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Project by Erik Dills posted 12-03-2019 11:40 AM 710 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this hardware storage cabinet to store my various hardware. I made the box out of the 3/4 MDF. I put dado’s in for the shelves, the shelves are made of 1/2 OSB. Just used what I had laying around. It is on 4” casters and moves nicely with the heavy load of hardware.

-- Wood, it's what runs through my veins.

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#1 posted 12-03-2019 12:36 PM

I was just thinking of doing something list your work. Nice job

-- Petey

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#2 posted 12-03-2019 03:40 PM

I have several trays similar to yours, and was planning this also. Lotta stuff in a small space, but still separated enough it’s not that proverbial coffee can full of assorted junk you have to weed through.

I just hadn’t considered MDF at all in it’s construction. My history with it is that it frequently breaks in the wrong spot, and always at the wrong time. IOW not a load bearing material. Hoping you don’t share that same history.

Yeah, and it’s gotta roll. 100% agreement there.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#3 posted 12-03-2019 03:45 PM

Very handy.
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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#4 posted 12-03-2019 04:52 PM

That is excellent.

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#5 posted 12-04-2019 01:06 AM

Nice job! But now you have no excuse to leave stuff all over your benches!

-- AJ

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#6 posted 12-04-2019 12:24 PM

Very Nice!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#7 posted 12-04-2019 01:20 PM

Lots of fun searching thru 20 identical bins trying to remember what is where. Double sided is nice but that just assures it will be facing the wrong way everytime you need it. The parts cases must be removed to be opened one at a time, they just don’t pull open and hang like a drawer.

Nice workmanship and good looking unit. I just don’t like expensive storage bins for cheap parts.


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Rick Dennington

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#8 posted 12-04-2019 04:55 PM

Stellar job on building the hardware storage, and having all the bins….Just need to label them all so you can find what you’re looking for….!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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