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This is extraordinary combination of natural wood and white colour.I like those dovetailed drawers - so cute.
 

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That is very nice work, looks great, the kind of storage unit I would want in my own shop. About how many hours do you reckon it took you to make this?
 

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Hey Ron. Looks great. what are the dimensions of the drawer fronts? I started building Roy Underhill's nail cabinet from popular woodworking but the drawers seemed awfully big to me. Yours look to be a better size. Thanks.
 

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This is extraordinary combination of natural wood and white colour.I like those dovetailed drawers - so cute.

- majuvla
Thanks, Ivan. The little drawers were a lot of fun to build!

That is very nice work, looks great, the kind of storage unit I would want in my own shop. About how many hours do you reckon it took you to make this?

- IantheTinker
Thank you, Ian. How many hours? Let's see … about 2 hours in design, 8 hours in the construction of the case, and another 10 hours building and finishing the drawers … 20 hours in total.

Hey Ron. Looks great. what are the dimensions of the drawer fronts? I started building Roy Underhill's nail cabinet from popular woodworking but the drawers seemed awfully big to me. Yours look to be a better size. Thanks.

- JADobson
Thanks, James. The outside drawers measure, 3" Wide x 2-7/16" High x 5-1/2 Deep. The middle drawers measure, 4-1/8" Wide x 2-7/16" High x 5-1/2" Deep. Thanks for asking!
 

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Fantastic project dear Ron, the color contrast is sublime. Have you thought about adding a back stop to the drawers, maybe just a screw? I congratulate you and thank you for sharing all your work. This is an excellent teaching and example for me, my friend!
 

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Very nice cabinet, unique, functional, and extra storage.
 

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Very nice cabinet, unique, functional, and extra storage.

- Bobsboxes
The Montana guy summed it up very well!
 

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Fantastic project dear Ron, the color contrast is sublime. Have you thought about adding a back stop to the drawers, maybe just a screw? I congratulate you and thank you for sharing all your work. This is an excellent teaching and example for me, my friend!

- Daniel Solowiej
Thank you, Daniel. I hope you are doing well. The camera on my phone does not do the Ambrosia maple justice. There is a slight curl in the maple that looks awesome. I didn't consider a stop at first. I do, however, like your idea of a screw … perhaps in the center of the backs … I may give that a shot. Thanks for the suggestion!
 

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Very nice cabinet, unique, functional, and extra storage.

- Bobsboxes
Thanks, Bob!
Very nice cabinet, unique, functional, and extra storage.

- Bobsboxes

The Montana guy summed it up very well!

- ralbuck
Thank you, Ralbuck!
 

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Looks quite fine Ron, but just one pic after all that work?

Guess your fingers were tired! :)
 

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Looks quite fine Ron, but just one pic after all that work?

Guess your fingers were tired! :)

- theoldfart
Thanks, Kevin. May I assume you are referring to the half-blind dovetails? I posted a few photos of the drawer construction in the comments section of Mystery Cabinet #7: Mystery Solved ... I figured if you've seen one little half-blind dovetailed drawer … you've seen them all.

I'm thinking about further subdividing some of the drawers like Smitty did on his Nail/Screw Cabinet ... we'll see.
 

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That is outstanding. you did a great job…..I never tire of seeing your work. Thanks for sharing.
 

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That's one way to get a lot of dovetailing practice. Looks great.
 

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That is outstanding. you did a great job…..I never tire of seeing your work. Thanks for sharing.

- Kelster58
Thanks, Kelly!
That's one way to get a lot of dovetailing practice. Looks great.

- wrenchhead
You can say that again … Thanks! Trying to keep them all looking the same is not as easy as it looks.
 

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Yes Ron, I was referring to the 80 or so DT's.

I have a repurposed library card file that I will be making subdividers for the drawers. I need to finish packing up and move out to California then build a new shop. Maybe then I'll get them done.

Still say that is one outstanding piece of work you made.
 

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Yes Ron, I was referring to the 80 or so DT s.

I have a repurposed library card file that I will be making subdividers for the drawers. I need to finish packing up and move out to California then build a new shop. Maybe then I ll get them done.

Still say that is one outstanding piece of work you made.

- theoldfart
Thanks again, Kevin. Having just two pins and two tails per side helped with consistency … and yes, my fingers are tired!

Oh wow … I love those old card catalog cabinets … can't wait to see it. California bound are you? Good luck with that and safe travels.
 

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That is one good looking storage cabinet. Love the dovetails, just a great job. Thanks
 

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That is one good looking storage cabinet. Love the dovetails, just a great job. Thanks

- Joe
Thank you, Joe. I'm so glad I decided to paint it white to match the walls of my shop. I'm now considering going back and painting my Wall of Tools white. I think it would help brighten up the shop!
 

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Thanks, James. The outside drawers measure, 3" Wide x 2-7/16" High x 5-1/2 Deep. The middle drawers measure, 4-1/8" Wide x 2-7/16" High x 5-1/2" Deep. Thanks for asking!

- Ron Aylor
Thanks for the info. I like the look of the Underhill cabinet so I'm going to try to scale it down to your size. I'll call it the Ron Underhill nail cabinet :)
 

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Great project and sequence, Ron-thanks for the detailed picture journey!
 
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