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Project by Mike posted 01-18-2013 12:19 AM 4954 views 17 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, so I know one needs to build a workbench an a hanging tool cabinet to get one’s woodworking geek card. Check and check! Who sends me the card now?

Seriously, like many, I had hand tools stuffed here and there and needed some organization. This cabinet has proved to provide a good way to store hand tools. The center section opens for more hanging storage, which is empty until I go shopping for more tools.





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#1 posted 01-18-2013 12:25 AM

That is sooo nice ! Great job and so much storage : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#2 posted 01-18-2013 12:46 AM

nice build…jeff

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#3 posted 01-18-2013 12:54 AM

Nicely done—now get out there and start making more wood projects. ;-)

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#4 posted 01-18-2013 01:02 AM

Excellent. Nice job and nice selection of hand tools.

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

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#5 posted 01-18-2013 01:11 AM

beautiful, and goes great with your bench right below it.

-- Alex, Los Angeles

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#6 posted 01-18-2013 02:01 AM

Great looking and functional too. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#7 posted 01-18-2013 02:50 AM

That’s very nice. I’ll have to steal that approach and put it on the “shop” list. I too have hand tools stuffed in hiding places all over the garage. I probably have two of everything because I buy the extra one out of frustration trying to find the original. Thanks for the idea and good job.

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Takara

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#8 posted 01-18-2013 05:25 AM

Great job. I guess I have yet to earn my geek card. I only have the work bench and a whole bunch of peg board.

-- Danielle - www.takarawoodentreasures.com

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PaulHWood

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#9 posted 01-18-2013 01:40 PM

one of the better cabinets I have seen

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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#10 posted 01-18-2013 01:55 PM

A good cabinet with room for more tools.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#11 posted 01-18-2013 02:17 PM

It’s very nice and well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#12 posted 01-18-2013 05:40 PM

Wow, I need to still build the cabinet to get the geek card? I’m not even a geek yet? What the heck am I then?

Nice work! Thanks for posting and for the idea.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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#13 posted 01-18-2013 06:14 PM

Outstanding! Your membership card is in the mail.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Mike

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#14 posted 01-18-2013 06:46 PM

Thanks for all the positive comments! Very kind.

Nice to learn that my Geek Card is in the mail even without having to show the pile of firewood that was intended to be hand-cut dovetail parts.

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#15 posted 01-18-2013 07:02 PM

I just happen to have a nice cabinet about the same size , which if outfitted like yours would be very nice thanks for the inspiration. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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