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storage cabinet for the CNC stand

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Project by horky posted 09-27-2019 02:29 PM 1084 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wanted to turn some unused space under the CNC into some suitable storage space. I just have to clean up the wiring and fasten it down. Construction is BB plywood with rabbet/dado joints. Finish is shellac (so minimal sanding required) then several coats of semi-gloss HP topcoat from General Finishes. Thanks for looking





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moke

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#1 posted 09-27-2019 03:20 PM

Very nice, Highly functional and congrats on a such a nice tool!

-- Mike

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Lazyman

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#2 posted 09-27-2019 04:02 PM

Great idea. I may have to borrow that one. I just picked up an almost identical setup for steal at a garage sale and was trying to figure out how to manage the space underneath. It never occurred to me to make a cabinet. Duh.

EDIT: I have to ask…did you use the CNC to make the cabinet? :-)

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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horky

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#3 posted 09-27-2019 04:16 PM

Lazyman, I did not make the cabinet with the CNC. I used the traditional table saw with standard blade and dado blade/sacrificial fence, etc.

Moke, Thanks.

A note I forgot …. the cabinet is square. When I slid it into the stand … stand is not square. Turns out those square carriage bolt holes have too much slop. I loosened them all and clamp the stand legs to the cabinet, then retightened them all. Worked great.

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ohwoodeye

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#4 posted 09-27-2019 05:57 PM

I love drawers and storage in my workshop.
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Grant Davis

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#5 posted 09-30-2019 06:18 PM

OH this is definitely on my to do list. I have the same kind of set up for my Garageworx CNC and my space is definitely under utilized. Excellent execution and a great final piece. Thanks for sharing.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#6 posted 10-03-2019 07:45 PM

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