Here is a shop cart  that is constructed from 3/4 and 1/2 inch plywood.  The parts for this piece are cut on a CNC router.  

I decided to build a set of shop carts from the scraps of various projects.   The carts are very handy, as they can be easily pushed out of the way to make room to work on large pieces.

This is the first cart in the series.

I made it at Techshop: http://www.techshop.ws

Step 1: Materials and Tools


(The exact amount of plywood will vary based on your cart size)

3/4 plywood -  for the tray sides and legs    I cut this from scrap, but you should be able to cut all from a 1/2 sheet.
1/2 plywood - two rectangular sheets for the cart trays-typical sizes are 18x24 and 24x36 -less than  1/2 sheet
1 inch coarse pocket screws - 12
3 inch fixed caster wheels - 2
3  inch swivel caster wheels -2
mounting screws and washers for the casters- 16
wood glue


CNC router

Any  plywood friendly 1/4  router bit-  this is a shop cart - not worried about tearout on the cut..
Pocket screw jig and driver
brad nailer
<p>Excellent Instructable!</p><p>I am thinking about trying to get this made and/or modify the idea for my own use. I'm pretty new to CNC. I realize this was done a while ago, but could you give me a rough idea of how long it took to cut with the router (rounded to nearest 15 min would be okay)?</p><p>Also, do you remember the type of plywood you used? Did you use a cheaper sanded ply from a box store, or did you use a more specialized/nicer type?</p><p>Thanks,</p><p>Adam</p><p>I</p>

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