My newest garage update

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Project by ralmand posted 05-22-2009 01:06 AM 3648 views 10 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Unfortunately, I have to do my favorite hobby in the garage. I am trying to consolidate my tools and utilize my space as best a possible. I started by making a pipe clamp rack, charger station, and air compressor station. I mounted them on the wall and I able to place my trusty RIDGID table saw underneath. I am starting phase two soon. (This is still a work in progress. Some tools are ‘temporarily’ placed where they are until the final destination is built.) If you would like the plans for the clamp rack, please send me a private message with an email address and I can send them to you.

-- Randy, Allen Texas

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#1 posted 05-22-2009 01:18 AM

Randy, Looks like a good use of space.Getting the Air Compressor up out of the way is a nice idea. Shops are just never big enough or so it seems.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Grant Davis

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#2 posted 05-22-2009 01:22 AM

A great use of space and an even better sign.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#3 posted 05-22-2009 01:43 AM

I will be a GRANDPA in August…My daughter bought me the sign. I am SO READY for my grandson!

-- Randy, Allen Texas

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#4 posted 05-22-2009 02:30 AM

I can just see the space this freed up. Good project…......

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 05-22-2009 02:42 AM

clean and neat….nothing better than that!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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#6 posted 05-22-2009 03:26 AM

Great job, all that is missing is the ‘broken toy’ projects. Have tools, will fix.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#7 posted 05-22-2009 04:05 AM

I’m a garage woodworker also. Great way to utilize space. Congrats on the soon-to-be grandson!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 05-22-2009 05:18 PM

Great job, thats what I need to do is get my tools organized. You’ve done an excellent job.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 05-22-2009 05:27 PM

nicely done- I like the fact that you can see where everything is, and have easy reach for what you need.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#10 posted 05-23-2009 12:06 AM

So far I really like the setup…I can find ‘stuff’easier and it is up out of the way, clearing the floor area.
P.S. Thanks for all nice comments.

-- Randy, Allen Texas

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#11 posted 05-23-2009 02:54 AM

Very nice. I particularly like the compact clamp rack. Do you have any plans or details on that?

-- It is better to wear out than to rust out. --Cumberland

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#12 posted 05-23-2009 03:00 AM

good use of space and well organized

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 05-23-2009 03:47 AM

How does the clamp rack work out for you? It would seem that you might need to move some out of the way to get to some of the others.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

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#14 posted 05-23-2009 03:24 PM

I do not have to remove any clamps. There is enough ‘play’ in the clamps on top that they will swing to the side to remove clamps behind them. I do have details that I can email. Send me a private message with an email address and I will email them to you. Thanks!

-- Randy, Allen Texas

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#15 posted 05-28-2009 03:34 AM

Nice update.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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