I’m building a Dutch chest now but I want to build one of these someday too.
The following is a list I should have made four years ago when I first started teaching people how to build the full-size tool chest in “The Anarchist’s Tool Chest.”
Apologies for the delay.
Here are the tools you need.
Dovetail saw (15 point or coarser)
Cutting gauge, such as the Tite-Mark
Dovetail layout square (Or a bevel gauge and smallish try square)
Coping saw with several blades (coarse blades, 12 tpi or so)
1/2” bevel-edge chisel
Mallet (I like a 16 oz. model)
Two pair of small dividers
One bench plane, such as a jack, jointer or smoother
Rabbet plane or shoulder plane (if you have one)
If you have a tongue-and-groove plane (or match planes), use them
Beading plane (1/8”, 3/16” or 1/4”)
Plow plane with 1/4” cutter
Variety of small bits (1/16” up to…
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