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Project by Sawdust posted 02-15-2010 04:27 PM 1711 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I can’t afford any of those fancy tool chest cabinets. Someone gave me this old chest with the drawers missing. Gluing up some old shop scraps of maple, ash, cherry, pine, and walnut, I made new drawers and pulls. It made a nice tool chest.





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Dennisgrosen

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#1 posted 02-15-2010 04:30 PM

great recycling
and it will do the job
until you have built
your own cabinet

Dennis

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SgtSnafu

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#2 posted 02-15-2010 04:56 PM

In my eyes – No such thing as too much storage in a shop.. Looks good

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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Bob Kollman

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#3 posted 02-15-2010 05:15 PM

If it meets your needs it’s good enough!! It’s good to save things from the
trash pile. With your dove tail work maybe that cabinet will relive another 50 years!!!
Good work Mister…..

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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RobS

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#4 posted 02-15-2010 05:17 PM

Nice save and repurpose…

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#5 posted 02-15-2010 05:25 PM

Nice use of recycled cabinet and lumber scraps.
A great thing about woodworking is that you can take lumber and build what you need. I just built a router table cabinet from scraps of walnut, oak and hickory that have been sitting in my shop. I didn’t want to throw them away and eventually knew they would come in useful for something.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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RexMcKinnon

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#6 posted 02-15-2010 06:39 PM

Very “green” project.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Cozmo35

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#7 posted 02-15-2010 07:03 PM

Great idea! Nice Job!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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RandyMarine

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#8 posted 02-15-2010 08:23 PM

OOHH RAH! adapt, overcome,improvise…sucess will follow. That’s cool, and best yet…FREE!

-- Semper Fi, Randy Sr.

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mcoyfrog

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#9 posted 02-15-2010 09:29 PM

Thats the way we all should do, recycle… very nice

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Walt

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#10 posted 02-15-2010 10:31 PM

Great job, thanks.

-- Walt, Ohio

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Lupo

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#11 posted 02-16-2010 02:40 PM

Love it!~

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