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Project by Tym posted 01-08-2013 05:28 PM 2794 views 15 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In an effort to keep my hand-tools close and easy to get to I am in the process of building a Hanging tool cabinet for them. This cabinet is made out of some old lumber that a friend gave me. I still need to put the drawer fronts on as well as a few other tweaks before it is complete. My long term goal is to move away from machine tools for everything except ruff dimensioning of projects.





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BusterB

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#1 posted 01-08-2013 05:42 PM

Oh that’s a nice cabinet….good job Tym

-- 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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#2 posted 01-08-2013 06:09 PM

Very Nice !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#3 posted 01-08-2013 06:11 PM

Looks great. I like the way the drawers stand proud of the cabinet (in the open position). They look a lot more useful than the shallow drawers I’ve seen in other designs. It’s cool to see that somebody has so many of the exact same tools as I have.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#4 posted 01-08-2013 06:24 PM

nice job

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#5 posted 01-08-2013 06:58 PM

Nice cabinet. Envy…. Envy…. (in the best way)

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#6 posted 01-08-2013 07:34 PM

Nice tool cabinet and great tool collection too. Thanks for posting.

Best,

Serge

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

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#7 posted 01-08-2013 08:33 PM

Super tool cabinet Tym

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 01-08-2013 10:47 PM

Very Nice cabinet and collection of hand tools.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#9 posted 01-09-2013 12:01 AM

Really nice cabinet. I’m looking to build something similar for my growing collection of tools. So I can get a better estimate on size versus capacity, what are the overall dimensions of your cabinet? It also looks like there are several hand saws just to the left of the plane till. Am I seeing that correct? And are the drawers part of the cabinet or are they separate? It is hard to tell from your description and the picture. Was there a example that you modeled yours after or was it just your plan?

Thanks for any additional info you can pass on.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -

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#10 posted 01-09-2013 01:01 AM

very nice and well organized.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#11 posted 01-09-2013 02:51 PM

Wow very organized and neat cabinet. Like that it’s open and can see the beautiful collection of hung hand tools. Way better than the drawer type ones.

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#12 posted 01-09-2013 11:46 PM

Nicely done!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#13 posted 01-10-2013 12:55 AM

Great looking tool cabinet and tool collection.

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#14 posted 01-10-2013 05:19 PM

Well done!! This is on my project list for this year.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#15 posted 01-12-2013 10:05 AM

Very Nice good job!!!!

-- Dimitrios Afidnes Greece

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