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Project by Gregn posted 03-27-2010 11:53 PM 5324 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Apothecary cabinet I made for my son’s CD’s it holds 960 CD’s. The cabinet base was made from Oak plywood the drawers were made from 1/2” plywood and the drawer faces and trim is oak with ceramic knobs.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg





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Abbott

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#1 posted 03-28-2010 12:03 AM

Your good. That looks great.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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longgone

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#2 posted 03-28-2010 03:12 AM

Looks very good. I am drawing up a design for a DVD storage cabin with 24 drawers that my wife has wanted. Looks very similar to your cabinet. It will be a fun project

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jm82435

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#3 posted 03-28-2010 03:16 AM

looks like a lot of drawer building… and a lot of cds…

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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Lisa Chan

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#4 posted 03-28-2010 05:58 AM

This would ALSO make an excellent sock yarn box. Don’t let your wife swipe it.

-- Lisa Chan, custom cafts and yarn accessories, http://www.grippingyarn.com

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mkrok

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#5 posted 03-28-2010 08:47 AM

This is nce – I want to build on in the shop for hardware bins.

-- Michael, South Florida, http://www.MallardSolutions.com

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#6 posted 03-28-2010 10:22 PM

That is a nice cabinet. It looks like the one they had plans for in Wood Magazine one or two issues ago. I like yours better because the fronts overlap the openings hiding any gaps. Nice workmanship on it too!

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

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#7 posted 10-30-2010 06:46 AM

Nice looking apothecary cabinet.

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#8 posted 11-07-2013 10:53 PM

My Dad still has one of those he built in the 70s, way before CDs and DVDs… It is shocking to see how similar your build looks like his…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#9 posted 08-15-2014 09:45 PM

Very nice…I am building something similar out of 3 1/2×7 1/2 inch 3/4 oak blanks I have (found 2000 of them for almost nothing on local craigslist—have no idea what the original plans were for them) and hope to make about 100 drawers total for different- sized apothecary cabinets. What type of joinery did you utilize in your drawers? I am leaning towards deep rabbets with dowel pin reinforcement for ease, strength and decorative purposes. Great job!

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