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Setting up my new small shop #5: Small work table on casters

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Blog entry by htl posted 06-17-2017 06:45 PM 2351 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Now I needed some where to work.
I know most on here want a heavy duty work bench but again I work sitting down and have no need these days for planing tables and the like.
I don’t know if I will be building a work desk but really don’t have the room at this time, we’ll see.

Again just made out of scraps.
Need a place to put things together and sand sand sand.

I all ways need a place to belt sand parts at different heights so.
Bought a toilet bolt kit and it has all the parts to make my parts stopper.
You need two of those bolts that have wood threads on one end and metal threads on the other.
Not sure if HD has the handles but I got mine at Lowe’s awhile back.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.



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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 06-17-2017 07:15 PM

so glad to see you again Jan keeps showing me hard to build tractor blogs LMAO :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 06-17-2017 07:22 PM



so glad to see you again Jan keeps showing me hard to build tractor blogs LMAO :<))

- GR8HUNTER

Will I do a blog for you about a jumping puppet?

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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#3 posted 06-17-2017 07:24 PM

I’m glad you are back in business Bruce.

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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htl

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#4 posted 06-17-2017 07:38 PM

Thanks guys!!!
It’s a start.
Got a very small air conditioner put in the window but it can’t keep up with the heat here in Alabama so will be needing to get the insulation put in.
Half the fun of wood working is figuring things out, and setting up a new shop is a bunch a fun even when I know the minute I get it set up I’ll come up with another idea. LOL
I hope this blog will be helpful to some just starting out, it ain’t pretty but hey it will get the job done for the really important things building models.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#5 posted 06-17-2017 08:13 PM

Nice shop your setting up. Mine is cramped with her stuff & mine. In a small space.

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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#6 posted 06-17-2017 09:39 PM

Neat idea on the end of the table. Great work on your shop.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 06-17-2017 10:54 PM

Congratulations, I am happy for you. Expecting to see some new projects posted.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 06-18-2017 02:53 AM

LMAO @ Jan :<))

Will I do a blog for you about a jumping puppet?

no thanks buddy …im just joking with you i am loving the blogs :<))

and Bruce been here 3 years and just changed stuff around today again :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#9 posted 06-19-2017 11:35 PM


Will I do a blog for you about a jumping puppet?

- Dutchy


As long as it’s a Dutch girl with those high heeled clogs… YES…

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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#10 posted 06-19-2017 11:44 PM

Hey #4, hope there are more blogs to come! Haven’t spotted the pink basket… or is this the neighbours workshop?

Probably a tad late now, however, I hope you haven’t got the heavy stuff on “soft rubber” casters. I found that once placed you don’t often move the heavy machinery, but if you then have to one day, I’ve found my wheels flattened from the weight to the extent it was prone to toppling when moved. I did replace the heavy equipment with nylon wheels… not as “smooth” as the rubber but they stay round.

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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#11 posted 06-19-2017 11:53 PM

I take the above back (as I can’t delete it)... Noticed you did use nylon casters on some of your mobiles.

You practicing making wheels already? This items keeps appearing in other photos!

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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#12 posted 06-20-2017 04:09 AM

No ducky I was cutting holes in my shelf brackets.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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LittleBlackDuck

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#13 posted 06-20-2017 05:44 AM



No ducky I was cutting holes in my shelf brackets.

- htl


Yeh, I suppose it’s hard to throw holes away.

-- There's two ways to do things... My way or the right way.. LBD

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