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Project by Roger posted 04-29-2014 11:10 PM 1661 views 13 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While doing a bit of remodeling in my shop, ( I’m whooped, btw), I needed a plywood rack pretty badly. Thanks to Harbor Freight and a coupon, I bought 2 of these 1000 lb carpet dollys for 9 bux a piece. (I stripped the carpet of them before I screwed the 2×4’s to em). The 3 4×8 OSB boards I had left over from my 1st shop build, and 3 2×4’s later, I have a nice plywood rack that fits nicely in a cubby out of the way. Just roll it out to get some ply when you need it. Also made plenty of spots for cut offs. As you can see, it’s full. All this was laying around everywhere. It’s nice having plywood all in one spot, and ez access. Thnx for the looks, and any comments, good/bad/ugly, always appreciated. Hope to have my shop organized up pretty soon so I can post some pics. I’m lovin my extra space, but, it has been putting a whoopin on me. Whew!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-29-2014 11:17 PM

Great job. Hope you finish the shop soon.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Jerry

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#2 posted 04-29-2014 11:32 PM

Fantastic idea Roger, that looks really handy.

-- I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my telephone. My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.

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#3 posted 04-29-2014 11:43 PM

I like it Rodger.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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peteg

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#4 posted 04-30-2014 12:27 AM

That’ll get the job done Roger, nice & simple & practical that’s what I like :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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poospleasures

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#5 posted 04-30-2014 12:36 AM

Your new shop is going to be so purdy and clean you won’t want to mess it up with that old nasty sawdust.
Weellll maybe not. Good job. Hope you get over being whoopped.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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kdc68

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#6 posted 04-30-2014 12:37 AM

Is that a dye or a stain and what topcoat did you use?...lol…Nice work Roger….Your shop is coming along great !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 04-30-2014 12:39 AM

Great way to handle the sheets and the cut offs. I need something like this for my cut offs since, like you were, mine are all over my shop. Thanks for the post and remember we’re not 18 years old, 10 feet tall and bullet proof anymore.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 04-30-2014 12:47 AM

simple and effective, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#9 posted 04-30-2014 02:08 AM

Great idea I may have to steal it. Ok borrow some of it

-- I have to remember this is a hobby..

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maplerock

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#10 posted 04-30-2014 02:15 AM

Great idea Roger! Excellent use of scraps, and… it’s good to see someone not afraid to use HF for items suited to their needs. I need one of these!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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Joe Lyddon

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#11 posted 04-30-2014 03:51 AM

Roger!

GREAT TIP on using those cheap furniture moving dollys! Let’s see… 8 casters for $18… Can’t beat that!! :)

I have to try that!!

Nice Plywood storage rack!!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#12 posted 04-30-2014 03:53 AM

very cleaver , Roger , that will be handy as a shirt pocket ,

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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stefang

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#13 posted 04-30-2014 09:04 AM

Smart idea using the caster thimajigs Roger and the rest looks really good.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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sedcokid

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#14 posted 04-30-2014 11:29 AM

Roger, I REALLY Like you idea and it would be handy to have a rack like this one to roll around all your pieces of plywood or whatever. But I have a concern, how top heavy is it? I try to always think of safety what a tradegy it would be if this tipped over while rolling it from place to place. Great Idea!! Please be careful!

Thanks for sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#15 posted 04-30-2014 01:22 PM

Nice work. You have dividers and big pieces can be pulled out. Good thinking

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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