Molbile Cart for My Tormek Sharpening System.

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Project by helluvawreck posted 09-21-2015 04:45 PM 3120 views 7 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have finally gotten around to making a mobile cart for my Tormek T7 Sharpening System. The cart has casters and five drawers. The cart is 23-1/2 inches wide 25 inches deep and 29-1/2 inches tall. I also have two other pedestal grinders and will probably mount each grinder on a plywood base so that I can easily change grinders. There is still plenty of room in the drawers to hold additional sharpening related accessories.

As usual it’s just a utility piece of shop furniture and other than being ample for the job there is nothing fancy about it. Thanks for looking.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#1 posted 09-21-2015 04:48 PM

Very nicely done, and looks like it will be a great addition and convenience for your shop.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 09-21-2015 04:49 PM

First-class shop furniture, Charles. You can never have too many drawers.

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

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#3 posted 09-21-2015 04:53 PM


Thanks for posting and reminding me of my shop furniture to Do projects. LOL! it’s a clean, functional piece!

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#4 posted 09-21-2015 04:59 PM

Very nice sharpening cart. Almost a shame to use it. And best of all its on wheels.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 09-21-2015 05:02 PM

Nicely done shop cart. I gotta make me a few of these.

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#6 posted 09-21-2015 05:13 PM

You can never have too many drawers!

On my Tormek cart, I added a couple of measuring stops for jig setups. They’re nothing fancy- just some wooden pieces fastened to the top and set in from the face of the top at metric distances for my most used grinding jigs.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 09-21-2015 05:19 PM

Looks great, Charles. I really like all the drawers. Clean and simple.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#8 posted 09-21-2015 05:53 PM

Nice setup Charles, I like the drawers a lot.

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#9 posted 09-21-2015 06:31 PM

Very well organized. Beautiful piece of drawer.

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#10 posted 09-21-2015 06:48 PM

Charles, nice stand for your Tormek. I’ve got mine on a steel roll around cart.

One thing I have to deal with is water every where and my steel top helps with easy mop up. What is your top made of and is there any extra protection from water?

Good job.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.

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#11 posted 09-21-2015 07:19 PM

Nice job!

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#12 posted 09-21-2015 07:39 PM

John, there will be sheet metal top with a lip on it under the grinder. It’s sort of like a pan that people would cook toast or a pizza on. Secondly, the cart will not be used much since it will be in one corner of the shop. It’s mostly to be able to roll the cart out several feet in order to sweep up around it. So it will be a stationary work platform for the most part.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#13 posted 09-21-2015 09:09 PM

A very nice useful cabinet. Great work.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#14 posted 09-21-2015 11:19 PM

Nice job I might have to copy it for my tool sharpener . (lathe tools)

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#15 posted 09-21-2015 11:49 PM

Looks great.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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