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Here is the tool cabinet that I made myself for Christmas. It’s red oak and oak plywood. The finish is Minwax Red Oak stain and polyurethane. Got the plans from Wood magazine. Think I will try making something similar to go in the house as a pantry.
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#1 posted 12-24-2012 03:18 PM
That really looks nice. I like having nice looking things in the shop. You’ll probably use it more.
-- Bruce, Boise, ID
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#2 posted 12-24-2012 06:04 PM
Nice work a very useful cabinet.
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#3 posted 12-24-2012 06:48 PM
There is a fine tool cabenit for sure, and it will find lots of use in your shop. Sliding doors vs: swing doors, will the debate ever end??Are your drawers on metal guides or slider rails?I like your choice of oak for the shop … it reads strength and longevity.
-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.
#4 posted 12-24-2012 07:07 PM
Grumpymike, Thanks for the comments. I used metal guides. The plans called for the hinged doors. Didn’t think about sliding doors, but wish I had. The doors don’t want to stay open. I still need to install some magnetic catches to keep them closed.
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#5 posted 12-25-2012 04:47 AM
great looking cabinet,very fuctional.
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#6 posted 12-29-2012 05:11 PM
Functional and looks great to boot…. nice job
-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)
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