my hand tool cabinet

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Project by grizzz66 posted 10-25-2008 02:32 AM 2311 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hey everyone ,

just thought i would post a pic or two of an earlier project this year ….........

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#1 posted 10-25-2008 02:53 AM

looks great!!! I like the storage…

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#2 posted 10-25-2008 03:04 AM

Nice cabinet! I like the way you made the doors.

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#3 posted 10-25-2008 04:20 AM

Nice cabinet. Those doors are sharp!

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#4 posted 10-25-2008 04:29 AM

well done … good choice of materials. Will it hang on a wall or is it on wheels ?

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#5 posted 10-25-2008 05:39 AM

Thats a nice hand tool cabinet.

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#6 posted 10-25-2008 01:16 PM

Very neat and clean, you would’nt do well in a dirtiest shop contest. Nice job. Nice shop.

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#7 posted 10-25-2008 02:32 PM

Nice organized storage. Looks like your loaded for bear. Lot of nice Veritas and perhaps L.S. Starett tools there. And I nearly missed the sweet little LN up on the top left. How about a close-up at the lower right plane zone?

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#8 posted 10-26-2008 03:57 AM

hey grizzz, i’m glad you posted your tool cabinet. i always like seeing how great it turned out. it’s what inspired me to beg you to make me one …. hehehehe. it really is a beautiful, well organized cabinet.

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#9 posted 10-26-2008 06:36 AM

hi all ,

first off , thanks alot for all the nice comments :)

dan, the cabinet is wall hung , on a 2×4 cleat or two . i was worried about the weight so it is lagged into the cleats and the wall studs with 4 inch lag screws and a few 4 inch deck screws for good measure .

douglas , the lower right side is most of my bailey plane collection. they are as follows : #2, two #3’s , a #4 , a 5 1/4, a#5 , a#6 , a#7 , and theres a recently aquired #8 not in the cabinet because it doesn’t fit :(

on the top left all by itself is a lie neilsen #1 . there is also a #2 and a shoulder plane in there. oops almost forgot , theres also a #70 box scraper plane :)

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