Versatile shop cabinets
Organize tools, jigs, accessories, hardware, and more
Synopsis: Having spent many hours documenting clever shop storage solutions in visits to woodworkers around the country, Asa Christiana incorporated some of the most ingenious when building his own shop cabinets, most notably from Clark Kellogg. His system includes tongue-and-groove drawers with labels, plywood shelves that can be set to any depth using a series of slots, a stack of shallow drawers for sandpaper and disks, and a place to add a clamp rack.
Woodworkers pick up an endless array of essential items along the journey, some used every day, others once a year, all indispensable when their moment arrives. Very soon this plethora of paraphernalia piles up around the shop, stuffed and stacked in every nook and cranny. That makes items hard to find when you need them, and hard to clear out of the way when the shop needs cleaning.
The problem isn’t just one of volume but…