Cabinets for my wood shop

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Project by scrollsaw posted 04-19-2013 07:02 PM 1711 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made two different size cabinets for my wood shop out of reclaimed wood.The shelves are made from 1” plywood and the doors are made from pine wood from pallets.The large one to store my larger tools is 40” L 37” W and 24” deep.The small ones are 26” L 26” W 8” deep. The handels on the small cabinets are made from a branch from a pine tree.Thank you for viewing my project.

-- Todd

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#1 posted 04-19-2013 08:14 PM

looks good, i like the peg board no the inside neat idea

-- there is always room for improvement.

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#2 posted 04-20-2013 01:30 AM

Great looking cabinets, I really like the grain on a 45

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#3 posted 04-20-2013 01:33 AM

I like them. The angled wood fronts give them a visual flair you wouldn’t expect in shop furnishing.

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#4 posted 04-20-2013 01:48 AM

Nice job…. should be a great addition to your shop.

-- 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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#5 posted 04-20-2013 03:25 AM

Those are probably the best pine doors I’ve seen. Awesome creativity with running the grain at an angle. With the angle and the contrasting darkness between the pieces of wood – it looks great. Surprisingly for pine.

-- Scott Rieman

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#6 posted 04-20-2013 09:51 AM

Thank you.

-- Todd

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#7 posted 04-20-2013 02:36 PM

Great idea for shop cabs, those look good. Might have to borrow this one!

-- Corey, Renville, MN

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#8 posted 04-20-2013 03:42 PM

awesome…projects from reclaimed materials are the best…
1 inch ply? did you laminate 2 1/2 sheets or can you purchase it that way? I’ve never seen 1 inch ply in my area

-- Pabs

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 04-20-2013 09:48 PM

These are great! You can never have too many cabinets. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#10 posted 04-21-2013 01:37 AM

Thanks for all the comments.

-- Todd

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#11 posted 05-06-2013 03:52 PM

Nice looking cabinets… Really like the angled grain and branch handles

-- Dan

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#12 posted 05-06-2013 07:14 PM

Thank you.

-- Todd

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#13 posted 05-07-2013 07:01 PM


-- Southernelle

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Marty Smoley

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#14 posted 09-12-2013 03:12 PM

Nice. I like that they are from reclaimed wood. I also like the angle of the wood on the front.

-- Marty,

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#15 posted 09-12-2013 04:38 PM

These will make a very nice addition to your shop. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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