Cordless drill cabinet

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Project by OregonWoodRat posted 03-08-2017 04:40 PM 2693 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted this not because it was a wonderful creation but to maybe give others ideas about there storage issues.

Recently I have been working hard at cleaning and organizing my shop due to it was a huge mess and I could not move freely from one end to the other without stepping over or around something. I made this cabinet for my drills and clamps and it has made a huge difference. I used the plans from Jays Custom Creations as a base.

I made it taller and wider and I am very happy that I did. I also made two of the shelves adjustable rather than fixed. It can now hold both of my drills and two of my nail guns. I added holders on the sides to hold my pipe clamps and bar clamps. Instead of using the bottom for screws as per Jays plans I used it to hold more clamps.

I did not take any pictures during the build so what you get to see is the almost full cabinet. I am still working on cleaning and organizing so any additional pictures of the shop are going to wait.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#1 posted 03-08-2017 04:43 PM

Good work … yes, proper storage makes all the difference in the world!

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#2 posted 03-08-2017 07:47 PM

Sweet! Haha, I’m a fan of Ridgid tools also.

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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#3 posted 03-08-2017 09:07 PM

Excellent WoodChuck. Yours looks so tidy. :D

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#4 posted 03-08-2017 11:24 PM

This is what I need for my shop. Thanks for sharing.

-- Woodify ~~

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#5 posted 03-09-2017 12:58 AM

Nice build..I am doing the same with my garage/shop..It is slow going as I am on my first wall (painting, adding French cleat system)..too many space eater items and no room to work..I have made my version of the charging station as well and it was the selection of the spot to mount it that prompted the makeover..I will add it to my project list once mounted.

-- BAcoach, Tennessee

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