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Project by johnstoneb posted 88 days ago 1119 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did a blog on this tool cabinet but never posted it as a project. Fine Woodworking had an article in their annual Tools and Shops edition on a wall cabinet by Mike Pekovich. I took that enlarged it and modified it to fit my tools.
Its made of Maple, 1/4’ Birch plywood door inserts and the back is Russian Birch plywood. Dovetails on the cabinet box and door boxes. A French cleat holds it to the wall. I find I use my hand tools a lot more now that I don’t have to walk upstairs to get them.

http://lumberjocks.com/johnstoneb/blog/40429

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 88 days ago

That will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#2 posted 88 days ago

Turned out great. Looks like lots of storage.

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luv2learn

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#3 posted 88 days ago

Bruce, I built some wall hung cabinets, not nearly as nice as yours, and it increased my tool storage three fold. Nice work, these look good enough to put into a kitchen.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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BarbS

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#4 posted 87 days ago

Beautiful job, Bruce. I like the pattern matching you did on the doors. I’ll bet it’s oh-so-convenient, too!

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iamcliff

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#5 posted 87 days ago

Looks great. Nice work!

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LeTurbo

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#6 posted 87 days ago

Neat! I love the double-folding-door-inside-a-door idea … it certainly gives you miles more storage. And that’s a lovely collection of planes.

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michelletwo

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#7 posted 87 days ago

the double inside door is a great idea..great looking cabinet. I’m green with envy

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JTH213

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#8 posted 74 days ago

FWW has a video series on the making of that tool cabinet (online membership required for viewing)

http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/57874/build-a-hanging-tool-cabinet

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