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The Router Table and Cabinet Blog #2: The Design

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Blog entry by chazmonro posted 10-25-2007 01:02 AM 1039 reads 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Just Starting Part 2 of The Router Table and Cabinet Blog series Part 3: Construction Phase 1 (the grid) »

So here is the design for the cabinet…

The Design

The two top drawers are designed to hold a ton of bits, far more than I’ll ever need.
The Bit Drawer

Here is a pic of the construction without the drawer fronts and cabinet door.
The case construction

These two pics show off some of the dimensions.
Dimensions from the front

The depth dimension

-- Chuck [Elgin, IL]



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cckeele

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#1 posted 10-25-2007 03:06 AM

Man I really need to learn how to use sketch up. Very nice work

-- All donations should be made out to me and in the form of wood or tools ~Chris

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dennis mitchell

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#2 posted 10-25-2007 03:47 AM

So how many hours does it take to do just the 5 drawings in sketch up?

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chazmonro

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#3 posted 10-25-2007 07:44 AM

Its all one drawing, I just move pieces, hide pieces, and take screen grabs so you guys can see all the asspects of the piece.

I probably have about 5 to 10 hours in this, but only because I did a lot of changing things around to get exactly what I wanted… if I had drawn it out first and really thought it out, it wouldn’t have taken me half that long.

-- Chuck [Elgin, IL]

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Thos. Angle

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#4 posted 10-25-2007 12:09 PM

I’m not doing well at learning this. These are what I want to do but it is eluding me.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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