How to build a toy chest - from woodworking super center
This little chest, which can hold a bunch of easily accessible toys, turns into a convenient bench when the top is closed.
And the lid is controlled by a spring-tensioned support that prevents accidental slamming on little fingers.
This article shows how to build the toy box/bench/chest and has lots of helpful photos.
How to build a frame and panel hope chest - from americanwoodworker
Good detailed instructions with plans, pictures and instructions including simplifying the groves and mortises and the tenons.
How to make a storage chest - from amateur woodworker
This chest was designed to have a dual purpose: firstly (and most obviously) as a storage unit and secondly as a coffee table in a small living room. The shape is very basic, but is the most functional for storing toys and games in. In order to improve the aesthetic appeal of the chest it was decided that dovetail joints would be used to join the sides