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Project by Dynamike posted 05-29-2015 06:55 PM 2143 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided it was time to give my expensive router bits a place deserving of their value. I used a bunch of small pieces I had lying around, mostly hard Maple with a cedar back. I left some room for several more. A couple of drawers to throw the collets, guide bushings and wrenches into and I’m happy.
Home made hinges and latch, and that old scratched up p’glass is a gift from my dear departed Father-in-Law that I’ve been holding onto for years, and it has instant sentimental value to me. Thanks Dad

-- "It's not scrap until it's sawdust", and maybe not even then...MAKwoods





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Hazem

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#1 posted 05-29-2015 07:57 PM

Very nice.

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#2 posted 05-29-2015 11:22 PM

That is awesome, Such details. Great work…. A real beauty!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 05-30-2015 12:55 AM

That’s a really nice looking cabinet. The hinges are something else! That might be a scrap wood project but it is a real show piece.

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TheLorax

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#4 posted 05-30-2015 12:46 PM

Those hinges look awesome!

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#5 posted 05-30-2015 01:06 PM

That is a fine router bit cabinet and it will be a wonderful addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 05-30-2015 02:02 PM

Hinges are great!

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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Gary

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#7 posted 05-30-2015 02:26 PM

Love the hinges

-- Gary, Florida

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#8 posted 05-30-2015 11:49 PM

That is a great project. Well thought out and executed build….nice!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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Don K

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#9 posted 06-01-2015 02:49 AM

Great work. Love the hinge work.

-- v/r, Don -- Saw dust is 'MAN GLITTER' --

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#10 posted 06-01-2015 04:09 AM

Fine work. Too much money in those bits not to cafe for them. I have a Kreg router table and plan to start this week on cabinets beneath the table, particularly for storage of bits. Prob won’t look as nice as this. Love those hinges man.

-- There's no crying in woodworking. Just measure and cut again.

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