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Project by Woodmule posted 04-12-2009 05:51 AM 3929 views 61 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this tool cabinet to help me keep my tools off the ground and reduce the time I spent looking for them. I took ideas from 3 different plans and combined them into one. Now all I need to do is make some tool holders for the inner doors.

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kenn

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#1 posted 04-12-2009 05:58 AM

What a great project, How are the drawers attached to the top part of the cabinet? How did you make the doors? Thanks.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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Topapilot

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#2 posted 04-12-2009 06:06 AM

I really, really like the cabinet. Having the two sets of doors as well as the drawers gives lots of storage for all your hand tools.

BUT, I’m a bit worried about the hatchet being in such close proximity…Woodworking can be frustrating, so you may want to remove temptation! (not that I’ve ever felt like it, but I have a friend…)

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#3 posted 04-12-2009 06:06 AM

I wish I had the wall space for something this nice…Great job : )

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

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flcopper169

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#4 posted 04-12-2009 02:12 PM

Very nice useful project…&...Very well done!!!!... You’ll reap many years of use…. I love the amount of storage space this design makes…. It makes me want to make one….LOL..

Thanks for sharing…

Rob

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CharlieM1958

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#5 posted 04-12-2009 03:45 PM

I really could use one like this. I’ve seen quite a few variations on this theme, but yours is my favorite.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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dhg

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#6 posted 04-12-2009 03:49 PM

Very nice, lots of room in there.

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#7 posted 04-12-2009 03:49 PM

Very nice! I wish I had wall space left for one.

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

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RAH

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#8 posted 04-12-2009 04:02 PM

I like this and added to my favorites. Thanks

-- Ron Central, CA

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Chris

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#9 posted 04-12-2009 04:06 PM

Great cabinet. Could you post the dimensions? As organization is not my strong suit I am always looking for projects that can provide more structure to my shop.

-- Chris

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Scott Bryan

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#10 posted 04-12-2009 04:07 PM

This is a great project. It keeps your tools organized and readily available while taking up a relatively small amount of wall space.

Great job. I am going to add this to my favorites as well.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Todd Thomas

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#11 posted 04-12-2009 04:28 PM

man that is a great looking/functional cabinet…...good job

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#12 posted 04-12-2009 05:57 PM

That is very nice

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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Dan Hux

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#13 posted 04-12-2009 06:18 PM

very nice,,can I have it? I really need one too..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#14 posted 04-12-2009 06:38 PM

good Job ,taking what you like best from other designs and combing them into your design, It Works.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Bureaucrat

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#15 posted 04-13-2009 12:51 AM

I’ve bookmarked for future reference, thanks for posting.

-- Gary

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