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Project by Woodchuck2010 posted 10-19-2016 01:02 AM 1322 views 8 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished a shop cabinet. I needed more storage in my small basement shop. I really needed hardware and fastener storage so I fabricated this. It came out pretty good. I would do some things differently, but overall, I’m satisfied. I thought that I’d attach a sample screw to each bin along with a printed label. I still have to make a couple of shelves for it, but I’m glad it’s done!

-- Chuck, Michigan,





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FirehouseWoodworking

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#1 posted 10-19-2016 01:19 AM

Very Nicely Done! You going to use the center part for bulk hardware/fastener storage or for tools?

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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Woodchuck2010

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#2 posted 10-19-2016 01:26 AM


Very Nicely Done! You going to use the center part for bulk hardware/fastener storage or for tools?

Cheers!

- FirehouseWoodworking

Thank you. I think it’ll just kind of develop. There are some tools and hardware that I don’t have a home for and some will find their way in here. I might do some bigger bins inside for loose hardware and odds and ends. I just noticed that you live in Lansing, Kansas. I live in Lansing, Mi. lol

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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thecarpenterisking

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#3 posted 10-19-2016 01:38 AM

Nice job, Chuck! Your shop looks really clean too.

-- Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men!

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#4 posted 10-19-2016 01:39 AM

That is a real nice looking cabinet.

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Woodchuck2010

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#5 posted 10-19-2016 01:43 AM



Nice job, Chuck! Your shop looks really clean too.

- thecarpenterisking

Thank you! I kind of cleaned a little for the pics. lol. If you saw the rest of the basement, you wouldn’t say that. haha

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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Woodchuck2010

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#6 posted 10-19-2016 01:43 AM



That is a real nice looking cabinet.

- BurlyBob

Thanks Bob! I appreciate it.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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TheTurtleCarpenter

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#7 posted 10-19-2016 02:03 AM

Its way to clean in your Shop !! and. I Think your cabinet looks Great. !! Love the T&G paneling.

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle",,,,,member MWTCA area K. Kentucky

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Woodchuck2010

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#8 posted 10-19-2016 02:06 AM



Its way to clean in your Shop !! and. I Think your cabinet looks Great. !! Love the T&G paneling.

- TheTurtleCarpenter

Thanks Turtle!

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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htl

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#9 posted 10-19-2016 03:19 AM

Nicely done and will be a great help!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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GR8HUNTER

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#10 posted 10-19-2016 03:30 AM

I like the identification screws on outside …...GREAT JOB…..... GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Ken90712

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#11 posted 10-19-2016 08:51 AM

Nice work, I really like this set up. well done.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Woodchuck2010

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#12 posted 10-19-2016 12:54 PM

Thanks all!

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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jayseedub

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#13 posted 10-19-2016 01:56 PM

Very nice—I’ve been debating making a wall cabinet for shop storage too—and wonder if the full 12” standard cabinet depth is too deep for my purposes….. I think I’d rather have it shallower, and wider, so that things are easily accessible.

What are your thoughts about cabinet depth, now that you’ve made this?

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Woodchuck2010

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#14 posted 10-19-2016 04:34 PM



Very nice—I ve been debating making a wall cabinet for shop storage too—and wonder if the full 12” standard cabinet depth is too deep for my purposes….. I think I d rather have it shallower, and wider, so that things are easily accessible.

What are your thoughts about cabinet depth, now that you ve made this?

- jayseedub

I’m very happy with the 10” depth. Plenty of room 12”” would have been a little too much for my shop. I kept holding different width boards against the wall before I decided on 10”.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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Matt C

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#15 posted 10-19-2016 07:46 PM

Nice shop! I like the planking and the cabinet with screw bins. The attention to detail by adding the label and the screw to the front is sweet. Thanks for sharing.

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