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Project by rod66 posted 1368 days ago 1997 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished installing these carriage style storage cabinets in a basement for a customer. The carcass is made of poplar ply and 4/4 poplar. The legs are six inch and have leg levelers installed in them. The basement floor has a bad crown, and the levelers make my life much easier at install time. Door are around 78” high and 22” wide. I made the doors with my adjustable tongue and groove Freud router bit. I made the frame of the door 1” thick to help carry the size and weight of the door. The panels of the door a 4” grooved exterior siding ply. Shelves are all adjustable. I used Spiral Shelf Supports for the first time. They worked great..because they are fine tunable shelf supports…can get rid of any wobble you may have in the shelf. Over all the cabinets end up being 172” wide and 85”high





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sras

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#1 posted 1368 days ago

That’s a whole lot of storage! Nice looking cabinets.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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SgtSnafu

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#2 posted 1368 days ago

Nicely done, great looking storage system.

Thanks for sharing.

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

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HokieMojo

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#3 posted 1368 days ago

They look great. I’d love to see what they’d look like with a couple contrasting colors to accent all the hard work.

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NBeener

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#4 posted 1368 days ago

As the saying goes … “Form follows function.”

So … they’re beautiful.

When shall I expect you, here ? :-)

-- -- Neil

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 1367 days ago

Thats is alot of storage. Nice work.

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

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NormG

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#6 posted 1366 days ago

Wow, what a project

-- Norman

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