Wall cabinet

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Project by Tag84 posted 04-15-2011 02:18 PM 1562 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Square boxes of mdf put together using dowels.
It’s a rather simple and quik result project.
Made this one a few years ago for someone. But it ended up in my home.
It’s mounted to the wall in the center box ,also with dowels.
Painted it with Some white-wash paint.
And it’s got 2 Led lights.

-- -Thomas -

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-15-2011 02:47 PM

Very cool and useful wall display!

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

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#2 posted 04-15-2011 02:57 PM

Nice cabinet. Lights are cool. How are you hanging it to the wall? Did you dowel the corners of the boxes?
Here’s a drawing of a jig I’ve used in the past to join miter cuts making boxes. I use the drill press, then cutout for the box corner to make the jig. After inserting dowel then trim with pull saw and sand.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#3 posted 04-15-2011 03:27 PM

oh nice one Darrel, i never used it like that thanks! i just always screw it and or glue the angles.

Here’s idea..


-- -Thomas -

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#4 posted 04-15-2011 04:09 PM

this is such a cool design! definitely looks like lot of planning! I like the 3D aspect of it!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#5 posted 04-15-2011 04:32 PM

That is really neat looking. It doesn’t even look like MDF. Looks like it would be heavy.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#6 posted 04-15-2011 05:35 PM

Nice work! I think they’d be ideal for kids’ rooms, so they’d free up floor space and they can rearrange the contents whenever they please . . . very versatile and functional!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#7 posted 04-15-2011 09:37 PM

thank you all :)

-- -Thomas -

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#8 posted 04-18-2011 04:21 AM

Very cool idea, I really like your lights. I’ll be using this one for sure!

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