Shop Cabinet for Benchtop Tools

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Many tools don’t really work that well on top of a bench. Frequently a standard height bench makes the tool too high to comfortably work on. This shop-made cabinet puts your benchtop tools at just the right height. And, it’s economical. The entire cabinet comes from just two 3/4″ 4′ x 8′ sheets of plywood.

In addition to getting tools to just the right height this cabinet provides LOTS of storage in the form of pull out trays. It also has built in outriggers, with adjustable height, you can use to provide support when you’re working with large pieces.

The video provides tricks for accurately locating the pull out trays in the case, something you can use any time you’re installing drawer slides, and for using the router table to cut the long slots required for the adjustable outriggers.

This cabinet is very handy and works great for a benchtop planer, drill press, jointer, even a table saw.

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