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Plywood shop cabinets, no tape, no rule, no square. [member edit]



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In this one I’m making some simple plywood wall cabinets for the workshop, but without using a tape measure, a rule, or a square, and without nails or screws. I’ll be making housings and rebates (dados and rabbets) but I won’t be using a router or a table saw, just a tracksawsaw, and I’m doing this not to make life difficult for myself, but to remind ourselves that folks have been making nicely turned out bits of woodwork for thousands of years, long before we had fancy tools and that a lot of the time, all you really need is a piece of string or a mark on a stick for the overall dimensions - everything else you can work from those basic measurements. Enjoy!


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Other videos and playlists of interest:-



Plywood  reference square - https://youtu.be/aNjO4SBe5kw


Easy accurate repeat cuts - https://youtu.be/vHX5j2820nk


Which glue when?  - https://youtu.be/yEQYirGvWCs


Tracksaw workshop Playlist - http://bit.ly/TracksawWorkshop


Base cabinet basics - https://bit.ly/BaseCabBasics


Cabinetry basics playlist - http://bit.ly/CabinetryBasics


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