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Forum topic by Alan S posted 08-31-2015 02:26 AM 756 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Alan S

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08-31-2015 02:26 AM

Has anyone built their workshop cabinet doors with clear panels so you can see at a glance what’s in the cabinet? Some kind of clear acrylic or something? Just wondering. It seems like a good idea to me. Thoughts?

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#1 posted 08-31-2015 02:34 AM

Why yes, I did that this summer and totally love them. I used my raised panel door set and ripped 2×4’s to a little over an inch. I used plexi glass for the window panels. It’s great to see what I want form across the room, go right to it without opening every cabinet door. I pretty sure the cost difference between plexi and glass is minimal. I went with plexi for safety reasons. It won’t shatter if ever broken. If your thinking about it, I really recommend you go for it.

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#2 posted 08-31-2015 10:25 AM

Yup. Definitely plexiglass

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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#3 posted 09-01-2015 02:21 AM

Plexi scratches much easier than glass and dust seems attracted to plexi. Safety/tempered glass is much less apt to shatter.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 09-01-2015 03:34 AM

Listen to the veterinarians for they know what they talk of.

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