Garage Storage Cabinets

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Project by DustyS06 posted 09-25-2019 10:56 PM 1133 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got tired of everything on my garage shelves getting covered with dust from my workshop, so I built some new enclosed storage cabinets to solve the problem. I used 3/4” plywood for the carcass and shelves of the individual cabinets and built their doors using 3/4”x4” cedar for the frames with 1/4” x 4” pine tongue and grove centers for an overall rustic appearance. The overall dimensions are 12’ 2” wide x 6’ high consisting of four 36” wide x 15” deep individual cabinets. Each of the cabinets are individually anchored to the wall then screwed together. One of the cabinets, where we keep our winter golf jackets, clothing, etc. is lined with aromatic eastern red cedar closet tongue and grove planks (smells great).

-- Dusty

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#1 posted 09-25-2019 11:12 PM

Jealous I am. Very nice.

-- Andy - Seattle USA

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#2 posted 09-25-2019 11:54 PM

now thats some nice garage storage.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#3 posted 09-26-2019 01:01 AM

Those look great. Agree with Andybb, I am jealous.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#4 posted 09-26-2019 10:34 AM

wow ! how could a person not like that ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 09-26-2019 10:59 AM

Sure looks better than the red/black metal monstrosities I have. The cedar interiors are a really nice touch.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#6 posted 09-26-2019 11:48 AM

Really nice! I built 3/4” ply boxes, I may have to add these doors to them!

-- Petey

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#7 posted 09-26-2019 04:01 PM

Look Great, I must also build shop storage you did good.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 09-26-2019 06:53 PM

Well..that’s the garage!Great upgrade there!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,you must polish it to shine.....

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#9 posted 09-26-2019 09:33 PM

Thanks for all the great comments, their definitely getting lots of use already.

-- Dusty

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#10 posted 09-26-2019 11:18 PM

Thanks for all the great comments, the cabinets are definitely getting lots of use already.

- DustyS06

-- Dusty

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#11 posted 09-27-2019 12:20 PM

Those are sweet. I’d love to do that but I’ll have to dig out a wall first ;-)

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 09-27-2019 01:48 PM

Man that is a great solution. If I had that, I’d need to label what is in each one because my memory is getting weak!!

Real nice work on those units. They look great in there!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 09-27-2019 02:02 PM

was being very smart keeping them off floor love them GREAT JOB :<))))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#14 posted 10-03-2019 07:50 PM

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