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My Shop Projects #1: My first rolling cart

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Blog entry by jesinfla posted 04-27-2016 08:22 PM 596 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my first rolling cart.

I made this based on plans I found on the internet, to be used as an AC cart.

The legs were first

Next I did the bottom


Then the top


Next attach the legs

And wheels

Roll it where the A/C unit will go – This is where the cart and the AC will be resting with the AC compressor hanging out the window of the door.

I still need to build the riser which I should get to this week.

Once that’s done, I’ll enclose my small shop with plastic and I should have temperature control for the summer.

HOLY MOLY, it’s level LOL

I feel really good about that :)
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I screwed up a few things:

The top I mis-measured and need to re-do one day
The under platform of the top I fudged and used 1/2” instead of 3/4”- I had to because I screwed up having HD cross cut the ply in half – and should have been done in 3rds :(
Fortuantely, I had an extra piece pf 3/4 for another project that I had to “borrow”.

And had to use drywall screws in a few places – ran out of wood screws. It figures :(

Here’s the cart with the AC Unit in the door

-- They said I could be anything... So I became Sarcastic! They also said making drawers is easy... I think they lied :(



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#1 posted 04-27-2016 11:45 PM

HEY you got er done and it’s just what you needed so COOL!!!
Once you paint it or what ever it will last and last.
Come to think about it I’m needing a air conditioner if I’m going to be able to play in the shop this summer.
Got plans for it. LOL

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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