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Project by rhett posted 07-04-2015 11:53 AM 3643 views 23 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a bit of time this week waiting on materials, so I built a tool barn.

This hanging tool cabinet is made of cherry plywood and quilted maple. 99% of the material is left over from other projects. It is constructed using modern cabinetmaking methods, which include dominoes and pocket holes. The pull-out storage utilizes a set of metal drawer glides.

Finish is nothing more than Howard’s feed and wax.

Total build time is under 10 hrs.

Thanks for looking. Plans can be made available

-- Doubt kills more dreams than failure.





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#1 posted 07-04-2015 01:51 PM

very nice!

-- Greg Simon

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#2 posted 07-04-2015 01:52 PM

Nice Rhett! I like the idea of vertical drawers.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#3 posted 07-04-2015 01:59 PM

This is a wonderful tool cabinet and a great design. Congratulations.

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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#4 posted 07-04-2015 02:06 PM

Looks great. I like the pull outs.

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#5 posted 07-04-2015 04:29 PM

well organized. Nice job!

-- "I'm not afraid of heights. I'm afraid of widths." - Steven Wright

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#6 posted 07-04-2015 04:32 PM

Wow, great design with some really unique features. It is also beautiful so you have hit a homer with this one.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 07-04-2015 05:45 PM

You think outside the box wonderful way you took advantage of the space you had . When the doors are closed eye candy galore…

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#8 posted 07-04-2015 06:45 PM

Very nice, but that nail in the side for the saw to hang on made me cringe just a little!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#9 posted 07-04-2015 07:43 PM

Beautiful box Rhett. Taking space saving to a whole new dimension.

Madts.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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rhett

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#10 posted 07-04-2015 09:30 PM

Thanks for the kind words. It’s nice to make something for yourself for a change.

-- Doubt kills more dreams than failure.

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#11 posted 07-05-2015 03:29 AM

Awesome job Rhett, nice to see a different approach on such a classic.

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#12 posted 07-06-2015 12:41 AM

Looks great!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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#13 posted 07-08-2015 07:09 AM

Awesome rhett!

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#14 posted 07-09-2015 01:27 AM

Bravo Rett!

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#15 posted 07-22-2015 03:42 AM

Stumbled across this, Rhett. Fantastic cabinet. Such lovely maple. Your description makes it sound easy, but this is quite innovative, and functional as well as aesthetically pleasing. Truly a winning design..

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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