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Well this set is done and I like they way they came out for my shop
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#1 posted 12-05-2010 03:42 AM
Your cabinets look great. Is that Melamine on the interiors? Excellent use of the space beside your garage door rails.
You have a nice set set of tools too. Please give us an update as you progress.
Congratulation on your one year as a lumberjock in 5 days!!
-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas
#2 posted 12-05-2010 04:06 AM
Yes I am using white mellamine for the interior, and oak for the face frames, and now will be working on the oak doors!
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#3 posted 12-05-2010 07:48 AM
It’s looking good.
Are you going to have sliding doors on the cabinet by the door rails?
-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA
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#4 posted 12-05-2010 08:10 PM
I like these. Did you read up on cabinet design in a specific book or are you just going from your own knowledge that you already have? Any recommendations on learning about cabinet design/construction would be appreciated. I fear that by building my own, they will come crashing down in pieces after loading them with substantial weight. Thanks.
#5 posted 12-06-2010 02:30 AM
to hokiemojo, I really do not have much knowledge, first get yourself a Kreg pocket hole jig, I love it and on the kreg web site you can download a cabinet making video, it is so easy to use for making all kinds of stuff, I just got mine a few months ago and these are my first cabinets that I have built.
#6 posted 12-06-2010 02:34 AM
to lanwater , I am going to have the lower doors on hinges, my cabinets are 16” deep and each door will open at about 16” each and the garage rails are about 34” so I will have about 2 ” so they will open and not hit, the upper doors will open uppward so I will have plenty of room. thanks for having my back hahahahahh
#7 posted 12-06-2010 05:41 AM
It looks like you did plenty of planing. I am sure those cabinets will look great when finished.
#8 posted 12-06-2010 04:33 PM
thanks for the response. I guess I’ve got to add that to my wishlist! (-:
#9 posted 12-12-2010 10:59 PM
some of the new doors installed
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#10 posted 12-12-2010 11:16 PM
Congrats, those are some nice cabinets.
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