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Since were having high humidity. As usual. I thought about my Saws and planes. Would it be a good idea to build a cedar tool box for them? Or some other wood that will keep the moisture away?
 

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My hand planes are presently stored in metal drawers. I do not get rust just from the humidity. I do see some superficial rust due to my handling of the plane due to perspiration if I forget to clean off before storing. Very light.

If you want to prevent humidity issues, I would use one options.
Silica gel
http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=53828&cat=1,43326

Anti-corrosion emitter. I have not tried this.
http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=59367&cat=1,43326

Anti-corrosion liner. I use this to line my drawers.
http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=68931&cat=1,43326
 

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A cedar tool box would probably keep moths away from your tools. However, unless your tools are made of wool it probably does not matter.

A metal tool box as Dave describes would be best from a moisture viewpoint. Metal does not hold any moisture. Any wood is going to hold some moisture.

George
 
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