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Workshop Development #39: Uh oh... Where to put the scroll saw?

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Blog entry by dbhost posted 817 days ago 1010 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Okay I admit it, I didn’t exactly think this one 100% through…

You see, I have a “Tool Stacker” of sorts, that is basically a pair of Rubbermaid heavy duty closet shelf standards, and a series of 18” brackets, these in turn hold up my bench top tools that are mounted to 3/4” plywood mount boards (18” X 24”))...

I have my Ridgid Sander, Ryobi Planer, Sunhill Jointer, and Ryobi Grinder / Wolverine jig set up on this rig, and it utilizes wall space quite well with one slight problem…

I have no room for expansion… I can’t go up because, well I am 1” below the garage door in the open position, and I can’t go down, as the only place down, is the floor…

Now what can I do to fix this? I get to get creative here and find storage for this thing. It can’t live its life just out on my bench top… I need to find stowage here… But where?

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com



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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 817 days ago

You could send your Ridgid sander for me to store for you, there by making room for your scroll saw! Just trying to help. Lol.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Jim Bertelson

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#2 posted 817 days ago

Turn the grinder sidewise and fit it and the scrollsaw on the same shelf, pehaps enlarged a bit….............

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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dbhost

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#3 posted 817 days ago

Might have a solution to this coming up. Please stand by…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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Blackie_

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#4 posted 817 days ago

Here are my options.
1. kitchen counter top.
2. Craigs List
3. Jack Hammer under the shelving unit.
4. Shelf Pully system hanging it from the ceiling.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Nighthawk

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#5 posted 817 days ago

1st, it needs to be a revolving lift pully system so you don’t need to reach up high or down low… I mean bad back and all… that way you can actually double your shelves… won’t be as high though, but the bottom shelve as it comes round the bottom can be nearly scrapping the ground:)

Failing that if I was in the states I could take a few of those tools off you hands and you would have heaps of room for your scroll saw…

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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