Sharpening Station - Shop Storage

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Project by gtpreacher posted 01-10-2016 01:38 AM 3036 views 10 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a permanent location for my Work Sharp and grinder, so I decided to put it on a cabinet full of drawers with full-extension glides. The top two drawers have bins for small hardware. The case is made of 2×4 lumber and 1/4” plywood. The drawer boxes are 3/4” plywood and the fronts are cherry. This was a quick build.

-- Phil, North Carolina

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#1 posted 01-10-2016 01:51 AM

I like that it is on casters, I have found that in a small shop, or a large shop for that matter, having movable items makes life easier. Nice job.

-- Brian Noel

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#2 posted 01-10-2016 01:58 AM

Moveable, lots of storage, great looking and duel purpose.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 01-10-2016 04:43 AM

I like that it is on casters, I have found that in a small shop, or a large shop for that matter, having movable items makes life easier. Nice job.

- bearkatwood

I agree, being able to move things around is a big plus. Nice build, looks fantastic.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 01-10-2016 01:39 PM

I like it. Very simple and easy on the wallet.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 01-10-2016 01:56 PM

This is a very nice shop station that could that could be used for many things.

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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#6 posted 01-10-2016 04:04 PM

Cool. One of the many project I’m hoping to do this coming year. Hope it comes out half as nice as your’s. I like the contrasting drawers a very good look

-- bkseitz, Washington "if everything is going well, you've obviously overlooked something"

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#7 posted 01-10-2016 04:04 PM

Nice work – looks like a very useful addition to the shop


-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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#8 posted 01-11-2016 12:21 AM

Very nice.

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#9 posted 01-13-2016 09:46 PM

Very nice project. The fact you built it from 2×4 material is even better!! I have some permanent storage cabinets that I’wanting to tear out this year as the previous home owner built them where they wanted then and didn’t consult with me LOL

-- I aspire to be a novice woodworker...

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#10 posted 04-11-2016 04:39 PM

Looks nice – Do you happen to have any generic drawings? I would like to build something very very similar – I just do not have the knack for the drawing part. lol

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