Easy wall-mounted storage cabinet

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 08-23-2013 06:42 PM 4598 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a super easy-to-make storage cabinet you can build in a day using half a sheet of plywood. More information about this project and free plans.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 08-23-2013 06:50 PM

I’m digging the ‘Mere Mortals’ orange color. I can’t figure out if you like bright colors, or if you just like controversy though.

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#2 posted 08-23-2013 09:05 PM

I enjoy color controversy, in fact you should have called it a “storange” cabinet..

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#3 posted 08-23-2013 09:16 PM

Ha. It’s safety orange!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#4 posted 08-23-2013 10:02 PM

I’m surprised it took you that long to do the backwards blade thing. We’ve ALL done that one. I did that again a week ago in the middle of teaching a class. One of the students pointed it out to me before I closed it up. Ya just laugh at yourself and proceed on.

OK Steve, at 3:11, was that the tape or was that you? Ha ha ha.

Thanks again for sharing reality.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 08-24-2013 12:01 AM

I’m an orange guy. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#6 posted 08-24-2013 01:33 AM

like the project, like the controversy, and like your sense of humor Steve! thks for keeping us all the wk waiting Fridays WWMM video for your fun work, and nice projects! always with a touch of humor!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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#7 posted 08-24-2013 02:42 AM

Wahoo… great cabinet and color scheme I just can’t seem to place

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 08-25-2013 03:07 AM

Steve, love the projects! When I first met you there was a mad hunt going on for the “Ted Woodworking man,” ...once we moved past that insanity I found some great stuff! Keep ‘em coming.

-- I never finish anyth

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#9 posted 08-26-2013 05:57 PM

Great video. As always. And of course… your sense of humor never disappoints. Love the time capsule bit. Cant wait for next weeks project. You had the purple bench, now an orange storage cabinet… what’s next? (hint… pink is my favorite color) ;)

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#10 posted 08-28-2013 01:48 PM

The cabinet serves a good purpose, but the orange color…..Naw….I don’t think so…...!!!!!!!!!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#11 posted 08-30-2013 05:52 AM

I think the orange color is cool! But the hinges don’t look like they can support the weight of those cans though. While watching the video I was wondering why you glued all the sides together (not a very convenient storage box if can’t actually store anything in it LOL), but I guess your method is a little quicker – and definitely more accurate – way to make sure everything is the same size and fits flush. Although I’m not sure if I want to sacrifice the duct tape! Keep the videos coming!

-- Patsy Tierney -

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