Recycled Shop Drawers

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Project by McCoy's Woodworking posted 165 days ago 1250 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My neighbor asked for my help in tearing down his son’s old “Jungle Jim”. I agreed, as long as I could keep any usable wood. It turned out to be Cedar, and there was a lot of it! Since I needed some storage space above my workbenches for the little things, I decided to use the newly acquired Cedar. Nothin’ fancy, just straight forward design and construction. Finished with flat polyurethane. Now I have a place for nail sets, calculator, slide rule, hole saws, and countless other “little things”.

-- "Well Done is better than Well Said." ~ Benjamin Franklin

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#1 posted 165 days ago

Great looking project—very nicely done.

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

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#2 posted 165 days ago

very nice and lots of storage.

welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 165 days ago

At first, I thought the project was much bigger (like taking up a side of your garage). LoL .It has a great look. Nice job.

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#4 posted 165 days ago

Those look gr8.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 164 days ago

Lot of good stuff you can build with scraps.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 161 days ago

Great looking drawers, the cedar is beautiful as well as the joints. They made your shop more organized. Great job!

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