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Project by jjempson posted 07-04-2015 06:43 PM 2864 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Alas it was time to redo the work shop. ..something new and improved. ..fresh. ..clean. .fitted. ...made for purpose. ...
so after many years checking tool boxes in and out a simple yet bloody obvious suggestion was made. .so after banging my head on the wall for many days for not coming up with the idea in the first place…construction began. ..
one sheet of 12mm ply for the back. more sheet ripped up for carcus and the dividers. ..there was no stopping my now. ..I was in my element…many cups of sacred tea went cold. ..I just didn’t want to stop. ..3 days passed. ..nivarna (both song and state of mind) was completed. ..enough tools to satisfy 20 hungry students who can go through timber like a beaver on speed. ...and best of all they have to put all the tools away. ..and from a far I can check and give a really really good and well practice teachers scowls if their is a open space. ...
thank you all

-- jjempson

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#1 posted 07-04-2015 07:01 PM

Very nice! Organization is the only way to go!

-- Joe, Georgia,

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#2 posted 07-04-2015 09:43 PM

Nice solution and work on this. When I first looked at it I thought, does this guy really 20 identical hammers? Then your description cleared it all up for me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 07-04-2015 10:14 PM

Nice work, easy to see if there are any stragglers. Why does it look to be mounted over a window?

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#4 posted 07-04-2015 10:33 PM

I looked and then read your explanation for having 20 of this 20 of that 100 of these and so on…. I must admit at first I thought ..How strange…..

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 07-05-2015 06:11 AM

Good morning. .
Mr woodcox. ..I hope you are well. .
yes you are correct. .it is indeed fitted over a window. ..the wall used to be a exterior wall until a extension was built. ..the window remained in place. .mainly for budget reason. ..cheaper to leave it in place..on the other side resides a larger construction work shop to which a large studs partition wall covers all along one side including the window. for my workshop. ..this was really the only place that had space left to build upon. ..
thank you. .

-- jjempson

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#6 posted 07-05-2015 07:10 AM

Way to go. I too thought that you were yeat another saw/plane collecter. But then noticed the about 100 yellow chisels and it dawned on me..
Looks like a nice shop to learn serious woodworking

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#7 posted 07-05-2015 07:19 AM

Alas it was. ...
it is now my legacy. ..due to cut backs I have been made redundant so I’m trusting the workshop to another teacher. ..
I bid them all well in the new teaching year that arrives soon and I hope this little cabinet serves them well. ..

-- jjempson

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#8 posted 07-05-2015 02:06 PM

Sorry to hear that. Hope you have other means of making a living- and doing woodwork?

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#9 posted 07-05-2015 03:24 PM

Very well organized!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 07-05-2015 04:25 PM

This is a great organizer for the shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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