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Project by MT_Stringer posted 10-17-2014 10:49 PM 2115 views 28 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We have been remodeling our kitchen. Today we installed the last drawer, a custom made utensil drawer.

She said, Can you make one of these?

I said “OK”. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas





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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 10-17-2014 10:58 PM

very nice,mike.great work those cabinets are really looking good!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 10-17-2014 11:36 PM

Now that’s just way too cool. Any lady would surely like to have one of those in the kitchen -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 10-18-2014 02:51 PM

cool idea,nice job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-18-2014 04:15 PM

Favorited it so i can build one when i build my house.

-- Mcgyver

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#5 posted 10-18-2014 08:24 PM

Great idea and fabrication. Where did you get the metal container inserts? Thank you for sharilng.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

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MT_Stringer

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#6 posted 10-18-2014 09:44 PM

I will look up the info on the utensil holders and post it later this evening. About $4 ea. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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MT_Stringer

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#7 posted 10-19-2014 02:26 AM

Thanks for the kind remarks. I bought the utensil holders from Food Service Warehouse. For some reason, I can’t find the item in their onine website. I did find the solid version.
http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com/browne-foodservice/80113/p1354853.aspx

The ones I bought are described as “Browne-Foodsrvice (80110) – 4 inch Stainless Steel Perforated Cutlery Cylinder”.
They were $3.59 each.

The diameter is 3.75 inches. It just so happened that I have a 4 inch hole saw. I made a test cut on a piece of scrap plywood and the cylinder just drops right in.

So I laid out the holes in a staggered arrangement because my drawer is fairly narrow. The hole saw was perfect.

Edit: Now I see what the problem is. It is out of stock. I found the item with a google search.
http://www.foodservicewarehouse.com/browne-foodservice/80110/p1354851.aspx

Hope this helps.
Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#8 posted 10-19-2014 07:12 PM

Nicely done, with my family could use one of those

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#9 posted 10-20-2014 11:49 AM

Pretty snazzy Mike

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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