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Project by Bricofleur posted 02-29-2012 01:36 PM 4614 views 27 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my completed pantry door tool chest, from closed to full extension. The front has been stained and sanded to give it this antique look (frankly, the black oak stain I used was way too dark!). Two coats of shellac have been applied on all exterior surfaces, except the shelves which got two coats of that dark oak gel stain. The interior was kept raw since I’m planning to glue hooks, holders and shelves. Any finish wood interfer with a good glue bond.

And here it is hung to the wall on french cleats, ready to be filled. Can you imagine the usefulness of the top and lower shelves I added?

All construction details and photos on this page of my blog.

Thanks for looking.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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489tad

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#1 posted 02-29-2012 01:39 PM

Thats a creative design. I like it. It has plenty of storage.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 02-29-2012 01:53 PM

Great design, nice work.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 02-29-2012 02:01 PM

yupper !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 02-29-2012 02:21 PM

Cool design. I would like to see it filled with tools.

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#5 posted 02-29-2012 03:19 PM

That’s a nice design and it will pay you a lot of dividends in your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- 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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#6 posted 02-29-2012 04:16 PM

I have saved this to my favorites. I think the usefulness will be beyond first expectations. Nice work.

-- CAF, Midwest

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Roger

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#7 posted 02-29-2012 04:48 PM

very nifty

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Bricofleur

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#8 posted 02-29-2012 05:01 PM

Thank you all for your comments.

@CAF: You’re right. When installed I realized that even if the window area can’t be used permanently, the cabinet can temporarily span towards the window, yet not blocking natural light.

@Kent Sheppherd: Sooner or later, you will!

Best,

Serge

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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#9 posted 02-29-2012 05:16 PM

This is going in my favorite list and onto my to do list!

-- - Martin

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#10 posted 02-29-2012 06:54 PM

Hello Serge

Effective as usual

The next step is this Pantry Door Tool Chest full of tools !!!

Thanks fo sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#11 posted 02-29-2012 07:08 PM

Exactly what I was looking for, perfect.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#12 posted 03-01-2012 02:01 AM

Been following it on your blog mate. C’est magnifique.

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kiefer

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#13 posted 03-01-2012 02:42 AM

Neat design Serge.
I can see a router bit cabinet based on this design and many other storage ideas .
Great stuff.

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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#14 posted 03-01-2012 01:27 PM

great design!

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com

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#15 posted 03-01-2012 01:34 PM

great design… I really like it.

Is that T-track running verticle in the board on the wall to the left? What’s up with that? Ripping guide?

Where’d you get the magnets?

Thanks for sharing!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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