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Project by lrob posted 10-15-2011 10:34 PM 2625 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just fiinish a drill press cabinet for the shop. It was inspired by one the Jeremy Grenier had posted. The cabinet top is 15 3/4” x 31” and the unit stands 29 3/4” with casters. There are four drawer in the cabinet 2 – 4 1/2”, 1- are 5” and the bottom one is 6 1/2”. The case was made using 2” x 3” spruce. I use 3/4” scrap pine for the side and back. The casters are 4 3/4” high, which clears my Drill press base. I trimed the top and front with scrap 3/4”cherry I had. The top was a scrap piece I had front and old desk I recycled.

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lilredweldingrod

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#1 posted 10-15-2011 10:49 PM

That’s a nice addition to any shop. The cherry and pine really look sharp and compliment each very well. That is very attractive cabinet and it fills the void under the drill press very neatly. Rand

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Rick Dennington

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#2 posted 10-16-2011 01:30 AM

lrob,

Stellar job on the d.p. table. As you know, you can never have enough storage, especially where tools like d.ps, table saws, etc. need it…and it dresses up the area under the d.p. I like the choice of woods you combined to build it….great job, and very nice looking….thanks for posting….

-- Here in the South, we say "down the road a piece"...and , "it's over yonder".....!!

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amagineer

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#3 posted 10-16-2011 02:00 AM

You have raised the class of storage in your workshop. My tools would beg to be in such a nice cabinet.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 10-16-2011 03:02 AM

We call that house furniture in Ok! Nice job!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 10-16-2011 03:17 AM

Well done, looks great. A nice addition to any shop.

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

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Schwieb

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#6 posted 10-22-2011 08:37 PM

Real nice. Now why didn’t I think of that? You have some nice fixtures in your shop. I for one really appreciate that.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Koa

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#7 posted 02-12-2012 08:44 PM

Nice cabinet, looks like you have been making some nice shop furniture.

-- An aspiring woodworker.

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