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Project by Tim Dorcas posted 04-27-2009 06:56 AM 2314 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I purchased my Nova 16-24, I have keeping all of my tools on plywood shelves under the lather itself. It was really unorganized and it always took a bit of extra time to find the right tool. About 6 weeks ago, I reorganized my shop and realized I now had room for a cabinet for my lathe tools. I measured up the longest tool I had to start getting dimensions. The original design included mini drawers but I’ve been using the extra space for my sand paper. I used my Dowelmax to put the basic cabinet together (the more I use this jig, the more I want to use it). For the molding I was given a maple headboard that I had taken apart a couple of weeks earlier. The headboard had crown molding which I thought would be appropriate for this project.

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#1 posted 04-27-2009 07:29 AM

Very nice tool cabinet, It should make your turning so much easeir.

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#2 posted 04-27-2009 07:33 AM

Very nice… very classy looking.

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#3 posted 04-27-2009 01:54 PM

Sweet setup. I don’t know what I would do if I could find my tools easily. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#4 posted 04-27-2009 09:44 PM

A cool tool cabinet!!!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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