Cabinet dividers

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Project by Woodbutchery posted 2150 days ago 3300 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, as proof that I actually do some work around the house, I had an idea for putting up dividers in the large cabinet above the stove. This area is huge, and we were using it to store pans and such, but as mentioned in another post, the amount of atomic bonding that seemed to be happening between each and every piece in the cabinet was amazing; you would have thought that there was a random spraying of crazy glue from time to time to make things stick together so.

I took some scrap plywood to create spacers, and some 1/2” birch to create the dividers. Cut to size, sanded, finished with spar urethane, and with the help of my son got the pieces installed.

I plan on putting some trim to hide the facing of the bottom and top spacers, but have to get with SWMBO before that finish is done.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#1 posted 2150 days ago

form and function, great job.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 2150 days ago

oh how I’d love to have “custom” dividers!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 2150 days ago

Brilliant! I now have next weekends project!!

-- Say what you mean and mean what you say.

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#4 posted 2148 days ago

kinda funny how such a simple solution can make such a big difference.
nice work.

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#5 posted 2148 days ago

Thanks for the compliments, all. It’s one of those smack-yer-forehead projects; why did it take me so long!

The Wife is suitably impressed, which insures that I can continue to do another of my hobbies! Yay!

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#6 posted 2148 days ago

Great Project I am currently planning to work on something similiar soon.. hopefully tomorrow in fact.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 1342 days ago

ohmygosh!! that is awesome! I can’t do it because it is square. But, i wish i could!
-I can see many reasons why it would take a long time…

-- christine

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#8 posted 884 days ago

Nice, I may try something like that in the big cabinet over my frig.

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