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Cheap or Cheat? [member edit]

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Cheap or Cheat? Either way, I make the most of what I have and get a good looking cabinet for less cash! In this one I’m making the carcass for the final cabinet in the workshop makeover, a 5-drawer unit that I’m also using it as a test project for some new tools and materials. Enjoy!

#Cabinet #BirchPly #MDF #Fibracolour

I finished this cabinet with Carnauba wax from Leo at Hand-i-Craft, pick some up at Leo’s new store here -

I used Finsa Fibracolour for the lipping, and Finsa Hidrofugo for the carcass; Google them for stockists, or follow @finsauk on instagram.

Other videos of interest:-

Dowel Jig Basics -

Loose Tenon Basics -

Cabinetry Basics P1 -

Money, Mouth, Mirka -

Ikea Curtain track DIY MFT -

Workshop cabinets and shelves -

Basic plywood boxes -

New to track saws? Tracksaw workshop & all tracksaw-related videos in a playlist here -


Handy consumables & gear:-

Note that prices fluctuate - some have risen since I made my purchases.

Triton Duo Doweller (full review coming soon) - (US: nope, sorry 🤷‍♂️)

Adjustable cabinet feet - (US: [similar]

Benchdogs. Use offer code 10minuteworkshop at checkout for 5% discount across the board at

Benchdogs precision rulers (Gifted) -

Bessey DuoKlamp - (US:

Festool lever clamp - (US:

Festool Midi extractor - (US:

Stainless steel graphics knife, Olfa SAC-1 -

Polyvine Polyten PVA - (US(crazy price, just for reference)

Tongue depressors (waxing spatulas) - (US: similar)

Hultafors Talmeter tape measure - (US:

Moldex 6810 in-ear defenders - (US:

Bahco 6” combi square - (US:

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