Nov 09 , 2018

Saturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Lockable Storage Cabinet

What It Takes

  • Time: 2 hours
  • Cost: $80
  • Skill level: Beginner

Cutting List

Lockable Storage Cabinet Cutting List

Tech Art

Lockable Storage Cabinet Tech Art

The Family HandymanSaturday Morning Workshop: How To Build A Lockable Storage Cabinet Learn how to utilize the beauties of pegboard and adjustable shelving while making this lockable storage cabinet.

Cut pieces to size

Lockable Storage Cabinet Cut Parts

Cut the following pieces from standard 1×6 pine stock to length:

  • Two 7-ft. boards for the center box sides (A)
  • Two 2-ft. 10-1/2 in. boards for the top and bottom of the center box (B)
  • Four 6-ft. boards for the two door boxes (C)
  • Four 16-1/4 in. boards for the top and bottom of the doors (D)
  • Four 16-in. boards for the shelves (H)

Rip and crosscut the pegboard to the following sizes

  • One 36” x 6’ for the center box pegboard (E)
  • Two 17-3/4” x 6’ for the door pegboards (F)

Crosscut the 1×3 Pine to

  • Two 34-1/2” boards for the mounting strips (G)
  • Two 3-in. parts for the locking hasp block (J)

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