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Project by WoodScrap posted 03-12-2012 01:20 AM 5473 views 48 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished today. This hutch is based on the one Norm of the New Yankee Workshop built but modified to match my needs. It is about 7 feet long and made of red oak hard wood and ply and a replaceable hardboard top. The base cabinet has drawers and two slideout trays on each side. The center section has one long drawer and storage underneath. All the drawers have adjustable dividers so they can be changed to adapt to my needs. I think I’ll take a break from shop projects and build some furniture for the house now that the major benches are complete.

Thanks for looking.

-- Rick -Tulsa

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Gabe C.

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#1 posted 03-12-2012 01:25 AM

Wow, that thing looks super useful! Great job!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#2 posted 03-12-2012 01:33 AM

very nice great work

-- Pat Brownfield Westland,Michigan

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#3 posted 03-12-2012 02:37 AM


Now thats what I call organized! Although its not the best characteristic to have as a woodworker, if my shop isn’t organized and clean, I can’t seem to get my zen feeling and work comfortably. Very nice layout of your shop and great shop furniture. Once I build my new dedicated shop and move out of my two car garage I will be building furniture like this for my shop too.

Thanks for sharing,

-- Mike, Florida,

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#4 posted 03-12-2012 02:45 AM

Great job that’s super.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 03-12-2012 03:28 AM

All of your shop projects look fantastic! What finish are you applying to these cabinets? Also, did you apply a finish to the hardboard tops or just leave them as they came?

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#6 posted 03-12-2012 03:49 AM

Fine looking hutch to go with a fine looking work area Rick.
Nice job indeed!

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#7 posted 03-12-2012 04:41 AM

That is really nice, as well as the rest of your shop. Looks like top quality all the way. Thanks for sharing.

-- - Martin

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#8 posted 03-12-2012 01:27 PM

Great piece and very nice shop.

How many Sqr ft is it? It looks about the same as mine, only MUCH MUCH cleaner.

The only time mine has looked that organized is when I’ve got a old friend coming into town and i want to show off or when I’ve had no new projects to work on for weeks (and than almost never happens). :)

I love seeing how other people organize. it always inspires me….to some day do the same

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#9 posted 03-12-2012 07:28 PM

Very nice shop….......but who cleans it up?

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#10 posted 03-12-2012 08:07 PM

That’s a fine piece of shop furniture. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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Rick Dennington

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#11 posted 03-12-2012 10:21 PM

Stellar job on the hutch, Rick (catchy name ain’t it ?). It works perfect with all the rest of your shop layout.
Great craftsmanship….I too like a nice, clean shop to work in….Building shop furniture is one of my favorite things to do…..I built all of mine, and need some more…..:). Keep up the great work, and carry on…..

-- " Geezer.......Not young.....Not dead....Somewhere in between.."

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#12 posted 03-13-2012 02:40 AM

Nice looking hutch!

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#13 posted 04-24-2012 03:12 AM

That’s way too organized. Consider me intimated.

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#14 posted 02-07-2014 02:35 AM

Really cool!

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