DIY workshop cabinet made with OSB and MDF
OK, I completely messed up on the last attempt to build a big storage cabinet for the workshop. So let’s try it again!
The basic ideas for the workshop cabinet stayed the same: It should be big, keep a lot of stuff, be mobile. I wanted to build the cabinet myself and it should not be too expensive. After some hours of sketching by hand and in FreeCAD I came up with this:
The whole cabinet is made of 18mm OSB, the drawer fronts are made out of MDF. Later, I will paint the fronts with chalkboard paint just as I did with the workbench drawers.
The lower part of the cabinet consists of three drawers that will contain wood glue, caulking, paint, hardware and painting supplies.
All together, it took around 15 hours to build the cabinet.
The last part of the project was to put my stuff into the cabinet. I combined this with cleaning and organizing the workshop and it took me almost another two days.
Next up will be our garden. We unfortunately ruined it in the winter when we drove our car over the frozen grass and now it will surely take us a few days to get everything ready again for the kids to play outside.
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Thanks for the hint, I fixed the images in this article