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Project by omextreme posted 953 days ago 2078 views 12 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I am still in the process of setting up my new shop and found myself at a point where enough tools were unpacked to knock out a small test project. My mother in law wanted a 2 tier silverware organizer for the kitchen. I scrapped the crappy pressboard drawer box and built a new one out of $5 bundle of poplar from the rockler grab box. Slapped on the old drawer front and its done.

Got a chance to run the new sawstop cabinet saw… WOW… As well try my hand at the rigid planer and the dovetail jig. Never run wood through a planer or made dovetails before I must say there is something to be said for the systematic removal of wood chips from a board.

I cannot wait to try out the rest of the goodies sitting in boxes waiting to be assembled.





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obi999

182 posts in 2003 days


#1 posted 953 days ago

That is very well done and a new idea to me. Never thought about this solution with two drawers in one and had to set it on my “idea-list”.
Thank you very much for sharing!

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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MrDan

199 posts in 1883 days


#2 posted 953 days ago

That’s a fun place to be with boxes of goodies waiting to be assembled. :) Nice job on the drawer, I like the 2 tiers.

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Shanem

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#3 posted 953 days ago

Never thought about it fully extending out the back. It’s been on the list of things to do. I already picked up the soft close slides.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#4 posted 953 days ago

That is a really cool idea, I love it!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 953 days ago

It looks like you are all set to build you some boxes for your tools. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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workerinwood

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#6 posted 952 days ago

Nice job!! I have a couple of drawers that could use some help, thanks for the idea.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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omextreme

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#7 posted 952 days ago

I cant take credit for the idea, we bought cabinets from lowes and paid $250 for this option in one of the drawers… Wish I would have built my own!

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