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Project by Rentvent posted 03-19-2016 01:44 AM 4980 views 22 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this a year ago..

The bins are suspended with cleats that are 2-3/4” apart. The spacing allows the short and taller bins to be swapped 2 for 1 (pic #2). I used cleats because I don’t have anything that would make a dado in a single pass.

I didn’t have enough stuff to fill three columns of trays so I used leftover plywood scraps to make a couple shelves.

The casters are Ikea. The trays are Stanley. Harbor freight sells cheaper trays but the dimensions are slightly different and not interchangeable if suspending the trays.

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#1 posted 03-19-2016 02:26 AM

cool build dude that’s a great organization cart that many on here are going to check out.every body wants too find better ways of keeping things organized especially when space is an issue as is the case with most of us.and let me say welcome to lumber jocks.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 03-19-2016 01:07 PM

Nice cart. I have been using the HF boxes and been thinking about doing something similar.

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#3 posted 03-19-2016 05:30 PM

That is another great shop organizer. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 03-20-2016 02:14 AM

Thanks all.

There’s lots of these out on the internet so I can’t take credit for originality. The hardest part was figuring out the spacing – 2-3/4”

If I had to do over, I would use HF bins. They are cheaper in price and quality but I don’t think it makes a difference for a hobbyist like me. Also, HF sells smaller caddies that are 1/2 the width of the short caddies.

Dymo industrial Yellow labels don’t stick to the handles very well.

I’m debating on removing the 2X4 wheel sled on the bottom and maybe mounting on a wall…

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#5 posted 03-22-2016 02:04 PM

I like it. Nicely done

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#6 posted 07-18-2016 01:10 AM

Nice project! looks like it is handy.

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