Many toy box patterns are available on woodworking websites, including LeesWoodProjects.com, WayneOfTheWoods.com, ShopSmithhAndSon.com, MoreLikeHome.net and Chiefs-Shop.com. The projects range from simple wooden boxes to more fanciful designs, such as pirates’ chests, cars and wagons.
LeesWoodProjects.com and WayneOfTheWoods.com provide instructions and diagrams for more traditional wooden toy boxes with hinged lids and sturdy rectangular shapes. ShopSmithhAndSon.com lists directions on how to make a toy chest in the shape of a pioneer covered wagon, complete with wheels and a canvas-covered top. MoreLikeHome.net features a tutorial on how to create a toy box that looks like a car, while Chiefs-Shop.com lists instructions on fashioning a box in the shape of a pirate’s chest.