Cutoff Bin/Wood Storage

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Project by nurvreck posted 01-25-2013 03:25 AM 5796 views 26 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While I don’t think that this is a one of a kind design, I haven’t seen it before and this is something I thought up in about 30 min. I had 8 pieces of 3/4” plywood that were already cut 24” x 35” and a full sheet to work with so using that I wanted something where I could lay wide, rough cut boards and also stand my cutoff so they didn’t get lost on the bottom of a 55 gal trash bin… anymore. It took about 2-1/2 hours to make and I think it was well worth it. Hope some of you guys can use the design for your own shops.

I moved this pic down because it was driving me crazy oriented sideways

-- Dan, SSgt/USMC, Yuma, AZ

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#1 posted 01-25-2013 03:31 AM

thats an interesting way to make a lumber storage area very nice

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#2 posted 01-25-2013 12:18 PM

That’s a very clever solution. I may copy your idea for my shop. I really like the design.

-- Shawn DuGay, Wallingford, CT

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#3 posted 01-25-2013 06:10 PM

What an awesome idea! I too may borrow that for my shop. My current solution looks just like your last photo.

Oh, and I just noticed by visiting you blog… Thank you for your service and sacrifice for your country and all of us!

-- Paul Lyons

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#4 posted 01-25-2013 06:13 PM

Nice work, Dan. That will get the job done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 01-25-2013 08:28 PM

Hi Dan. Nice job. It’s tough to see the joinery in the pics. Is the plywood just butted or are there dados?

-- -- Jim, Cumberland,RI -- Life is all the other stuff you do when you're not in the shop. -

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#6 posted 01-25-2013 09:39 PM

great storage bin/rack.nice build

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 01-25-2013 10:48 PM

Thanks guys. Glad some of you can use the design.

@JRAP – it’s all butted. I don’t have any power tools and I just wanted something quick and usable. It would definitely benefit from dados for added strength and easier assembly but the fact that it’s still standing after I put the wood in was good enough for me!

-- Dan, SSgt/USMC, Yuma, AZ

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#8 posted 01-26-2013 02:03 AM

cool project
i definitely need to make me one of those!


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#9 posted 01-26-2013 04:22 PM

Good design, that should certainly do the job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#10 posted 01-27-2013 11:43 PM

I like this design, too. I’m thinking I’m going to have to build me one. Thanks!

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