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Project by Siegel_KenEvil posted 432 days ago 2081 views 28 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not much to say about this one. I was able to use left over boards from previous projects. There’s a little over 3 inches between the false back and the real one. I think this would also be good to hide guns. I like how the top light doesn’t swing with the shelf door so that the hidden contents are illuminated.

-- Scott





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 432 days ago

Very slick. Nice design, I like the way it hides the iron & broom.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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404 - Not Found

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#2 posted 432 days ago

great idea

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 432 days ago

I like it well done.

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 432 days ago

Now that is a neat piece of Utility furniture. Nice job.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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redryder

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#5 posted 431 days ago

Way different.
If I only had two straight walls…...............

-- mike...............

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mtenterprises

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#6 posted 431 days ago

Very unique!

MIKE

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woody57

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#7 posted 431 days ago

Great idea. Good job

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Mip

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#8 posted 431 days ago

This is a good idea for putting away housekeeping tools out of site. I was going to ask for plans, but on second thought, I might be able to figure it out based on the pictures you sent. Thanks for showing.

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clieb91

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#9 posted 431 days ago

Nice idea and execution.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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CL810

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#10 posted 430 days ago

Very nice. Good solution to a common annoyance – ironing boards!

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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A.Scott

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#11 posted 430 days ago

Wow…I like your idea and the thought of using this as a hidden gun cabinet!
Thank for sharing this!!!

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 429 days ago

Clever and unique idea! Great use of the corner space and additional storage, like the light effects as well.

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Siegel_KenEvil

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#13 posted 429 days ago

A few people have asked me for plans. I’m attempting to post a link to them. These are the plans I started with but I did a lot of modifying so the final project doesn’t match the plans.

Everyone who saw this cabinet, before I hung it 6 inches on the wall, commented it was too short. It was going to be free standing but hanging it solved two problems. It raised the height and it prevented the entire unit from falling over when the large door was open.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0ByBHILyyfbBuVDJ1ZnFuUUpnOGs/edit?usp=sharing

-- Scott

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Ben Simms

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#14 posted 425 days ago

cool

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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