Lathe Tool Cabinet

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Project by Lboy posted 08-03-2010 06:03 AM 3146 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been thinking about this cabinet for over 5 years. I used recycled Clear Vertical Grain Fir from an old school cabinet that was on it’s way to the dump before I snagged it. The knobs for the doors and drawers are turned (of course) from Brazilian Cherry.

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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 08-03-2010 06:54 AM

great cabinet..nice work on sketchup..

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#2 posted 08-03-2010 10:21 AM

Nice cabinet.I like dove tail on drawers.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 08-03-2010 12:00 PM

Beautiful cabinet and nice save on that perfect CVG Fir : )

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

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#4 posted 08-03-2010 02:11 PM

Nice tool cabinet, very good dovetails.
Is there a slight mismatch in drawer timber colours?

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK,

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#5 posted 08-03-2010 02:44 PM

Sweet cabinet! I also love the first picture. The black and white with the dove tail joinery … Too cool!

That would make a great desk top image….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#6 posted 08-03-2010 02:51 PM

Great looking project, like your plans as well.

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

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#7 posted 08-03-2010 02:52 PM

Nice tool cabinet, way to go on saving the fir and to putting to use on something that wiil be used.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#8 posted 08-03-2010 06:26 PM

Thank you for all of the nice comments. Yes Wheathills, the drawer fronts are from two different boards. I didn’t have one board long enough to make both drawer fronts from one piece. I tried to match as best as I could.

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#9 posted 12-27-2010 08:03 AM

Late to the party, but wanted to comment on your fine work on this!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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