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Project by WoodScrap posted 1538 days ago 5118 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Wife is an avid cross stitcher and had her thread (floss) everywhere. So, I built her a storage cabinet. It has ten drawers with 18 individual compartments so she can seperate them by color and material. No, it hasn’t stop the floss from being put everywhere but I can now at least point to where it should be stored (of course only if she is out of the room).

-- Rick -Tulsa





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sras

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#1 posted 1538 days ago

Very nice cabinet! Sounds like you have the art of placing demands down pretty good too ;)

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Steffen

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#2 posted 1538 days ago

Hey I can make one of these for my pens…

-- Steffen - Kirkland, WA

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dustyal

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#3 posted 1538 days ago

Nicely done… and I could do the same for my wife’s tubes of watercolor paints…. but I haven’t developed the art of providing her with guidance and direction…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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BTKS

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#4 posted 1538 days ago

Yea, I wear the pants around my house too, until my wife gets home. That is a well made, great looking cabinet. Keep it up, BTKS

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

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#5 posted 1538 days ago

I agree with BTKS – that is a great looking, nicely made cabinet. And I suspect that practically everyone could find something to do with one of these – who doesn’t have lots of small doohickeys laying around. I know I could certainly use one. Hey, they’d be nice in the shop for storing small pieces of wood that we just don’t want to throw out ‘cause we know as soon as we do, we are going to need it!

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1538 days ago

nice a lot of drawers and compartments great job

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NBeener

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#7 posted 1538 days ago

A lot of effort … and a great result !!

-- -- Neil

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papabear

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#8 posted 1538 days ago

I read the title and thought “by this guy has dental care issues”

Nice box. Would be a nice size to store flys between fishing seasons.

-- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.

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oldoak

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#9 posted 1538 days ago

very nice cabinet.

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TheQueTip

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#10 posted 1538 days ago

I can see that being used as storage for a lot of different hobbies. Nice work.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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Monty Queen

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#11 posted 1538 days ago

Awesome job on the cabinet. My wife is in to kniting and she wants me to make her a storage chest. Fantastic work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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DaddyZ

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#12 posted 1538 days ago

Nice Cabinet, well done !!

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

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Bullet

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#13 posted 1538 days ago

And you’ll have nice clean teeth and healthy gums!!!.

Gorgeous oak, by the way!

-- Anything is possible when you have no idea what you're talking about.

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gul

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#14 posted 1538 days ago

what a thoughtful gift :) great job.

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RexMcKinnon

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#15 posted 1538 days ago

Nice storage box. All those compartments must have been a ton of work.

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

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