Craft Room

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Project by Nic posted 11-27-2016 02:01 AM 969 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife is into card making and crafting in general. I built her a desk with a lot of work space and open cubby’s with the ability to access containers from either side. But the exciting piece is the paper sorting cabinet with adjustable and removable shelving. A lot of repeating cuts with the table saw. 1/8 inch mdf for the shelvess. 3/4 inch oak ply trimmed in oak, stained in an espresso finish. The desk is oak ply painted white base with a pre-manufactured butcher block counter top stained with an espresso finish. I did not build the tall corner cabinets, they were scavenged from an existing project.

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#1 posted 11-27-2016 05:37 AM

Almost looks like a CD cabinet – well done, I am sure your wife is very happy to have this at her disposal.

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

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#2 posted 11-27-2016 08:53 AM

You have realy done a great job for her, she must be proud and I bet her bussines will grow more now.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 11-27-2016 03:43 PM

very nice build

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#4 posted 11-27-2016 04:10 PM

Wow, very impressive. Bet that took a chunk of time to make?

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#5 posted 11-27-2016 06:50 PM

You have a very lucky wife—having someone who both can and will put that together for her! Nicely done!

-- Matthew, from beautiful Wisconsin USA

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#6 posted 11-27-2016 07:58 PM

This is a beautiful storage cabinet.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 11-28-2016 05:50 PM

Thank you all for your supportive comments. It maybe took 5 days on vacation, but months of prep to ensure we had the right layout, workspace, cabinet structure. I left a lip on the top in order to build up for expansion on the cabinet. By the looks of the room, I will have to do that sooner than later.

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