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Project by Dan Hux posted 09-26-2009 03:07 AM 1628 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking around my garage and got sick of looking at the stuff hanging on the stud walls..So there were a few 1×6’s and 1×4’s lying around. I saw this cab on a site, so thought I’d build it. Folded up it’s 4’ wide and 3’ tall, 11” deep..The outter doors are 2’ each. Unfolded it measures 8’ wide..It was alot of fun..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#1 posted 09-26-2009 03:10 AM

good work

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 09-26-2009 04:29 PM

Thats a great idea!

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#3 posted 09-26-2009 06:53 PM

Be careful. If you keep THAT up, you’ll find yourself wanting to put … a … CAR in that garage [shudders]


Nice job. Simple, yet elegant, and really functional.

-- -- Neil

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#4 posted 09-26-2009 07:34 PM

Helps doesn’t it? You need to have a place for stuff. Now look above the cabinet… you’ve got more room for more stuff up there… stuff you don’t need often, and maybe need a ladder to access… but space is space… like, I loaned my wife some space… and I never got it back!

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#5 posted 09-26-2009 08:29 PM

The first step to obsession. Keep up the good work,

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 09-27-2009 01:10 AM

Awesome!! Brings back fond memories of my dad’s storage which looks a lot like yours.

-- helen

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#7 posted 09-27-2009 02:14 AM

Nice job…wish I had studs in my shop…

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#8 posted 06-13-2010 02:26 AM

Great solution and use of some extra wood. Hope is is still serving you just as well today.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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