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Project by doncutlip posted 991 days ago 3285 views 28 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Copied a project by bluekingfisher. Plywood caracass, pine drawers with 1/2 bottom, full extension 12” slides. About 23 wide by 14 deep overall. A couple of rabbets on the bottom piece, pocket hole joints elsewhere. Sits of 3 1/2 inch locking casters over the base. Painted hunter green to go with the Grizzly green (not quite the same) of the drill press.

-- Don, Royersford, PA





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 990 days ago

Beautiful drill press cabinet.

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 990 days ago

Nice use of space , and mobile as well : ) Great project !

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DocK16

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#3 posted 990 days ago

Great organizer project

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 990 days ago

Very cool, Nice close storage space, too!..........Jim

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

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jackthelab

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#5 posted 990 days ago

Nice project – do you happen to have a photo of the back of the cabinet?

-- Dave in Minnesota - If it ain't broke, improve it!

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Rick Dennington

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#6 posted 990 days ago

Don,

Stellar job on the drill press cabinet…..My old bud, David (bluekingfisher) will be happy to hear you used his pattern…. I really like your shop cabinets in the background…..Stellar job on the build of those, too….very nice…...Nothing like having plenty of storage no matter where you need it…....mighty fine…..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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DamnYankee

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#7 posted 990 days ago

Nice work. Just what I needed another idea for my to-do list. Thanks ;)

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 990 days ago

That’s a very practical cabinet that is well executed and will serve you well for a long time to come. it’s a wonderful edition to your shop.

helluvawreck

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flossy

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#9 posted 990 days ago

Smart use of space. Very nice.

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#10 posted 990 days ago

looking gooood :-)

thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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doncutlip

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#11 posted 990 days ago

Thanks so much for the comments. @jackthe lab: The back of the cabinet it pretty plain, and I didn’t put angle brackets to hold up the extended top the way bluekingfisher did – but I have a spare set and will probably add them some day.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Gina

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#12 posted 986 days ago

Yay, dad!

-- Gina - Pottstown, PA

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ScotttheSurveyor

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#13 posted 983 days ago

very nice. I have a Delta, and was wondering what to do with the wasted space.

-- Angular error is proportionate to the distance run

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 979 days ago

Hi Don,

That’s a very practical arrangement for the drill press. You did a great job on it.

Lee

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NormG

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#15 posted 953 days ago

Great work, keep them coming

-- Norman

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