Oak Basket Cabinet

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Project by Sheldon posted 08-22-2007 03:09 PM 1343 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My Wife finally figured out what she wanted to store stuff in. A book shelf that would hold baskets, with a middle shelf to hold books,,, Baskets were bought at one of the local super stores on “Clearance”. Simple construction went together in hours, Took about 6 weeks to get back to it and stain/finish it. She is very happy with it,, now she wants 2 new dressers, 2 night stands, and a chest/bench for the end of the bed. MORE WORK : -)

-- Technology is great - when it works......... the Lord is great always.

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#1 posted 08-22-2007 03:31 PM

Nice shelf unit. But you shouldn’t let her cover up your work with that tablecloth. :-)

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

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#2 posted 08-23-2007 12:09 AM

Nice looking shelf unit. But I got to agree with Charlie. It’s to purdy to hide. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 08-23-2007 06:46 AM

Nice unit, some advice though.

Don’t start those new projects with out getting some new tools out of the deal!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 08-23-2007 01:45 PM

and be careful with that list in front of the LumberJocks.. before you know it someone will be saying “why stop there? Build the bed!”

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 08-24-2007 10:32 PM

Nice oak cabinet!

I don’t know how many tools / machines you’ve got, but with that list of projects your wife has lined up for you, you’ve got more than enough reasons to go on a shopping spree! Yippee!!!!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#6 posted 08-26-2007 08:30 PM

I just got a new BandSaw,,, not related to this project… I put a riser block in it as well. Very Nice.
So far works good for the price… ShopFox 14” with riser block to cut 13”. . .
I get new tools from time to time,,, not much I have to have…. Want is another topic all together.

-- Technology is great - when it works......... the Lord is great always.

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