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#1 posted 06-04-2015 01:21 PM

Very functional and I like the “street furniture” approach. I also appreciate you showing me some unused space in my shop where I can hang some stuff like you did with your c-clamps in the second picture!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#2 posted 06-04-2015 03:54 PM

I like the way you did this to eliminate counter space, I hope that helps you keep it clean. I dropped the surface of my entire work bench, so it gets cluttered, making it a 20 minute cleanup project every time I have a board to cut. I wish I kept the bench one level and just built support blocks of the right size to use when I need them.

-- Time to get started

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#3 posted 06-04-2015 04:58 PM

Nice cabinet ! Wondering if it throws a lot of sawdust back in your face ?

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#4 posted 06-04-2015 05:02 PM

Thanks guys- A lot of us build “street furniture” , no sketch up, pencil on scrap wood, project complete; rock solid and minimal cost. Also, I like to build my shop in phases. because of changes. Either I get different tools or I want to change the layout. Sometimes I need drawers sometimes cabitets

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#5 posted 06-04-2015 05:07 PM

Joe- I was limited in photos to post. There is a dust port in side, but I have used it without the vac. The chips stay inside the open area of the enclosure. I used a similar “box idea” on my portable chop saws- they work.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#6 posted 06-04-2015 11:24 PM

Nice looking setup

I’m in the miter saw station avenue as well, I just started making the parts to a mobile station, using the fine woodworking miter saw stand approach, I just received the Kreg fence system, I like your home made fence.

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#7 posted 06-05-2015 02:19 AM

Blackie If I were to have purchased, like you, I would have gone Kreg. I like yours as well. Gotta go Gotta get my Christmas stuff going…

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#8 posted 06-05-2015 03:06 AM

Excellent use of space, great project!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#9 posted 06-06-2015 01:05 AM

Crisp and clean : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 06-06-2015 02:57 AM

Dusty- and others THANK YOU SO MUCH! for comments. Yes, crisp clean and all of the above. I have built a lot of “cabinets” in my life. Some of my pieces faceframe and dovetail to “street ” furniture. When I get break, I will post a “street” furniture drawer. As woodworkers,” Share the Love and Share the knowledge” Todd Clippenger.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#11 posted 06-07-2015 04:15 PM

Chop chop!
Me likes… me going to borrow this idea sometime.

Great job!

-- Jon "That's about as close as I can eyeball it"

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#12 posted 06-07-2015 04:39 PM


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#13 posted 06-07-2015 05:04 PM

It’s a real nice crosscut station. It will make a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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