Better than just peg board....

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Project by lilredweldingrod posted 06-16-2010 08:37 AM 8581 views 45 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed more storage and yet I like my peg board. So this is my updated version. First I removed all the peg board. Made a carcass and rehung the peg board sections around the shelve carcass. The peg board on the back of the carcass is in 1/4” rabbits. I then made the adjustable shelves for the middle.
Third picture shows my very first attempt at through tenons in the mortises. Both doors came out perfectly square. Needless to say I was happy with this. My previous raised panel experiments were unmitigated disasters.I made the doors so that I could utilize the inside as well as the outside for hanging tools and other odds and ends.
I was going to paint the carcass, but I liked the birds eye pine on the two middle uprights. If you look close in the fifth picture it is visible.
I also added the face frame to the cabinets on top and a 4” light fixture behind the wide section for the uppere face frame.
I used three hinges to insure the strength of the doors.

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#1 posted 06-16-2010 09:57 AM

Very well done looks great!

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

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#2 posted 06-16-2010 10:20 AM

I’m definitely stealing this idea as soon as I’m done w/ my 20 other projects.

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#3 posted 06-16-2010 10:33 AM

nice job my friend you gained a hole lot of room your shop is looking good

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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#4 posted 06-16-2010 11:16 AM

Yes we need more space…
Really nice job.

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

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#5 posted 06-16-2010 12:49 PM

That is a nice compact idea. Good work!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#6 posted 06-16-2010 02:14 PM

Good use of the space!

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#7 posted 06-16-2010 02:26 PM

Great idea, thanks.

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#8 posted 06-16-2010 04:07 PM

Nice cabinet, looks great.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 06-16-2010 04:13 PM

thats a great idea, you triple the storage space.

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#10 posted 06-16-2010 05:07 PM

Wow! That is cool and neat.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#11 posted 06-16-2010 05:09 PM

a super storage system

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 06-16-2010 05:11 PM

Great setup. Lots of toys to play with.

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#13 posted 06-16-2010 06:00 PM

Nice job, great set up on the added storage.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#14 posted 06-16-2010 07:10 PM

Very nice setup. You got tons of tools.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#15 posted 06-16-2010 08:21 PM

Good stuff. How do you reach the top things from the chair though?

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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