Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'french cleat'

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Shop Shifting #6: Organizer Organizer

05-11-2020 03:06 PM by sras | 8 comments »

I’ve fallen behind on these updates. This project was completed almost 5 years ago. Time flies … I chose Harbor Freight’s parts storage case to organize my small parts (bolts, nuts, screws, nails, knobs…) I then designed a cabinet to organize the storage cases (an organizer for my organizers). I had a supply of 3/4” cabinet plywood leftover from my shop cabinet project. My first pass used 1/4” shelves, but they were sagging under the weight....

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Cordless tools hangers - for French cleat

03-25-2020 10:26 PM by mafe | 7 comments »

Cordless tools hangersfor French cleat I like good tools and I like order, but most of all, I like to have my tools just where I need them, so I have made a easy to reach setup, by my work / saw table.Recently I bought some Makita 18v cordless tools, this so I can bring then to my allotment house, where there are no electricity, except my generator (I can use it to charge some batteries if I run out of power). I needed a wee reorganization around the work bench and decided that I would ...

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Weekly(ish) Blog #2: Weekly(ish) Blog #3: 180922 Shop Blog

09-23-2018 01:33 PM by Rob_s | 0 comments »

The wife recently finished painting our cabana bath, and wallpaper’d one of the walls with some nautical charts, so we’re about ready to add some towel/robe hooks. Because (a) this is the cabana bath and (b) with two little girls we seem to constantly be looking for places to hang up towels, we wanted a lot of hooks. We’ve used boat cleats as towel hooks elsewhere, so she ordered up 10 from somewhere. Also the cabinet doors are a shaker style so we wanted to mimic that wi...

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Floating Serpentine Shelf #8: Final Assembly and Installation

07-15-2017 02:45 PM by Ron Stewart | 2 comments »

Initially, I thought I could assemble the entire shelf in the garage, and that my wife and I could move it into the study. As my wife is happy to tease me, what in the world was I thinking? Weight-wise, it wouldn’t have been a problem. Size-wise, it’s theoretically possible, but totally impractical. We’d have dinged the frame of every door and cased opening along the path. So I did the final assembly in the study. Here’s the finished back panel with the shelf alignm...

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Garage Remodel #11: Added 2 French Cleat boards around garage

08-28-2016 11:13 PM by Holbs | 1 comment »

After installing drywall on my ceiling, my next goal was something I should of done this long long long ago. With my ever changing layout, these French Cleats will help greatly with organization as I can now have 2 entire walls filled with storage and shelving. I installed 3/4” 13ply plywood 12” wide board near lower chest level and 6” board at head level to give flexibility of extra height shelving and heavier duty/light duty shelving. 4” lag bolts & washers ev...

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Shop Made JIGS #4: Wall Rack Finds Its Home

02-09-2016 11:05 PM by HappyHowie | 0 comments »

I replaced a French cleat with a longer one so this saw blade wall rack could claim its home.

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Shop Remodel #27: Oo La La Deux

12-28-2015 01:34 AM by bearkatwood | 6 comments »

Today I piddly farted around and put the catches into the door frames. They are friction catches and needed to be mortised in. All turned out well there. They hold the doors shut really well and look nice. I had to take a break from the carving as it was killing my shoulders, not used to that hard work :) So I decided to get French..No! Not like that you sicko!French cleats. I milled up some slats to inset into the door frames with a lip similar to the back of the cabinet...

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Shop Remodel #13: Oo La La!

12-07-2015 12:43 AM by bearkatwood | 8 comments »

la grande construction, Oo La La!Today was very French. French cleat that is. I set the cabinet to the wall using french cleats and made a set for the inside of the cabinet. There will probably be some that hang down from the shelf below, but the cleats should take care of most tools for the back wall. A series of custom hangars will be made to facilitate hanging tools. This way as things change I can rearrange the cabinet. I experimented by making a flat plate to hang someth...

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French Cleat Nail Gun Cabinet

11-20-2015 12:46 AM by davidcolley | 2 comments »

This has been a project on my To Do list for some time. Since I’m between big projects and happen to be walking around a few larger pieces of plywood I figured I’d knock this out. As previously noted I’m a CAD designer (we used to call ourselves draftsman) by trade and use some pretty expensive software at work – but for home consumption I use SketchUp Make (the free version) and it does all I need to in order to design my woodworking projects. The picture abo...

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French Cleat System

05-16-2015 01:56 PM by Ken Dowswell | 3 comments »

French Cleat At my workbench I have always had a peg board which is somewhat difficult to hang some items. Again researching the internet I came across the French Cleat System. Using the 45 degree basics and customizing the hanger for each tool, it has by far better options for tool placement. I’m still early in it but have been able to assemble a cleat for items as they become apparent. The next items are small boxes for screws and such made from 1/4” material (ply or ha...

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