Pegboard Cabinet

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Project by Jesse posted 12-17-2010 06:42 AM 3604 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everyone. I got the plans for this out of a ’ Setting Up a Small Shop” ( I think). A publication from Popular Woodworking, Anyway, this turned out pretty great from a utility point of view. Myself, like most of us, should certainly be more organized in my shop. This project puts nearly 20 square feet of pegboard into only a cabinet’s worth of wall space. It’s made almost entirely of 2x material and a sheet of pegboard.

PS. Don’t tease me about my tools, I am working on it lol

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#1 posted 12-17-2010 10:20 AM

It is very clever.

-- Jiri

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#2 posted 12-17-2010 12:01 PM

Nice job, never enough storage as we all know. Enjoy.

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

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#3 posted 12-17-2010 03:45 PM

Great way to maximize wall space

Thanks for sharing

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

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#4 posted 12-17-2010 03:54 PM

I won’t tease you—I have that exact set of chisels, the same hacksaw, combination square and rasp :-)

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#5 posted 12-17-2010 04:06 PM

Hah – I have that same issue, and am about halfway through building the same cabinet (haven’t had much weekend time this past month with all the Christmas activities…)

I hope mine turns out half as nice as yours…

Nice job!

-- I do not like work even when someone else does it. - Mark Twain

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#6 posted 12-17-2010 05:11 PM

Good use of available space.
Now you just walk over & take a tool when needed.
Nice job.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#7 posted 12-17-2010 05:47 PM

That is a pretty cool cabinet. Nice job you did on it. That certainly holds a lot of tools!!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 12-17-2010 06:07 PM

Nice Set-up Going !!

Those Jackstands might hurt if they get knocked over !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#9 posted 12-18-2010 03:10 AM

Lol, thought about the jack stands. Thats why i put the 3” trim molding on the front so there is a nice ledge.

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#10 posted 12-18-2010 03:14 AM

Nice job Jesse.

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#11 posted 12-18-2010 09:03 AM

These are great storage units, they can hold alot in a small foot print. Small shop, big shop alike makes for a great project. Well done and best of all, it gives You reason to buy more tools and who doesn’t like to do that !!

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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#12 posted 12-19-2010 06:36 AM

Very Nice

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#13 posted 12-25-2010 05:56 PM

I just took a look at your cabinet. I have been thinking that will one of my next projects, to help reduce a little clutter. I hope mine turns out as nice as yours. Nick

-- Nick,Pa.

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