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Project by Jeff_in_LSMO posted 11-26-2016 03:14 AM 3161 views 33 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my version of Michael Pekovich’s design from fine woodworking.

i added a couple features i thought could be useful to someone
1. pullout chisel drawer which hides behind the plane till
2. little pull out tabs on the saw holders to keep the saws in place

i still have plenty of tools to get in there, but i think you get the picture.

case is cherry
door panels are hickory with bark inclusions
till is birch pwood

thanks for checking it out.





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mark76wa

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#1 posted 11-26-2016 03:28 AM

I just bought the plans for this cabinet. I really like the saw till you added. I was thinking of making the plane till flit up or something so that space could be used but your chisel storage is ingenious. I’m going to try and figure that out and do something like it.

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 11-26-2016 03:33 AM

Very impressive, but way too organised for me. LOL.
Great job.
Thanks for sharing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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blackcherry

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#3 posted 11-26-2016 03:41 AM

My cabinet is got to be going on 10 years old and it’s still one of the best shop improvement project to date hands down. Your really going to enjoy having in your shop.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#4 posted 11-26-2016 03:47 AM

nice cabinet – on the to do list for the past few years. Great additions you’ve added to this piece.

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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Rich

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#5 posted 11-26-2016 03:51 AM

Beautiful work. I really like the features you added.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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mumu

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#6 posted 11-26-2016 04:05 AM

Great work, chisel drawer is simply fantastic!

Ciao, Leo.

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BurlyBob

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#7 posted 11-26-2016 04:30 AM

That’s a really sweet cabinet and I totally agree about the chisel drawer.

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 11-26-2016 04:40 AM

Beautiful tool cabinet!!

Jim

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

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kaerlighedsbamsen

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#9 posted 11-26-2016 10:00 AM

You made a great cabinet. Like how the hockory looks on the front.

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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Redoak49

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#10 posted 11-26-2016 12:32 PM

Excellent work and the wood selection and use are outstanding.

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johnstoneb

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#11 posted 11-26-2016 01:36 PM

Great job. I like the saw till. The chisel drawer fantastic. I thought about that wasted space behind the plane till but didn’t come up with anything. You really knocked this one out of the park.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 11-26-2016 02:53 PM

This is a great tool cabinet and it will be a wonderful addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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tinnman65

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#13 posted 11-26-2016 03:04 PM

Very nice work, I love the additions you made.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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CrazyRussianWoodShop

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#14 posted 11-26-2016 03:50 PM

Very nice!

-- Michael Makarevich (CrazyRussianWoodShop): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYNOkVS7B5_6A3GgNq7TtrQ

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rtbrmb

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#15 posted 11-26-2016 04:22 PM

Awesome project- the pull out chisel storage is a great addition.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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