Tool Cabinet

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Project by bearkatwood posted 02-11-2016 01:33 PM 3332 views 24 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sorry about the wait, but it is finally done.

This cabinet has been a fun experience, especially getting to share building it with everyone. I didn’t want to mark it as finished here until I had finished the video. I only had one complete computer crash and two programming errors this time. I am getting better ;)

Please take a look and let me know what you think. If you like it, get everyone you can think of to subscribe (shameless promotion)

Thanks everyone for reading along. I will try to give updates on new projects in the shop. You guys have been the best.

Watch the video again! ;)

Take care and have fun woodworking.

-- Brian Noel

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#1 posted 02-11-2016 01:44 PM

Impressive. Doubt if many tools get to spend their lives in a cabinet that nice.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 02-11-2016 02:09 PM


-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#3 posted 02-11-2016 02:16 PM


-- Chris - Would work, but I'm too busy reading about woodwork.

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#4 posted 02-11-2016 02:20 PM

That came out really well. I don’t think there is anything better than working in a shop where you have nice tools and cabinetry. It just make the day seem better. It really impressed the customer when they see what your tool storage and work area looks like. If he takes this kind of care with his work area. He probably will do at least that if not more with my project.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#5 posted 02-11-2016 02:24 PM

Great cabinet, bench and saw till, Brian…and video!

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 02-11-2016 02:44 PM

WOW! Very nice…my tools are jealous as they spend their time in a red Craftsman box. Great Cabinet!

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#7 posted 02-11-2016 03:05 PM

Great looking tool cabinet.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 02-11-2016 03:19 PM

Yep, if I were a nice hand tool, that’s the sort of home I’d dream of!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#9 posted 02-11-2016 04:04 PM

Nice cabinet. Love the Overlay tree idea..

-- "Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do" Wooden

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#10 posted 02-11-2016 04:35 PM

Very cool, bearcat

-- Byer-- "Comparison is the thief of joy" -- T.R. Roosevelt

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#11 posted 02-11-2016 05:26 PM

Nice work. I love the back to nature theme.

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#12 posted 02-11-2016 05:35 PM

wonderful! really good looking chest!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#13 posted 02-11-2016 05:36 PM

Thanks! Great cabinet, in the middle of making one myself, no where close to your standards but at least some place for my tools to call home. Mine will also have some type of french cleat system so another thanks for more ideas to borrow, especially the saw holders! Very good advice on any type of classes, if you get the chance run up to Roberts Creek and check out Inside Passage, that place changed my life!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#14 posted 02-11-2016 05:42 PM

The French cleat is a very good idea. thanks I’m gonna’ use it. Nice build. It always amazes me the quality of work that some folks produce, almost makes me want to quit, but no, I’m going to slog on. Thanks.

-- "The pursuit of perfection often yields excellence"

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#15 posted 02-11-2016 06:07 PM

What a cool cabinet. I love the carving!

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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