Tool thoughts #6: Organizing continues

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Blog entry by NedB posted 08-29-2008 02:31 AM 954 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: First turning on my lathe Part 6 of Tool thoughts series Part 7: Lumber Rack »

Picture your shop… now picture it packed into a storage unit for 2 years…

As I’ve mentioned, I’m finally to the point where I can move stuff in, but that means I have to clear out the construction debris which I’ve been making of late. I spent an hour or so this morning after a Dr’s appt. I had the morning off from work as well, so I went out and tidied up. Not something I had done yet, I was just letting the sawdust and cutoffs pile up… until now.
scrap bin
All things considered, it wasn’t all that bad, but If I start now and keep ahead of things, with my small footprint, It will be a much better shop.

Last night I brought up a small load of lumber from the storage unit, which showed me that I really need to get my lumber rack completed. That was task 2 today. I still need to cut a few more horizontals and gussets, but I have enough to put away the rest of what I have in storage.

Here’s a long view from the back left corner of the shop towards the door:

view along the west wall

View from the door.

I’m going to hang a sign, tablesaw parking only.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#1 posted 08-29-2008 12:32 PM

Nice work! you is going to have a nice shop.

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#2 posted 08-29-2008 05:32 PM

Looks like a good amount of room, especially for being a dedicated space.

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#3 posted 08-29-2008 06:20 PM

95% dedicated Hokie, I’m going to have to live with the storage tubs, though they are going UP in racks or all the way into the loft as soon as I can get them there. I want those 50 or so sf they’re occupying. I also need to deal with the sheet goods… most of which are going on the walls eventually, after I get some insulation up. Pricing that now, and looks like I’ll be picking some up this weekend.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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