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Project by hooky posted 155 days ago 1602 views 18 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got fed up going out on site to install Kitchen cupboards and not being able to find anything,

So i made this suitcase like box with internal removable trays, it is all made from Plywood. The trays are 100mm square (4 inches) and 70mm tall (2 and 3/4 inches) I used suit case latches to hold the lid closed when carrying and an old kitchen cupboard handle. it works so well i might make a few more

I hope you all like this
Thanks, Hooky

-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 155 days ago

looks great, simple and effective, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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bugz

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#2 posted 155 days ago

Looks great, I got myself some large plastic organizers, a couple of years ago, that I can take with me. This setup sure gets you to a job with what you need and I am not dumping out a 3 # coffee can to find that last screw I need. The organizers worked so well, I built a compartmented shelf to hold them all. I emptied ten 3# coffee cans. Great helpful build.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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drbyte

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#3 posted 155 days ago

Very nice, efficient and functional! Have always liked building my own boxes for things like this. I must have 15 tool totes, hardware boxes and pipe fitting boxes/trays! Keep building them, you’ll never regret it! And they’re sturdy enough to stand on when you need a little extra height. They6 stack so well on hand trucks and carts too! No end of benefits!!!

-- Dennis, WV

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waho6o9

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#4 posted 155 days ago

Well done Hooky!

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John Stegall

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#5 posted 155 days ago

Very good idea! I especially like the fact that they can be taken out as picture 3 shows.
beats the @#$^ out of my fishing tackle box which always manages to have a screw or two stuck somewhere to prevent closing.

-- jstegall

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SquintyPolock

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#6 posted 154 days ago

That is awesome!

-- It's all in a day's work...

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Diggerjacks

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#7 posted 154 days ago

Hello hooky

your project looks great, simple and effective.

I like it

THanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Irishmike757

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#8 posted 154 days ago

Very handy with the removeable trays. Excellent idea.

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Tommy

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#9 posted 154 days ago

Great idea and implementation!!

-- Tommy

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BentheViking

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#10 posted 154 days ago

awesome. I used to install cabinets and I always was looking for a perfect hardware box. I’d get little plastic jewelry organizers which would work great for awhile until inevitably they’ed fall off the counter and smash all over the floor scattering hardware everywhere

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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Mip

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#11 posted 154 days ago

That is a good. I might have to steal this plan and make one of my own. I especially like how you made the compartments separate so you can lift each one out to get to the parts and not have to pinch in the corners.

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hooky

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#12 posted 154 days ago

Thanks everyone for your comments, You are all welcome to copy as i made it up as i went along (so no copy write to worry about)

I agree with everyone who said that plastic ones or fishing boxes don’t work or break quickly ( i have several)

I sort of copied this from a screw box made as a metal case with plastic removable inserts (as these retail for $60 aus i couldnt afford to buy one)

Hooky

-- Happiness is a way of travel , not a destination (Roy Goodman)

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 154 days ago

Well done and great idea….

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

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majuvla

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#14 posted 153 days ago

Awsome organizer!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 148 days ago

Very functional build, a must have for those bits and pieces in the shop. Great job!

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