Parts cabinet

  • Advertise with us
Project by Belford posted 06-06-2017 08:07 PM 1442 views 5 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

· A small (29×13x7) parts cabinet for hardware (hinges, knobs, pulls etc.) from Redheart, Erythroxylum spp. And Bigleaf Maple Acer macrophyllum. Finished in clear shellac, with Brass pulls. Yes that’s the real color.

Just in case anyone is wondering about that shallow drawer at the bottom. I would like to say that I planned it that way for little tiny stuff. But the fact is I inlayed the sides before I remembered to cut the sides to length and I’ll be damned if I was going to start over with a shorter board. So anyway I made a shallow drawer at the bottom because I planned it that way.

16 comments so far

View Jim Rowe's profile

Jim Rowe

991 posts in 2092 days

#1 posted 06-06-2017 08:20 PM

This looks too nice to use in a wood shop! Really well done though.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

View Rich's profile


1698 posts in 369 days

#2 posted 06-06-2017 08:32 PM

Beautiful work. Great design too. I think every parts cabinet should have a shallow bottom drawer.

-- No matter how much you push the envelope, it'll still be stationery.

View WayneC's profile


13716 posts in 3877 days

#3 posted 06-06-2017 09:41 PM

Beautiful. I love the color.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

View robscastle's profile


4295 posts in 1984 days

#4 posted 06-06-2017 10:12 PM

Looks like an overdo for a tool /parts cabinet, however after checking out your bench top and lots of other nice builds and blogs I have come to the conclusion a mouse may have built it for you and is living in the ground floor apartment rent free!!.......and… which level does the chicken reside?

Come to think of it just where abouts do you live at?

-- Regards Robert

View robscastle's profile


4295 posts in 1984 days

#5 posted 06-06-2017 10:14 PM

Annoying duplication.

-- Regards Robert

View Stanleyfredjohn's profile


1 post in 368 days

#6 posted 06-06-2017 11:52 PM

I love it. Excellent workmenship. Those miters look really tight.

View woodbutcherbynight's profile


3452 posts in 2189 days

#7 posted 06-07-2017 12:33 AM

Nice work, a real work of art. Since I usually get this comment thought I would pass it on. You have a better shop cabinet than most have fine furniture.


-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

View Ken90712's profile


17472 posts in 2969 days

#8 posted 06-07-2017 08:05 AM

Well done, we all tend to have design changes from time to time. Love the color

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View helluvawreck's profile


28195 posts in 2647 days

#9 posted 06-07-2017 01:13 PM

This is a beautiful piece of furniture and is so nicely done, but it’s also a very practical piece since it’s a shop storage piece for small hardware, etc. It displays very nice details and craftsmanship.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View Greg Gimbel's profile

Greg Gimbel

50 posts in 151 days

#10 posted 06-07-2017 01:59 PM

Excellent work, the craftsmanship is top shelf!!

-- Greg Gimbel, Rifle, Colorado,

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

7293 posts in 2108 days

#11 posted 06-07-2017 05:00 PM

the color of this piece is stunning. And the inlay highlights it very well.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

View Mr M's Woodshop's profile

Mr M's Woodshop

417 posts in 2847 days

#12 posted 06-07-2017 10:36 PM


-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA,

View BurlyBob's profile


4853 posts in 2046 days

#13 posted 06-07-2017 10:57 PM

Absolutely fantastic!

View majuvla's profile


10813 posts in 2648 days

#14 posted 06-08-2017 05:42 AM

Beautiful red/white combination!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View AHPDEB's profile


23 posts in 1169 days

#15 posted 06-08-2017 07:48 AM

Let me put it this way, if I said this was meant as a tool box of sorts, you’d be sending condolences to maximum security cell A1 to the recently widowed Mrs AHPDEB being questioned by the bizarre passing of her husband who “fell” with the back of his neck on a 4lb hammer.

-- Andries - South Africa

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics