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I made a miter saw station with 2 drawer banks, 2 adjustable shelf sections and a section in the middle for a shop vac for the miter saw. Also there are 2 upper cabinets for more tool storage. The base of the station is made of 2 sheets of 1/2" plywood with 2 x 4's glued with liquid nails and screwed in between. It sits on six 4" swivel casters. On the back side I made storage for 6 or so sheets of plywood and a rack for hardwood lumber. I got the idea from an article I read and did some modifications to the layout.

Wired 2 sets of outlets behind the miter saw for power. One to power the miter saw and one to power the shop vac. I plan on putting in an auto switch so when the miter saw comes on the shop vac automatically comes on and turns off a few seconds after the miter saw stops.

The drawers are on full extension glides. The right side set of drawers is for routers and other small power tools in the bottom drawer with router bits above. While the left set is for small accessories and jigs. Put a power strip with usb outlets in the top drawer for charging my various devices.

The upper cabinets have dado's for dividers. Also mounted a 4 foot LED light over the saw.

Used the Kreg Precision Track & Stop Kit for the stops on the miter saw.

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I made this hardware storage cabinet to store my various hardware. I made the box out of the 3/4 MDF. I put dado's in for the shelves, the shelves are made of 1/2 OSB. Just used what I had laying around. It is on 4" casters and moves nicely with the heavy load of hardware.
 

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that's a work of art...
it'd be criminal to get it dusty...
 

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Nice work Erik.
 
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A well thought out project...
 
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Nice job indeed but I wonder about the casters. This thing is mammoth and has to be difficult to maneuver especially if loaded. I had thought of that when I built mine but finally decided on a permanent wall and made it stationary.
 

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Most EXCELLENT work, Erik...will store your pics and this thread for ideas when I do mine...thanks for sharing...
 
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Wow! What a well done work area. Your moving storage cabinet is especially nice.
 
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That's fantastic work! I wish I lived nearby to get advice on doing those drawers. I'm nervous about tackling them on the buffet, so I'd love to see how someone else does it in person to take the mystery out and give me a little courage.

That's a shop cabinet anyone would be proud to own. Love the colour of it too.
 

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Nice job! For us that don't have a 20'x40' or bigger shop in their back yard and have to deal with a 2 car garage mobility is a must .Really like your lumber storage , I'm always tripping over mine.
 

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Very well done Erik.
 
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