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Additional Storage In My Bench

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Project by sedcokid posted 167 days ago 1113 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,





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patron

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#1 posted 167 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

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 167 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!!

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Karson

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#3 posted 167 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 †

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Bob Collins

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#4 posted 167 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

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facecarver

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#5 posted 167 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...

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MShort

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#6 posted 167 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.” ---

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 167 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

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Schwieb

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#8 posted 166 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.

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Rick Dennington

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#9 posted 166 days ago

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

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

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lew

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#10 posted 166 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.

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Surfside

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#11 posted 166 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"

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Roger

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#12 posted 166 days ago

Nice storage solution.

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

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