My newest garage update

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Project by ralmand posted 1877 days ago 3416 views 9 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 1877 days ago

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 1877 days ago

A great use of space and an even better sign.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#3 posted 1877 days ago

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 1877 days ago

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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Francisco Luna

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#5 posted 1877 days ago

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 1877 days ago

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 1877 days ago

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 1876 days ago

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 1876 days ago

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 1876 days ago

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 1876 days ago

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 1876 days ago

good use of space and well organized

-- Custom furniture

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#13 posted 1876 days ago

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 1875 days ago

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 1871 days ago

Nice update.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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