Shop storage upgrade #1: 10 drawers

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Project by BasHolland posted 10-05-2015 07:29 PM 3506 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed more storage space for my tools and a better organization.
There was room left under the old desk.
So I made this 10 drawer “cabinet”.

The drawer pulls are mahogany. They are positioned in a “funky” order. Just for fun and recognize.

The shallow drawers are made from birch plywood and measure about 21 1/2” deep.
They glide on waxed hardwood runners.

I have still some room left.

Thanks for watching.


-- Bas, Holland

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#1 posted 10-05-2015 07:49 PM

Bas that is a really sweet setup. One can never have enough storage in a shop.

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#2 posted 10-05-2015 09:56 PM

Nice, always need storage room!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#3 posted 10-06-2015 02:34 AM

Bas I really like that…and just what we all could use in our shop

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 10-06-2015 07:07 AM

Thanks for your nice comments.

-- Bas, Holland

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#5 posted 10-06-2015 07:34 AM

Neat solution. All you have to do now is to remember what’s in each drawer!!

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#7 posted 10-06-2015 02:20 PM

Those look really good, i need more drawers in my shop. although i think the offset pulls would kill my OCD :-)

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#8 posted 10-08-2015 05:00 PM

Very nice! I was pleased you didn’t line up the handles on purpose. At first I thought you might be a little dizzy! lol

-- Todd, Huntsville, AL

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#9 posted 10-09-2015 10:55 AM

Bas, could you show a shot from the side to see the runners ?

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#10 posted 10-11-2015 12:50 AM

Very nice.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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