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Hidden drawer in walnut cabinet

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Project by JustplaneJeff posted 474 days ago 1849 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hidden drawer in top of cabinet slides forward when two springloaded square plugs are depressed at the same time. The drawer lockes back in place by simply pushing it back in. No one yet has found it with out being shown how it works. It is a shop display so I love to show everyone

-- JustplaneJeff





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Albe

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#1 posted 474 days ago

Cool idea

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#2 posted 474 days ago

Great job. Love the drawer.

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#3 posted 474 days ago

Very cool cabinet.

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#4 posted 474 days ago

I really like this! Been looking for ideas similar to this.

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bbc557ci

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#5 posted 474 days ago

Really cool!! In my old house I removed the kick plate from a 3 foot kitchen cabinet and made a built in/hidden drawer. Kept 3 collectable long guns and 4 collectable hand guns in it along with a few other valuables/goodies. Like yours better though.

-- Bill, central NY...no where near the "big apple"

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#6 posted 474 days ago

Like it very much. BTW your workshp is amazing

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Oldtool

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#7 posted 473 days ago

Nice plane display cabinet, cool hidden drawer.

I viewed your shop photos page, looks like a slice of heaven. The tool collection is fantastic, and it’s great the way you display and use these in your shop. I assume you made most or all the cabinets in the shop, beautiful work.

Great craftsmanship, fantastic shop, what more could a man ask for!

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david38

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#8 posted 473 days ago

looks nice

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JoeinGa

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#9 posted 473 days ago

Why’dja hafta go and SHOW everyone? Now they’ll all know where you keep your STASH! :-)

Nice cabinet, and nice shop too!

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SquintyPolock

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#10 posted 473 days ago

It’s a great stash box! Beautiful piece of work.

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boomfiziks

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#11 posted 473 days ago

That’s really neat! A friend showed me a company that makes something similar. Check out their safeguard shelving system video first: http://qlinedesign.com/safeguard/ , then check out their other ones.

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#12 posted 473 days ago

In the third pic, that jack plane above the door frame makes me nervous.

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