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I have just finished making my tool cabinet! I have not finished putting all of my tools in it yet. I used Marc Spagnuolo’s plans and made a few changes.Thanks for looking!-Matthew
Aug 03, 2012
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#1 posted 08-03-2012 01:31 PM
Simple but very nice—particularly like you wood chisels.
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#2 posted 08-03-2012 01:37 PM
That is a beautiful piece! I love that the doors protect and help to keep at least some of the dust out. It looks great Matthew!
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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#3 posted 08-03-2012 02:02 PM
great piece, what are the handles?
-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice
#4 posted 08-03-2012 02:03 PM
also, how did you mount the tool holders on the doors. I built a similiar door for a sanding cabinet, but failed to realize I couldn’t mount anything without it being seen on the outside
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#5 posted 08-03-2012 02:20 PM
Matthew, that’s a great looking toolbox and it should last you a lifetime. Congratulations.
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#6 posted 08-03-2012 02:32 PM
@PaulHWood The handels are just two pieces of ply wood laminated together, And used a large router bit to create a L shape. I used 3/4’’ ply so I just used small screws to mount every thing to the door.
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#7 posted 08-03-2012 02:35 PM
This is a very nice cabinet. What a grat way to start your woodwoorking day – looking at something useful and attractive that you built!
-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.
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#8 posted 08-04-2012 12:09 AM
That’s just plane sweet! :)
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#9 posted 08-04-2012 12:53 AM
I built my cabinet based on the FWW plans but I like yours layout better. Great addition to the shop!
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#10 posted 08-04-2012 12:20 PM
What grad ply did you use? AC?
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#11 posted 06-12-2013 10:33 PM
very nice indeed :)
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