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Chest with slideout draws

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Project by brucethecontrarian posted 04-22-2014 02:19 PM 1866 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Came by some old salvaged draws and made a carcase for them to sit in. Fun with the router – I made a jig that road in the groove for the previous draw to ensure even spacing. The brief from the client SWMBO was to make it look like it belongs in an old shop (UK shop for which the US should read store) or “olde shoppe”.

-- Bruce, UK





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 04-22-2014 02:23 PM

This is a great organizer for the shop or elsewhere. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#2 posted 04-22-2014 07:14 PM

That is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Steve Cherry

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#3 posted 04-23-2014 12:53 PM

Nice job; lucky find. I love recycled wood projects. Thanks for posting.

-- Steve - Front Royal, VA

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Jeff_in_LSMO

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#4 posted 04-23-2014 01:59 PM

I’m jealous. I have many uses for this. Good find. Nice build.

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Gshepherd

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#5 posted 04-24-2014 03:43 AM

Sweet, I see tons of uses for this in my shop right now, throw in some small removable boxes and spacers…. Nice work bringing something old and breathing some life back into it….

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#6 posted 04-24-2014 09:43 AM

A great looking unit. Loads of potential for organising different things in my workshop. And the best part is you recycled used timber to make it. Fantastic workmanship. thanks for posting.

-- >>>>> Stevie <<<<< --

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#7 posted 04-25-2014 07:44 AM

Thanks everyone for your kind comments.

-- Bruce, UK

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