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Misc. Shop Stuff #56: Nail (Screw) Cabinet - Forward Progress

11-15-2016 01:18 PM by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 12 comments »

This cabinet is essentially a crate with wood-frame exoskeleton and hinged door. Dimensions were set because the crate is what it is… The depth of the cabinet was somewhat variable. My version sets the framing forward of the crate walls to define the opening depth for the door to be added, and also allows the cabinet to be mounted flush to the wall via ‘hidden’ French Cleat. A major component of the build was creating the wood frames for the top, bottom and sides. After ripping the 1x stock to suitable (and equal) width, it was planed a bit thinner for aesthetic reasons; 3/4” frames stood out too much from the crate, and looked out of proportion. That done, I decided on dowelled but...

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