Another shop roller cabinet

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Project by Alonso posted 08-27-2009 05:25 AM 5934 views 26 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After reading this I decide to share mine with all of you LJ’s

Its basically the same desing but I added a few “extra storage” capabilities. Made out of DF, hardboard, MDF pegboard, moves around on 3” double locking casters.


The main cabinet


All the clamps are secured on the back of the cabinet


All the hardware is hold on removable containers, also the saw and dado blades have a place in here


Any comment or suggestion is highly appreciated.


-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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#1 posted 08-27-2009 06:06 AM

Wow you ve got it all in there. Nice job.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#2 posted 08-27-2009 06:54 AM

I saw this in WOOD magazine and have been wanting to get around to making one for my shop. You did a great job on it. Love all the added features.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#3 posted 08-27-2009 07:30 AM

Very nice shop organising job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 08-27-2009 01:17 PM

This is great. Which issue of WOOD was it shown in?

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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#5 posted 08-27-2009 02:04 PM

Nice, but if that ever falls over your lose a foot :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#6 posted 08-27-2009 02:39 PM

Great job on the organization. I have been saving up some money to build the similar plan in WOOD magazine, but I think I will have to save a little more to add some of these great features. Thanks for the great post!!

-- Derrek L.

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#7 posted 08-27-2009 03:25 PM

This is what I need to do. If you saw my shop/garage you would certinaly agree. I think this will be my winter project. I have picked out a design I found in issue 97 of Shop Notes. Works good for my situation.

Nice job.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#8 posted 08-27-2009 07:23 PM


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 08-28-2009 06:14 AM

WOOD magazine, issue #179, October 2007

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#10 posted 08-28-2009 06:19 AM

Wow Alonso
that looks more like a shop on wheels. great job

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#11 posted 08-28-2009 12:30 PM

JIm, it is a shop on wheels….............LOL

Nice job and well organized.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#12 posted 09-08-2009 03:50 AM


Looks really good. I know I get lots of use out of mine.

-- Grant, from Northern Kentucky

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#13 posted 09-08-2009 03:54 AM

Some neat storage options there. I really like it

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#14 posted 10-04-2014 10:59 PM

I like your idea for storing your bits. I’d love to see a picture from the other side.. it looks like you have a lot of other ‘pocket’ storage racks I’d be interested in making.

I made this same cabinet with the smaller rolling cabinet to go with it. It has been SO awesome to store my tools using vertical space since we live in a small apartment! It was a fairly easy build. I am now working on a “shop in a box” which is a pegboard cabinet with 4 doors and shelves inside. Super excited to have everything organized and have it’s own place.

Here's my blog about the build.


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#15 posted 10-04-2014 11:43 PM

Wow you dug up an old Thread. The original poster hasn’t posted in 3 years.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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