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Project by Tradeturnhobby posted 974 days ago 3758 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally, no more digging through drawers and boxes to find the tool I need! It took me about 3 weeks to build this with all the other Holiday stuff coming together, but overall the project was very easy to do. I copied the plan from a ShopNotes magazine, but instead of one full cabinet I made two small ones. Otherwise I followed the magazine closely for my plans.

The cabinet is made of cheap white pine with a polyurethane finish. I used a wax finish for the final coat. The pegboard is ¼”. I made it in two cabinets simply because I knew that I would be hanging it myself and decided to make it easier on myself.

The doors are on screen rollers recessed into the bottom of the doors and they slide open very easily.

I designed the cabinet for shelves in all four openings; however, I am sure that I will not use them in every opening. I just figured that I would spend the next 30 years trying to decide how best to organize this so making it versatile was the best option. The shelves are just pine and they are adjustable.

Now I can put a bench under this and start organizing this (probably a lifetime project – the organizing I mean. I better have a bench by summer!)

-- TTH, UT





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QuickWay

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#1 posted 974 days ago

Great job. I like the build in two stages to reduce the weight. Pine works great and saves money for the workbench.

-- Bill Native Texan

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BuyoMasilla

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#2 posted 974 days ago

Looks neat and practical. Hope Santa fills in some of the gaps on the pegboard for you.

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 974 days ago

It will pay of in dividends of timed saved. Congratulations.

helluvawreck

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-- 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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KOVA

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#4 posted 973 days ago

ESPECTACULAR!!!!!! NO HAY COMO EL ÓRDEN EN EL TALLER ;-)
AMAZING !!!!!! NO ORDER AS TO THE WORKSHOP;-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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nobuckle

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#5 posted 973 days ago

Nice work.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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