This is a clever way to add a locking mechanism to a Japanese-style toolbox. Clay Gossage was kind enough to send these photos of how he incorporated a wedge with a dovetail profile to lock the lids of boxes that he made in preparation moving his tools in place. Clay also mentioned that he could drive a screw through the wedge into the lid for added security.
Woodworker: Greg Scala Scala knew that he needed a workbench that was dead-flat, sturdy, equipped with good vises, and built at the right height for his 5-ft.-9-in. frame. He also wanted a board jack, a Veritas twin-screw end vise, lots of benchdogs, and a vintage feel. He modeled his maple and walnut bench (34-in. wide by 82-in. long by 32-1/2-in. tall) after Lon Schleining’s "Essential Workbench" in FWW #167 I want someting like this