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Project by Woodbear posted 02-03-2010 08:04 AM 3196 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from 1/4” baltic birch with pine faces. Actually, this is somewhat of a project in progress, since the rails are plain douglas fir and a bit on the ugly side. And as I need more bins I will build more and just add to this setup.

-- The safest place to be is within the will of God. God Bless. Michael





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#1 posted 02-03-2010 08:15 AM

Nice job great idea

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#2 posted 02-03-2010 08:37 AM

Looks like a good project for scraps. good idea, great job.

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#3 posted 02-03-2010 04:26 PM

I saw this one and thought about using it. I’m curious, how time consuming is building the individual boxes?

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#4 posted 02-03-2010 04:47 PM

Good Idea – I like

Thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 02-03-2010 06:44 PM

I like it—-Good job

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#6 posted 02-03-2010 07:54 PM

Great job! I was wondering if you had considered using the “French Cleat” method and if so, are you able to get more boxes hung this way? Thanks for sharing Woodbear.

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#7 posted 02-04-2010 02:08 AM

I made these same bins about 15 years ago and still use them today! Nice job.

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#8 posted 02-04-2010 07:42 AM

Dannyboy—The boxes don’t really take very long to put together with the jig setup made for them. I went ahead and posted a couple more shots of the project, including the box jig. As you can see the dadoes are 1/2” for the small and large bin backs as well as the bottom. the fronts of both sizes is the same so the bin fronts dadoe is 3/4” and a little deeper than the backs and bottom. Pretty simple really.

benchdog600—Being new to woodworking I don’t even know what the “French Cleat” is. The rails that the boxes are mounted on have a half inch by 9/16ths rabbet that the backs slip up into making them easily removable. Also very easy to add more rails and bins up the wall as far as I want to go.

Thank all of you for your kind comments and thanks for visiting.

-- The safest place to be is within the will of God. God Bless. Michael

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#9 posted 02-04-2010 05:14 PM

nice storage idea.

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#10 posted 02-12-2010 07:10 AM

Nice setup. Great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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