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Thread: New Shop Cabinet

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Bloomington MN USA

    New Shop Cabinet

    I have been useing a old fold up saw horse that I made many years ago,to set things on. Decided to make a cabinet that will serve the same purpose and also give me extra storage and it is the same hight as my table saw and work bench. A drawer in the top and shelf under the drawer. Also I have raised it 4 1/2" off the floor so as to be able to store some long boards that are being used at the time for a project. Every inch is helpfull in a small shop. It is made from 3/4" ply wood and pine for the face frame MDF for the top. I put felt pads...adjustable on the feet so it will slide on the floor easley. Full extention Drawer slides were used as well.Click image for larger version. 

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
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    Very nice. It is always a good idea to have a "spot" to set things while you are working. I try to keep things I need to set down on such a platform nearby so that my bench doesn't become cluttered. The bench is for working, the table is for setting stuff on. Also a good idea on setting the height to your tools. Always handy.
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  3. #3
    Looks like it's usable for sure , good job .........
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Should come in real handy Ron!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Looks to be a useful cabinet. Nice work!

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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Pretty handy shop table. I could sure use a couple. Nice idea Ron
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