Makita cordless station

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Project by GFresh posted 09-12-2013 08:16 AM 5007 views 23 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, here is my attempt at a cordless tool station. It was partially inspired from one featured in the latest Wood magazine – Oct. 2013. I modified it to fit the amount of tools I have and more specifically, chargers. Additionally, I added a hidden area for the surge protector and cords.

The construction is mostly reclaimed oak plywood from an old entertainment center (reason for the painting) trimed with left over poplar from another project. Originally I had intended on painting the poplar, but liked the contrast once it was on there so I just left it.

I am really pleased with how it turned out. The extra storage is great to have. Hope you enjoy and get some ideas if you plan to build one.

-G Fresh-

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#1 posted 09-12-2013 09:42 AM

Very nice G. Great use of space. This set up will hit the “to do” list immediately.

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#2 posted 09-12-2013 10:01 AM

Nice work very clean and organzed…

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#3 posted 09-12-2013 11:00 AM


-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of all inventions

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#5 posted 09-12-2013 10:00 PM

Congrats on your first post – always nice to share great shop ideas with fellow LJ’s

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#6 posted 09-13-2013 01:59 AM

This is great, VERY useful

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#7 posted 09-13-2013 09:57 AM

Thanks for all the nice comments.

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#8 posted 09-17-2013 02:40 PM

Great job and idea! It looks really neat and organized. Very functional build for the shop.

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#9 posted 09-18-2013 07:00 PM

Love it!! Nice job G.

I do believe it’s on my “to do” list as well.


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