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Hello everyone :) I am Gul from pakistan and I love wood working though I don’t have any guidance and I learn from you guys through internet.I am setting up my workshop and facing alot of problems as there is no dust collection concept here,I have tried different ways but all in vain.Anyways thanks for looking and reading.
Regards.
Gul.





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OttoH

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#1 posted 05-09-2010 07:13 PM

Wow! Those cabinets are absolutely gorgeous! It looks like you have taught yourself very well indeed. Thanks for posting such a beautiful project.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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bigike

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#2 posted 05-09-2010 07:16 PM

great cabinets.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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gul

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#3 posted 05-09-2010 07:18 PM

Thank you :) You guys are tooooooo sweet.

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tburritt

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#4 posted 05-09-2010 07:20 PM

I like the contrast in light & dark colors it brings more attention to them. Great job!

-- Just a small fish in a big pond trying to make a difference one job at a time.

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gul

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#5 posted 05-09-2010 07:24 PM

I used veneer hard board sheet,i don’t know what you call it there.Rabbet and dados are used for shelves.Butt joints are used for drawers,I know they are weak and not up to the mark :/ We don’t have joinery Router bits here.Handles/door pulls are made out of popular wood.

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NBeener

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#6 posted 05-09-2010 08:01 PM

I hate when people build SHOP furniture that looks BETTER than my BEDROOM furniture :-)

Nice job, Gul, and …. welcome to the LumberJocks !

I love how the Internet has brought us closer together … with woodworkers who live … in my case … 7,400 miles away :-)

-- -- Neil

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#7 posted 05-09-2010 08:25 PM

Great looking cabinets Gul…

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

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 05-09-2010 11:50 PM

Beautiful cabinet. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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TheQueTip

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#9 posted 05-10-2010 03:25 AM

Very nice work Gul. Your cabinets turned our great.

You can never have enough clamps, and as far as I am concerned, you can never have enough storage for tools. I have found that if you build additional storage, you will buy or build new tools to occupy the new storage. (Hey, what a great reason to add more storage… :-)

Hang in there regarding dust collection….. Even if you use dust collection devices, it is still tough to control the dust…..

-- TheQueTip, Round Rock Texas - All tools I've purchased from Harbor Freight eventually became a hammer.

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sandhill

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#10 posted 05-10-2010 03:43 AM

Pretty hi-end stuff there, great job.

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 05-10-2010 03:51 AM

Very nice work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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dustynewt

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#12 posted 05-10-2010 09:42 AM

Beauty Cabinets! What type of wood did you band the panels with?

Dust happens. I rely totally on my shop vac. It takes a little time switching as I go from machine to machine but even if I don’t, gravity, brush and broom always work. So, far at least.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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DaddyZ

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#13 posted 05-10-2010 03:04 PM

Nice Cabinets – Welcome

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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BTKS

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#14 posted 05-10-2010 05:14 PM

Shop cabinets??? I would put those in my kitchen!!!! Great work and keep it up. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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John Gray

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#15 posted 05-10-2010 05:30 PM

Nice job!!!! Maybe you need to “slide down the slippery slope” of using had tools instead of electric?
If you join this site,below, you will find alot of information about and using hand tools.
http://ruckus.law.cornell.edu/mailman/listinfo/oldtools
And of course you should be able to watch videos of Roy Underhill using hand tools here (site below), most all of his videos are available full length here.
http://www.pbs.org/woodwrightsshop/

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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