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Project by gtpreacher posted 05-14-2010 05:52 PM 15836 views 23 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A weekend project to get a little more organized in the shop. More will be added later.

-- Phil, North Carolina





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Jeison

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#1 posted 05-14-2010 06:31 PM

very nice. im in the process of adding cleats to my garage shop now. Router bit cabinet is high on my list, they’re all stored in their little boxes stacked on my workbench right now lol! Cabinets are project #3 atm.

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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_Steve

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#2 posted 05-14-2010 06:39 PM

I gotta get me one of those… Great job.

-- McMaker Woodworks, Where you can give directive for a pending antique.

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Bricofleur

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#3 posted 05-14-2010 07:04 PM

Great job. That is flexibility! I only have two stips in my shop and some day, I mean some day, I will add more of these in my shop.

Thanks for the reminder!

Best,

Serge

http://www.atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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RexMcKinnon

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#4 posted 05-14-2010 08:01 PM

Nice, sometimes projects like this are the hardest to get started but pay off the most in the long run.

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

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Div

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#5 posted 05-14-2010 09:09 PM

I learned something, its called a French cleat! I wonder why? It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. Glad you did!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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RichardH

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#6 posted 05-14-2010 09:14 PM

Looks great, especially nice job on the small cabinet. Have been meaning to add a french cleat system to my shop for some time now.
-Richard

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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Dusty56

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#7 posted 05-14-2010 09:33 PM

Wonderful little cabinet …I also need to get organized and I believe that I have room to go the way you have here : ) Thanks and have a great weekend !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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mafe

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#8 posted 05-14-2010 10:16 PM

Wonderful, I love order, and order with beauty is even better.
Thank you for sharing,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 05-14-2010 11:42 PM

Thats a neat idea.

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clieb91

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#10 posted 05-15-2010 04:03 AM

A great way to help get organized. I also really like the cabinet.

CtL

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

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albachippie

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#11 posted 05-15-2010 08:26 PM

This is a great little system, nicely made. Great job

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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steliart

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#12 posted 02-10-2011 04:18 AM

nicely done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Roger

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#13 posted 01-10-2016 01:46 PM

The french cleat system is a very nice way to get things up on the wall/s

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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