Shop work station

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Project by sugarpine posted 08-25-2016 01:30 AM 917 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This work station project was started by a student woodworker at a local community college. He soon tired of waiting for his turn at the table saw and the router table and dropped out of the course. He’s currently in the process of building up his tool inventory and getting ready to enjoy woodworking in his own wood shop when he retires. The carcass came to me without doors, drawers, top or an adjustable shelf. A pretty straight forward job. The top is plastic laminate covered plywood with a maple edge splined in place. My local lumber yard had the top material already laminated on both sides so I managed to skip the mess of contact cementing plastic laminate to the plywood. The doors are tongue and groove with 1/4” baltic birch panels.

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#1 posted 08-25-2016 02:08 AM

That is a nice handy cabinet and on wheels!!!!!!!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 08-25-2016 03:15 AM

Nice cabinet, mobile even.

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

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#3 posted 08-25-2016 09:52 PM

Nice cabinet but the doors got to go. I hate squatting or standing on my head to find objects shoved to the back. Needed 3 full extension drawers to make life easier. Not too late to convert it!!!!!!!!!

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 08-26-2016 02:14 AM

Very nice cabinet. I’ve got two similar to this and your doors are giving me an idea. Thanks You.

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#5 posted 08-27-2016 01:50 AM

Nice job!

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