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Another wheeled drawer

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Project by MT_Stringer posted 09-04-2013 05:53 PM 7089 views 14 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made another drawer using what ever I could find in the shop. Half inch and 3/4 inch plywwod with 1/2 inch wheels. This is working out nicely. This drawer is being used to store various nails that I hardly ever use. More clutter out of the way.

I have room to build two more drawers – one wide one and another like this one.

More pictures and details are included in my blog.
Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas





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#1 posted 09-04-2013 07:33 PM

nice work I realy like the wheels.

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#2 posted 09-04-2013 08:36 PM

very nice,i’m thinking about building some for under my bench.thanks for sharing.
love the wheels!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 09-04-2013 09:50 PM

Way to use that found space ! Love the Flintstone wheels : )

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#4 posted 09-04-2013 09:51 PM

Cool,nice work.

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#5 posted 09-04-2013 09:54 PM

This is a VERY GOOD idea! I’m gonna add it to my favs so when I get my shop built I’ll remember it! Thanks for sharing!

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#6 posted 09-04-2013 11:17 PM

great idea, i am so making some deeper ones for my small scrap wood under the table… nice!!!

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#7 posted 09-05-2013 01:47 AM

Gr8, simple. Good stuff

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#8 posted 09-05-2013 03:31 PM

Added to favs. Will be looking for applications. Thanks!!!!

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#9 posted 09-05-2013 08:30 PM

And now for an update. I made two more drawers to fit under the tool box. So I am finally through making wheeled drawers.

These last two drawers were built with various types of wood including some reclaimed pallet boards for the bottom of the wide drawer. Plywood from a drawer made in 1987 was cut down to make two sides.

Some good things came out of these projects. Free wood and fewer cutoffs in the “short” bin.

Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#10 posted 09-09-2013 02:39 PM

Brilliant idea! Love them, the wheels look great and very practical. They add storage and organization to the shop.

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#11 posted 09-11-2013 05:37 PM

That’s a really good idea! :)

-- Marty, Ohio

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#12 posted 05-09-2017 02:59 PM

Wish I’d seen this sooner!! I was considering removing the wheels from my rollaways to gain a little more space, now I see I can use that dead-air space with your very practical idea. Great project!

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#13 posted 05-09-2017 04:07 PM



Wish I d seen this sooner!! I was considering removing the wheels from my rollaways to gain a little more space, now I see I can use that dead-air space with your very practical idea. Great project!

- poopiekat

Thank you sir. I built a new work bench/table which gave me a little more room so I built another drawer for it! :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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