swing-out doors and a lift-up top lid. To avoid creating difficult-to-reach storage areas near floor level, while at the same time bringing the rest of the case to a comfortable working height, Powell decided to support the case on a simple, open-base frame.
Now, years later and many thousands of miles away from Barnsley's shop, Powell still works daily out of this standing toolbox. Created in a place and time where the traditional cabinetmaker's chest reigned supreme, his standing cabinet has proven to be as easy and efficient to use as he had hoped. And now, having himself become a master craftsman who has overseen the education of many aspiring woodworkers, his tool-storage solution has inspired and engendered the creations of countless offspring.
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