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Blog series by derosa updated 10-03-2012 03:59 AM 2 parts 3797 reads 5 comments total

Part 1: The original design

04-06-2012 05:29 AM by derosa | 5 comments »

In an effort to try and clean and organize my shop I decided I needed a way to store my clamps and make them easily move around the shop. Although I’m certain there are many designs for this out there I decided I need to design something myself. Step 1Get a coupon from harbor freight for a mover’s dolly that will supposedly hold 1000lbs and is on sale for 7.00. Step 2Build a case from what is lying around. The dolly was 18×12” and for whatever reason I decided th...

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Part 2: A new beginning on the cart; bottom and sides.

10-03-2012 03:59 AM by derosa | 0 comments »

After the failure of the first cart I used the top piece to hold the clamps, just not on the dolly; end result is that the clamps remained strewn everywhere since I didn’t feel like walking to the stand each time. After some time away I moved on to a new design based on the recommendation to keep things sloped. First was taking the wheels off of the dolly and applying them to a new base; the new base is two pieces of 1/2” ply glued together. These are free from the local packing p...

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