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Project by doncutlip posted 12-14-2011 02:10 AM 3669 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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#1 posted 12-14-2011 02:37 AM

Beautiful drill press cabinet.

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#2 posted 12-14-2011 03:26 AM

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

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#3 posted 12-14-2011 05:05 AM

Great organizer project

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#4 posted 12-14-2011 06:03 AM

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

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#5 posted 12-14-2011 02:19 PM

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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#6 posted 12-14-2011 04:53 PM

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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#7 posted 12-14-2011 07:25 PM

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

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#8 posted 12-14-2011 07:42 PM

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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#9 posted 12-14-2011 10:19 PM

Smart use of space. Very nice.

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#10 posted 12-14-2011 11:13 PM

looking gooood :-)

thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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#11 posted 12-15-2011 12:57 AM

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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#12 posted 12-18-2011 08:33 AM

Yay, dad!

-- Gina - Pottstown, PA

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#13 posted 12-22-2011 12:01 AM

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

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#14 posted 12-25-2011 04:38 PM

Hi Don,

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

Lee

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#15 posted 01-20-2012 05:02 AM

Great work, keep them coming

-- Norman

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