My Weird Draw Solution

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Project by woodshaver (Tony) posted 03-23-2009 03:06 AM 3297 views 23 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife and I bought this house in 2004 and the master bath came with no draws to put our personals. I though about it for a while and then one night while laying in bed I came up with this idea to Get Around The Problem. The red bottom is 3 mm PVC sign board. That’s all I had laying around the shop so I used it. When I get started on a project I can’t stop and find a way to NOT got to the store. The PVC sign board worked well for this project, saved some gas too!
Attached to the inside rail, is a small tray to store more small items.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#1 posted 03-23-2009 03:22 AM

Never saw that done before, but a great idea. Worked out nicely. Good job on that!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 03-23-2009 03:24 AM

Great idea. They look great.

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#3 posted 03-23-2009 03:26 AM

Now that is some creative use of space! Good job!

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#4 posted 03-23-2009 04:09 AM

Necessity is the mother of invention. Great solution, even better at no cost. Thanks for sharing.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#5 posted 03-23-2009 04:30 AM

Looks nice.

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#6 posted 03-23-2009 04:57 AM

that turned out well, good job

-- People who say it cannot be done should not interup those who are doing it

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#7 posted 03-23-2009 05:37 AM

That is a novel idea! good job!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 03-23-2009 06:10 AM

There always seems to be a solution to every problem.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#9 posted 03-23-2009 06:26 AM

Very innovative solution…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#10 posted 03-23-2009 03:44 PM

They say, “Necessity is the Mother of invention”. Fantastic idea.



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#11 posted 03-23-2009 04:57 PM

I’ve got to say that that’s pretty cool. Great idea.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#12 posted 03-23-2009 05:14 PM

brilliant idea, and great use of that space. the only other solution I’ve seen to use that space was a shallow rollout shelf, but your solution is far more efficient, and looks better too!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#13 posted 03-23-2009 05:17 PM

That’s a great use of space! Very clever and very nicely done!

-- John, co-owner Sawdust 'n Stitches

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#14 posted 03-24-2009 02:44 AM

Thank you all for the nice comment’s. When I show my friends and neighbors those draws their mouths drop open.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#15 posted 03-24-2009 02:46 AM

Very creative. When there is a will there is a way….......................Great job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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