Shop Makeover 1- Tool Storage

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Project by rsmith71 posted 02-27-2010 05:46 AM 3731 views 25 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s the first post of my Garage/Workshop Redo. I’ve built all new workshop cabinets to make my half of our two car garage usable for my projects. This one is for my routers, palm sanders and other handheld power tools as well as whatever else I can think to stuff in it. Closed it is 36” wide x 32” deep x 83”high. The center section is 16” wide and the two outer sections are 10” wide each. I plan to add draw latches on the front to hold it closed when moving it around.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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#1 posted 02-27-2010 05:50 AM

Good idea

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#2 posted 02-27-2010 06:16 AM

Good plan and use of space!

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#3 posted 02-27-2010 07:09 AM

Great use of space leaving you plenty of room for projects and if you have tooooo, I suppose your wife’s car. :-)

-- Scott in Texas

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#4 posted 02-27-2010 07:16 AM

Great idea!

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#5 posted 02-27-2010 07:39 AM

Great idea and great work.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 02-27-2010 03:35 PM

Very nice! Will really help keep things organized, and tidy!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#7 posted 02-27-2010 04:23 PM

good job

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#8 posted 02-27-2010 04:38 PM

Very clever idea.

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#9 posted 02-27-2010 05:01 PM


-- rob, ont,canada

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#10 posted 02-27-2010 05:15 PM

Nice!! I like it.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#11 posted 02-27-2010 05:56 PM

Looks great!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#12 posted 02-27-2010 06:30 PM

Aside from keeping everything nice and organized in one compact area, I like the fact, that all the dust stays off the tools when the cabinet is closed, Very cool design.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#13 posted 02-27-2010 06:40 PM

Great looking storage and very effective.

-- AJJ, Eugene OR

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#14 posted 02-27-2010 07:52 PM

Wheels under each segment?

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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#15 posted 02-27-2010 09:37 PM

Yeah. It has 6 wheels now but I’ll probably add more for ease of movement. Might should’ve went with larger wheels but as you can see in pic the garage door would get in way.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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