French Cleat System

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Project by gtpreacher posted 1540 days ago 9174 views 22 times favorited 12 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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#1 posted 1540 days ago

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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#2 posted 1540 days ago

I gotta get me one of those… Great job.

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

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#3 posted 1540 days ago

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!



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#4 posted 1540 days ago

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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#5 posted 1540 days ago

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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#6 posted 1540 days ago

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.

-- "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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#7 posted 1540 days ago

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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#8 posted 1540 days ago

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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#9 posted 1540 days ago

Thats a neat idea.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 1539 days ago

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


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

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#11 posted 1539 days ago

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

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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#12 posted 1268 days ago

nicely done

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

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