LumberJocks

Additional Storage In My Bench

  • Advertise with us
Project by sedcokid posted 246 days ago 1170 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed more storage in my bench, I had only one shelf in this section behind the door. I made three drawers that are pretty hefty. They are all made from 3/4” plywood and the drawer glides are full extension and rated for 100 lbs. As you can see they are full!!

Thanks for looking and as always all comments are welcome!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





12 comments so far

View patron's profile

patron

12947 posts in 1925 days


#1 posted 246 days ago

seems we never have enough storage
drawers are my preferred ones too
shelves just hide things
after the sawdust coats everything
in a neutral color
drawers can be dedicated
shelves are just ‘catch-all’s’

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

10954 posts in 1689 days


#2 posted 246 days ago

I love it. You can never have too much storage space. Being on drawers like that is nice fin find things!!
Good job, Chuck!.............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View Karson's profile

Karson

34844 posts in 2984 days


#3 posted 246 days ago

Nice use of the space.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

1501 posts in 2268 days


#4 posted 246 days ago

Nice drawers Chuck, space is always at a premium in our shops.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

View facecarver's profile

facecarver

154 posts in 260 days


#5 posted 246 days ago

Way Cool!!! Full extension is the way to go….

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...

View MShort's profile

MShort

1720 posts in 2002 days


#6 posted 246 days ago

Great use of the space Chuck. Looks like you have it all nice and organized and by the looks of the pic you need the 100 lb rated slides. Well done !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

986 posts in 1737 days


#7 posted 246 days ago

Well done. Got to love accessible storage.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

View Schwieb's profile

Schwieb

1464 posts in 2045 days


#8 posted 246 days ago

Nice addition to your bench, Chuck. I like storage behind doors. Drawers keep things neater and allow you to dedicate spaces for particular items. Not to mention keeping dust out.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

View Rick  Dennington's profile

Rick Dennington

3264 posts in 1778 days


#9 posted 245 days ago

Additional storage in a work bench….....

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

View lew's profile

lew

9916 posts in 2339 days


#10 posted 245 days ago

Great idea, Chuck! It sure doesn’t take long to find things to fill those voids, does it!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View Surfside's profile

Surfside

3016 posts in 757 days


#11 posted 245 days ago

I love what you did there man! Such a brilliant idea. An additional organizer in the shop. Good job.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

View Roger's profile

Roger

13953 posts in 1388 days


#12 posted 245 days ago

Nice storage solution.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase