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Fastner & Small Parts Storage

1145 days ago by Woodwrecker | 13 comments »

Hi everyone. I was trying to figure out a way to store some of my fasteners and small parts which lead me to construct this. Take some Dollar Store baking pans, some scrap wood, and a little routing, sanding & painting and problem solved. I then use my label maker to identify what is in each pan. I’m still sorting things out, but so far it’s worked great. You can take the one you need to your work area and bring it back when you’re done. I don’t think it&#...

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Virtual Designs in Sketchup #3: Rolling Tool Cart

1150 days ago by rance | 3 comments »

I got the inspiration for this from Workbench Magazine . I deliberately did not look at their drawings for dimensions or scale. This cart looked like a good design. As with many projects, it is infinitely easier to customize an existing design rather than come up with all original ideas. How many times do we stand on the shoulders of giants that have gone before us? The inner structure: I replaced the pegboard on theirs with 1/2” plywood thinking I would simply screw to...

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how i save space in my shop #2: organizing my shoebox shop

1155 days ago by emart | 3 comments »

for those that have seen my shop it is immediately apparent that space and organization is not easy in my 10×10 shed. the terms 10 lbs in a 3 lb bag come to mind for the longest time i have been wanting to put up a decent sized pegboard in my shop but as always space was a problem. i have 2 smaller plastic ones near my RAS but that just isnt enough anymore now that my machines have displaced several of my storage cabinets. in the back i originally had a small set of shelves that ba...

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Minor shop upgrade - tool hangers

1172 days ago by LegendInMyOwnMind | 6 comments »

I’m not the neatest guy at putting away stuff, but my 15-year old son make me look like a “cleanie”. Add to that I’ve always been bugged by the post in my workshop. I saw a post somewhere about putting tool storage on your post thereby taking a negative and making the best out of it. This is my attempt to do that and add some tool hangers. I also bought some hole cutters and didn’t have a good place for them. We are always trying to find pencils so I thoug...

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Shop Update #8: Proof of progress!

1185 days ago by TheKingInYellow | 4 comments »

As someone commented an entry or two ago: pics or it didn’t happen! Hardly complete, but two of the panels are up, and one has all it’s cleats on. Only had an hour or so in the shop and most of the time was spent clearing off this wall so I had a place to mount the panels! The panels are mounted to the walls with eight 2” #10 screws, and they cross four studs so they are not going anywhere. The vertical panel will only catch two studs unfortunately, but it should ...

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Virtual Designs in Sketchup #1: Wall / Portable Tool Rack

1192 days ago by rance | 3 comments »

I seem to have a lot of SU drawings that I do that may or may not ever be built. Either way, I thought others might benefit from them. This first one is a paged tool rack similar to ones I’m sure you’ve seen in several publications. Some I like, some I see blatant flaws in. This style reminds me of the days way back when I would go to the Dept. Store and look at the blacklight posters. A couple of changes I’ve made include being able to quickly and easily remove it...

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Shop Improvements #2: Not the Studley Tool Cabinet, But Close Enough

1242 days ago by pastorglen | 9 comments »

After taking some good advice from several of you on LJ, I finally started moving tools into my tool cabinet. I began my tapping off a section of my work bench the same size as my tool cabinet. Then I put all of my tools “in the box.” I even had my kids help arrange them. When all was said and done, I came out with this arrangement. I’ll have some more pictures of the doors, which have my chisels. (You can see three of the backsaws I’ve made recently, too.) It...

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52 Weeks #8: Week 8- Of Plywood, Practice and Cleaning up.

1242 days ago by clieb91 | 2 comments »

I have to say I have had a real good week in the shop and I am quite happy with the outcome. As noted earlier on in this series I have been wanting to get things a bit more organized and also get my lathe cleaned off and able to be used. So I spent a good portion of time this week working on a new cabinet (still needs doors but I will make them this time I promise) and some drawers for my powertool bench, all of which gave me some good practice. The best part is that I did not need to buy any...

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Workshop Development #16: Finally, the video shop tour.

1269 days ago by dbhost | 13 comments »

It’s in 2 parts, and I am no videographer, the audio stinks, but here it is in all it’s semi glory… Part 1 of my video shop tour. Part 2 of my video shop tour.

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Table saw storage box #1: The Concept

1326 days ago by Marty Backe | 4 comments »

I decided to use some leftover 1/2 inch plywood to make a storage box for my table saw accessories. The box will be mounted on the existing shelf of my saw. Here’s a video that provides an overview (watch on Youtube for HD version):

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