LumberJocks

Jordan Shoe Box Cabient

  • Advertise with us
Project by Chris Davis posted 03-18-2015 12:44 PM 3523 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cabinet made to hold 18 pairs of shoes. What is cool about it, is that it is an exact scale version of a real shoe box. Matched the details down to the bar code and size tag. It really scans. Try it!

This Shoe Box Cabinet is made from mostly maple plywood, but has some MDF in it. The top is made from 1/2” Baltic Birch to keep the weight down.

Overall size: 46.25”w x 32 3/4”d x 16 3/4”h. The drawer pulls out on a 26” full extension rail. More info click here.

The top is black lacquer. The lower half is a custom shade of gray with a splatter paint effect in black.

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:
Click Here to watch a live view of the shop

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://www.wwbeds.com/#!current-projects/c3c1





8 comments so far

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

1740 posts in 2618 days


#1 posted 03-18-2015 01:03 PM

Very cool….......well done.
Here’s hoping Nike lawyers don’t come after you.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6821 posts in 3444 days


#2 posted 03-18-2015 03:04 PM

My son has been after me to make this for him for several months now. He saw it online, made by a guy in the UK.

And since my son has over 80 pair of sneakers, (not a typo), many Jordans, he is always looking for storage solutions for them. He had a custom made closet built, just for his sneakers.

In his defense, he does buy and sell sneakers, but still I would classify it as a fetish, for sure.

Nice job.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View TheWoodfather's profile

TheWoodfather

108 posts in 1151 days


#3 posted 03-18-2015 07:23 PM

They look fantastic. How do you get the spots on the bottom layer? Special spray technique or is it some sort of printed vinyl wrap?

-- www.thewoodfather.com - A daddy that loves playing with his kiddies and his tools!

View Chris Davis's profile

Chris Davis

1469 posts in 3447 days


#4 posted 03-18-2015 07:32 PM

I painted the base coat gray and then turned the air down very low for the black. I head the gun way back from the surface. I tested it several times on scrap pieces until I had it adjusted correctly.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://www.wwbeds.com/#!current-projects/c3c1

View DavidTTU's profile

DavidTTU

116 posts in 1100 days


#5 posted 03-18-2015 08:32 PM

Great project.

View Roger's profile

Roger

19878 posts in 2269 days


#6 posted 03-20-2015 12:20 AM

Some of those players need a box this big for one pair of shoes…lol. Nice build and idea.

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

View Napaman's profile

Napaman

5510 posts in 3542 days


#7 posted 03-21-2015 02:53 AM

You should get this into a Footlocker…i bet these would sell! I love how clean the finish came out…so clean. ..

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View Chris Davis's profile

Chris Davis

1469 posts in 3447 days


#8 posted 06-16-2015 10:53 PM

Matt, I use a flat black lacquer with several coat of black lacquer undercoater. The last coat I use a retarder to slow the drying time and allow it to flow out a little more.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://www.wwbeds.com/#!current-projects/c3c1

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com