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Fabricate base cabinets, wall cabinets, tool storage,  and work cabinets

I used 4 types of cabinets in my garage

The first was  Base Cabinets. These cabinets had to be easy to make, level, provide dust free storage, and be multi functional.
 These were simple boxes made out of particle board to be  supported by  treated 2x4 bases, not unlike kitchen cabinets.

 The second was wall cabinets. These cabinets too had to be easy to make, level, and be adaptable for many functions as well as  be able to support what I planned on putting in them.

The third cabinet style was roll around. These had to be able to  roll under the work top and provide a work top and caddy for whatever  function I was using them for- welding, engine dis assembly, project work table, or tool caddy. Smaller rollers (2inch) were  not easily pushed across  the workshop floor and would hang up on extension cords, so I decided to use 3 inch rollers.

The last type of cabinet was for tool storage, parts storage, and chemical storage.
<p>Nice work</p>
<p>&quot;They taught me how to create with my mind and then create by using what I could find.&quot;</p><p>The BEST way of learning, IMHO.</p>
I am currently building a 1966 ford gt replica with a 3.8 liter gm engine mounted mid ships
<p>Just out of curiosity, why wouldn't you run a Ford motor?</p>
do you buy the &quot;body&quot; of the gt40? because i always want to build a replica, maybe a gt40 or a mustang.
<p>I found several on ebay at the right price and bought them quickly</p>
Not all particleboard is the same. Buying better quality board will lead to shelves that can support more weight without sagging. Some kitchen cabinets made of Home Hell type cheapy OSB looks antique in less than a year. That money is just WASTED. But better quality board will stand up to use if the temperature and moisture aren't too extreme. <br>
<p>especially if you seal and paint it</p>
Ahh, A GT40. Man after me own 'eart! Good luck. Best car I've seen except MAYBE the Factory Five GTM. A classic either way.
<p>at one time I had 4 in my yard, had to thin down the herd to 2</p>
Store bought cabinets got nothin on you! Your shop turned out great, now if only mine looked as nice. It gave me some ideas though. Thanks
<p>For more ideas check out my tool storage--</p><p>http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Tool-Box-Organization/step3/Wrenches/</p>
Great use of space and cabinetry! My wife and I are looking at homes with garages and this is pretty much what I had imagined. <br> <br>Nice wheels too, but I think it'll be harder to convince the lady that we need a project ride compared to cabinets.
Looks fantastic!<br><br>Also, I'm curious. What is that vehicle you're building? That looks pretty awesome as well!
Nice setup. What would we do without coffee drinkers, couldn't store anything .... Cheers!
Very nice organized workshop
Cars? Vehicles? They can stay outside!

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