges. You can mail-order the feet, or turn them yourself. The patterns are available to download in this Online Extra.

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Woodsmith Magazine
Wooden Chest

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a wooden storage chest measuring 14(H)x32(W)x16(D). You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Blanket Chest with Turned Legs

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a Shaker Blanket Chest with one drawer and turned legs. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Hope Chest

Each piece is a seperate component that can be manipulated and measure individually. This Hope Chest was based on the plans provided by American Woodworker.

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Google 3D Warehouse
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Chest, Blanket

Old-fashioned joinery with a clean, modern look. This blanket chest features mortised frame-and-panel construction

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American Woodworker
Chest, Six Plank Hope

Hope Chests have been one of the premiere woodworking gifts for hundreds of years. They were given to young women to use to store all then things they collected in preparation for marriage.

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WoodwareDesigns
Chest, Bead Board (PDF)

The casual bead board chest in the drawing has the same basic structure as its more formal cousin. But a few simple changes give it a very different appearance. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.

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Woodsmith Magazine
Chest, Blanket - Optional Base Mortising Chest Hinges (PDF)

If you decide not to tackle the bracket feet, the ogee base makes a nice alternative. Also, we have put together some helpful tips for cutting the chest hinge mortises. This alternate design option is available to download in this Online Extra.

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Woodsmith Magazine
Chest, Knockdown Hutch

Several years ago, Masters Robyyan Torr d Elandris and Terafan Greydragon developed plans for a knock-down panel chest. Why would someone want a box that breaks apart? you might ask.

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BloodandSawdust
Chest, Blanket (DXF)

A very detailed drawing of a traditional blanket chest. DXF Format.

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WoodworkersWorkshop
Hope Chest

By using dovetails for the sides you can make this a very strong piece that will last many life times. Start a tradition which once ran in all our families.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Chest, Blanket - Paneled (PDF)

What immediately draws your attention to this paneled blanket chest is all of the detail the sculptural bracket feet, the layered molding at the base, the chamfered corners, the balance of the molded panels and the drawers, and the bullnose lid with its narrow shadow line. All these elements combine to give this piece a really impressive, graceful look. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.

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Woodsmith Magazine
Hope Chest or Toy Box

This is a link to a Google 3D SketchUp drawing for a storage chest. You will need the SketchUp software to download this drawing and its freely available online. We do not provide support for this software. Not all drawings have the measurements displayed but you can use the measurement tool in SketchUp to easily and accurately determine the dimensions of each lumber part. Most drawings do not have instructions, its assumed you can build it based on the completed drawing provided.

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Google 3D Warehouse
Chest, Simple (PDF)

By John Lambert - This 3 page PDF document describes the construction of a small chest to hold valuables at an event and provide you with a seat as well.

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