Hardware Storage Cart

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Project by grelcar posted 07-26-2010 03:29 AM 4377 views 11 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hardware storage cart I built. It holds seven Stanley Professional Organizers, four regular ones and three deep ones. It was designed to fit below my drill press table. It is made from 3/4 birch plywood and poplar. The brackets for the organizers are made from 3/4” aluminum angle. The casters were mounted outboard to fit over the drill press base. Filled with hardware this weighs over 100 pounds. This is a quick and easy weekend projects. I had most of the organizers before I built this project.

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#1 posted 07-26-2010 04:16 AM

Nice! The only drawback I see is that you have to bend down anytime you want to remove an organizer and access the hardware. Guess as you get old you start thinking of those things.


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#2 posted 07-26-2010 12:54 PM

great idea ,if you want it wuold be very easey to take it on jobsite


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#3 posted 07-26-2010 02:31 PM

Looks good! I’ve been thinking about one of these. I might make one a little larger and incorporate some drawers for boxes of hardware.


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#4 posted 07-26-2010 03:04 PM

Yours turned out much better than mine. I slide my cases in dados which were cut to the size of the lid/lip of the case, plus no wheels on mine as I made it to go on a shelving unit.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#5 posted 07-27-2010 04:57 AM

Cool idea. Well done project.

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#6 posted 07-27-2010 10:50 AM

Nice Project! wish i had that much hardware that would require a storage unit like that! I do like the Stanley organizers, fairly inexpensive and holds things securely. I have one of the big ones and thinking it is about time to get another one.

Again, nice project and very practical

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#7 posted 07-30-2010 02:35 AM

Nice job! Thanks for sharing!

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