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Project by thelt posted 1028 days ago 2549 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is based on an article and plans in Woodworkers Journal Aug ‘09. Though I didn’t follow the plans exactly it’s pretty close. Made from 3/4” and 1/4” plywood with oak drawer pulls.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."





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NiteWalker

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#1 posted 1028 days ago

Nice job! I like the shelf up top. I need to build something like this. Right now all my sandpaper is in a woodcraft bag…

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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sandhill

2102 posts in 2522 days


#2 posted 1028 days ago

Good and useful project, I like the draw pulls. Holds in the sand paper and gives easy access.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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jack1

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#3 posted 1027 days ago

Nice work. I still use a portable file box for most of my flat stuff and a shoe box for the belts and cylinders! ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Knothead62

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#4 posted 1027 days ago

I’m like jack1. I made a sandpaper holder with an old milk carton, frame for hanger files, and hanger files. Label and you’re done.

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StumpyNubs

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#5 posted 1027 days ago

What the heck is that next to it? Looks like an old radial arm saw with a teeny-tiny blade…

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thelt

616 posts in 1978 days


#6 posted 1027 days ago

Stumpy, that’s one of the dado blades on the RAS, I used it to cut the 1/4” dado’s for the drawers. I sat the organizer on the RAS to take the pictures. Now it sits on my workbench.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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thelt

616 posts in 1978 days


#7 posted 1027 days ago

Here’s the plans I worked from:

<noscript>Woodworker'sJournal-Aug-09</noscript>

Click on the picture for a better view.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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steliart

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#8 posted 1026 days ago

Nice work !!! :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1025 days ago

Great project, nice post.

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

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Craig Havran

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#10 posted 1024 days ago

So simple yet so functional! Thanks for sharing!

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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