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A few houses down, Neighbor had it sitting out on the curb with a bunch of other crap for the "put your junk on the curb" day where the city comes by and picks it up. I saw this and figured it was too good to be true. So I went to the door, inquired about it, Neighbor says "You want it? Take it!"

He is a retired contractor and had this left over from being in the business. Decided he wasn't going to use it any more. it is a Greenlee construction box. Also sold as Dewalt boxes. Job Boxes, etc.

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Needs a wire wheel to take some of the rust off it and a rattle can or two of some paint. Planning on putting casters on it and making it a "portable" work bench base which I'll have two different tops that I can throw over it. One for welding, the other for wood working. And, locking storage when not in use. Need to figure out the best options for putting different tops on it. I can pull the top off, store it off to the side of the garage, roll the cabinet out of the way, and the Wifey is happy with a place to park in the garage.

My issue is that I'm limited on space, so having something that rolls out of the way, with a top that comes off for different jobs or types of work is a perfect solution for me.

Quite a find considering they are upwards of 300 buck new.

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Excellent find there.
Those boxes DO come in handy for many types of jobs.

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Great Find Noddy

I will give you 5.00 bucks for it HAHAHAHAHAHA LOL
They make great truck tool boxes, on site tool box as well they keep the tools from growing legs

some guys are just lucky or to say just keep there eyes open all the time


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[QUOTE=Noddy]A few houses down, Neighbor had it sitting out on the curb with a bunch of other crap for the "put your junk on the curb" day where the city comes by and picks it up. I saw this and figured it was too good to be true. So I went to the door, inquired about it, Neighbor says "You want it? Take it!"

He is a retired contractor and had this left over from being in the business. Decided he wasn't going to use it any more. it is a Greenlee construction box. Also sold as Dewalt boxes. Job Boxes, etc.



Needs a wire wheel to take some of the rust off it and a rattle can or two of some paint. Planning on putting casters on it and making it a "portable" work bench base which I'll have two different tops that I can throw over it. One for welding, the other for wood working. And, locking storage when not in use. Need to figure out the best options for putting different tops on it. I can pull the top off, store it off to the side of the garage, roll the cabinet out of the way, and the Wifey is happy with a place to park in the garage.

My issue is that I'm limited on space, so having something that rolls out of the way, with a top that comes off for different jobs or types of work is a perfect solution for me.

Quite a find considering they are upwards of 300 buck new.




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Awesome Noddy, great find!

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What's the saying, one man's junk is another man's treasure, how true.

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