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My Garage/Work Shop Makeover #6: Touch up painting and pegboard

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Blog entry by MT_Stringer posted 400 days ago 1443 reads 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: Wall Cabinet #2 Build Part 6 of My Garage/Work Shop Makeover series Part 7: New Miter Saw Station »

Over this past weekend, I finished trimming out the cabinets that were built for the cubbie hole. The way I applied the trim, the cabinets now look like one. I can’t image anyone wanting to take them down in the future.

Also, when I demoed the old work bench I took the existing pegboard down from the wall. I found a new home for it! It is now residing on a portion of the wall that is adjacent to a door. It has never been used because there is only a few inches of useable space. I now have a new home for some of my templates, track saw tracks and the pocket hole jig. It is working out nicely with no interference when opening the door.

Next up in this makeover is a new miter saw station. I am still thinking about it and sketching a few design options. I hope to get a good bang for my buck with room for storage in cabinets underneath the extension tables, shop vac beneath the saw, upper cabinets on the wall and possibly room for a couple of my sanders.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas



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whitebeast88

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#1 posted 400 days ago

the cabinets look great and a nice place for your peg board.looks to be coming together nicely.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Buckethead

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#2 posted 400 days ago

Very nice. I’d like to read a review of your track saw system too.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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MT_Stringer

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#3 posted 400 days ago

Thanks whitebeast88.

“Very nice. I’d like to read a review of your track saw system too.”

Thanks Buckethead. I will be cutting some more plywood this week. So far, no problems with the saw or tracks. I would like to get a little more use and experience before writing up a review.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Robb

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#4 posted 399 days ago

Very slick! That’s a great spot for the repurposed pegboard. I’m fresh out of available wallspace in my 2-stall garage, or I’d steal that.

-- Robb

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Bsmith

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#5 posted 399 days ago

Wow! I went back to the first post and picture. What an improvment. Way to keep after it!

-- Bryan

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MT_Stringer

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#6 posted 399 days ago

Thanks Bryan.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Rex B

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#7 posted 399 days ago

I really like everything you’ve done so far, especially the two cabinets over your toolbox. I may have to steal your design…

Keep up the great work!

-- Rex

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