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Misc. Shop Stuff #32: Cut-offs Bin

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Blog entry by Smitty_Cabinetshop posted 189 days ago 624 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 31: Grandpa's Bench Part 32 of Misc. Shop Stuff series Part 33: Grandpa's Bench, Redux »

A very early build for my shop was this cut-offs bin. It was my first attempt at frame and panel joinery and is all salvage material. I joined the side boards via half-lap, used no screws until it was glued up and set (just added some runners on the bottom and inside slats to the sides). So far it’s held up well.

It’s outta there now to clear the shop room as it goes cleaned top-to-bottom. Not much of a blog entry, I know, but wanted to capture it as it’s not been mentioned before. Thanks!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive



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theoldfart

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#1 posted 189 days ago

Smitty, not very big!! :0)

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#2 posted 189 days ago

Not big enough, is it? :-)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 189 days ago

Looks good, just gotta keep it full.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Dave

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#4 posted 189 days ago

Looks like a great use of re purposed wood.
It will do fine for the job it has ahead of it.
Nice work Smitty.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Don W

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#5 posted 189 days ago

Looks better than the mess I got going on!!

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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AnthonyReed

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#6 posted 189 days ago

More salvaged material. You rock Smitty.

-- ~Tony

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stefang

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#7 posted 188 days ago

Great work Smitty. A cut-off bin can never be too big.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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