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Blog entry by dakremer posted 724 days ago 4857 reads 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Frame is made from 2X4 construction grade pine. All shiplapped, glued, and screwed together. The wheels are locking wheels from Harbor Freight.

(if you look close you can see the mistake I made in the upper left hand corner…I decided to just leave it)

1/2” BCX plywood for top and pegboard for the sides….

Next up is the drawers. I plan on making two pull-out drawers in the front. I’ve completed one of them so far (minus the drawer front). The bottom of the drawer is pegboard to allow the saw dust to fall through…

now to put the drawer slides on…These are 1/2” drawer slides that I found. They work perfectly but I dont know how to install these kind…..if anyone has any insight on that..that’d be great!

Next blog I’ll show the drawer installation (if I figure it out) and the finishing touches!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!



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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 724 days ago

Great Cart!! You never can have too many of them to help you in a mobile shop!
I think I have that same spindle sander! Is it a Ryobi?
I use mine all the time!!.............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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dakremer

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#2 posted 724 days ago

I think it is a Ryobi – not sure though (it’s my bro-in-law’s)

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Roger

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#3 posted 724 days ago

Nice cart. They are very useful in the shop with wheels on em.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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