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Project by Angela posted 01-18-2011 08:13 AM 4631 views 26 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m sure someone must have posted this before since it’s been featured in Fine Woodworking but I still thought I’d post mine since I put a step by step explanation on my website. I’m slowly adding my tools to the cabinet. I really love this cabinet and you can see my sanding wall cabinet, which I recently posted on this website, is on the left.

I’m currently working on a saw cabinet that will fit under my table saw extension.

If your interested in making this cabinet you can take a look at my website for more information. www.WoodWorkersWebsite.com

Thanks
Angela

-- www.WoodWorkersWebsite.com - Helping other woodworker's





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Dez

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#1 posted 01-18-2011 08:54 AM

It is a nice cabinet isn’t it! Mine is modified from the original quite a bit but I loved the basic design!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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Bob42

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#2 posted 01-18-2011 01:55 PM

Good job. That’s on my todo list soon.

-- Bob K. East Northport, NY

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mafe

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#3 posted 01-18-2011 02:09 PM

It’s a beautiful, simple tool cabinet, just as they should look in my eyes.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

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

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blackcherry

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#4 posted 01-18-2011 02:40 PM

I posted this beauty a few year back and still love it as one of my shop most useful organizers. Your going to fine that it hard to fill up as well as amazed how much it will hold. Enjoy your new shop mate and well done on putting your cabinet together. Over the years I’ve added a small set of six draws to the lower space which came in very handy for small tools, something you may incorporate at a later date. Thanks for posting …BC

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Maveric777

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#5 posted 01-18-2011 03:30 PM

Now that dog will hunt! I really like the cabinet in a cabinet set up. Looks like a fine fitting cabinet in any shop. Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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Angela

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#6 posted 01-18-2011 08:47 PM

I didn’t add the six drawers in the bottom because I wanted a specific place for all my recharging items. I put a long power strip right below the cabinet. I added a grommet in the back of the cabinet so all the wires could go through. Looking at the photo, I should pull all the underneath wires together and fasten then so it looks better. I’m using walnut for all the tool holders for the contrast.

Blackcherry, I see you don’t have a door knob on the right door and you have items in front of it. Is that a door or did you do something special with it?

Thanks
Angela

-- www.WoodWorkersWebsite.com - Helping other woodworker's

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blackcherry

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#7 posted 01-19-2011 01:13 AM

I used a push lock or a bullet catch as it sometimes called, you simply push and release the catch and the door spring open. Nice idea on the charging station. Could you have placed the power strip inside the cabinet and plug the charger and cords inside and just feed the main power cord outside to the outlet, just a thought…BC

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#8 posted 01-20-2011 09:56 AM

Hi Angela

What a great looking tool cabinet. I love to see a person that is organized. You did an excellent job on this cabinet. Thanks for sharing and the inspiration. I need to get more storage cabinets built in my shop yet.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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