portable power tools is always a problem. They usually end up in a pile
on a shelf somewhere. And the power cords unwind and weave together like
spaghetti. To solve this problem, I built this tool storage system. The
storage shelves are open in the front to keep the tools right at hand.
And the adjustable shelves create a series of bins -- each bin a home
for a specific tool.
ADAPTABLE. I also wanted a system that could be adapted to fit a
variety of shop layouts. So I built two smaller cases instead of one
large cabinet. This way I could stack them (as in the photo), place them
side by side, or use them as stand-alone units.
Overall dimensions of each unit (two units are shown in the photo):
15-3/4" deep x 32-1/2" high x 23-3/4" wide.
This storage project was originally published in ShopNotes
Magazine No. 9.
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