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Custom Shop Cabinet Eliminate bench top clutter for good with a couple of these inexpensive and easy to build shop cabinets.Mine was built to store a collection of chisels but the design is easily adapted to create a permanent home for any treasured hand tools that may be laying around the shop.
This cabinet features mitred corner joints reinforced with attractive contrasting wood splines.The door includes an erasable whiteboard insert to provide a convenient place to jot down on-the-fly measurements.
If you prefer you can substitute glass for the whiteboard to display a vintage tool collection or use pegboard to further increase your storage capacity.I made my cabinet from oak, but any material you can get your hands on will do just fine.
Start With A JigBefore you get started on the cabinet you need to construct a simple jig that will be used to make slots for the wooden splines that add strength and character to the mitred corner joints.
The jig consists of a large vertical panel and 'V' shaped base that supports the cabinet at the correct angle as it is passed over the saw blade.Begin by cutting the vertical panel to size from a piece of plywood...