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Project by cabinetman posted 04-12-2007 09:54 PM 2547 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a “double decker” cutlery drawer in an existing drawer. It was too deep to be maximized with one level for silverware. So, basically made dividers for the bottom layer as a one piece insert. For the top layer made a tray that lifts out (it’s loose), but has its own bottom. On the top outside edges of the bottom layer, laminated strips of formica. On the underside of the top layer laminated strips of formica (light color), so that when the tray is dropped in it will slide – formica on formica is pretty slippery.





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 04-12-2007 10:14 PM

that’s smart! I recently put dividers in my drawer which is also very deep. I never thought of using the double decker method!!
Love the knife holders at the back.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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cabinetman

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#2 posted 04-12-2007 11:27 PM

Debbie

Thanks for the comments. This idea also works good for shop tools like drill bits and router bits, chisels, carving tools, screwdrivers, etc, or when you have many items that aren’t too high, and you want to incorporate them in one drawer. I’ve done dental offices that there were a gazillion of the short drawers for instruments and such. The advantage with this is you don’t need the extra hardware, and have to make too many drawers for the same space.

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dennis mitchell

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#3 posted 04-13-2007 12:14 AM

Formica slides! I’ve used the tape on teflon..it was just ok. That should hold up a lot better.

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PanamaJack

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#4 posted 04-17-2007 03:47 PM

Cool idea.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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David

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#5 posted 04-17-2007 08:58 PM

Very cool! I will have to be careful, if my wife see this I think I know what my next project will be – not that she directs a lot of my shop activities :)

At least I will know where to go for advice.

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Joe Lyddon

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