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Project by GFresh posted 11-13-2013 01:58 PM 3336 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I framed in a wall for my shop to house my tool cabinets. The cabinets are “built in,” secured to the wall and wrapped in black painted poplar with union jack aluminum panels for accents. The bench top is 10’ long, 21” wide, and 1.5” thick oak from my back yard cut into alternating 3/4”, 1”, and 1 1/4” strips. The top was originally 1 3/4” but I had a few issues and had to settle on 1 1/2. Because “I’m spoiled” (as my wife would say,) I used the wall to house a flat panel TV, radio/ CD player and a built in area for cord reels – accessible from both sides of the wall. Additionally I put lights in to illuminate the bench top. Again, I am quite pleased. Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 11-13-2013 02:01 PM

Pretty awesome! Looks great!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 11-13-2013 02:14 PM

Very nice ,looks like a clean well organised shop.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 11-13-2013 02:34 PM

That’s a great addition to your shop. I love drawers.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 11-13-2013 02:37 PM

What a sign! Please tell me where you got it!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#5 posted 11-13-2013 04:25 PM

Nice job and cool set up…. Great work…...

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 11-13-2013 07:57 PM

Nicely laid out. Like the air hose reels inset into the wall, nice space saving idea.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#7 posted 11-13-2013 08:54 PM

Great job and love the sign!

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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GFresh

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#8 posted 11-13-2013 09:50 PM

Thanks for the comments. The sign was a gift from my wife, found here:
http://www.catalogfavorites.com/itemdy00.aspx?T1=V33772&ref=us&query=tools%20daughter

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#9 posted 11-14-2013 01:25 AM

Very nice indeed.

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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#10 posted 11-14-2013 03:28 AM

That’s a great set up! Nicely done

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#11 posted 11-14-2013 03:30 AM

Very nicely done! Love your sign.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#12 posted 11-14-2013 03:41 AM

Awesome bench you’ve made there. Great that fell the top from your property. Thanks for the link, I’ve got one on its way.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#13 posted 11-16-2013 01:31 AM

I once dated a gal who’s father seemed to always be cleaning his pistol’s when I picked her up….I see he gave lessons. :-)

-- Once in a man's life you should have a good dog, a good horse and a good woman. The trick is to get them all together at the same time

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#14 posted 11-20-2013 01:52 PM

make some dust!!! nice work

-- "the hard jobs will take a while..the impossible will take a bit longer"

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