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I needed some lumber storage in my shop other than a couple of saw horses so I came up with this simple but effective design. (I’m sure it’s been done before but after looking at and coming up with more complex methods this just slipped into my mind somehow and was perfect for my situation.)

It’s long enough to store a 12’ board and plenty of them. The way my shop is shaped and arranged this sliding in and out setup is perfect.

You can check out a more detailed approach of the lumber rack and some simple plans at my blog, The Woodworking Trip.

-- Dothan, Alabama Check out my woodworking blog! http://woodworkingtrip.blogspot.com/ Also my Youtube Channel's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SailingAndSuch





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HokieMojo

2097 posts in 2314 days


#1 posted 1794 days ago

i start blogging my lumber rack construction and you go and show me up with this? just kidding. This looks good and it looks like it will hold a ton. You are fortunate in that you can load it from an end. That allows you to make it very strong. better start loading it up!

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mtkate

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#2 posted 1792 days ago

Cool. My boyfriend designed something like this, but with 2 times more shelves, to fit in a long under the stair case closet. We can fit 8 foot boards in ours. I appreciate the effort it takes to put together.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 1785 days ago

Looks super well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Russ

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#4 posted 1780 days ago

looks good, need ideas because it seems i always find deals on wood. The last one was alaska birch, 200bf @ 1$bf. so much wood, so little time!
Russ

-- Happiness is being covered in sawdust

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patron

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#5 posted 1780 days ago

you are almost in the lumber business ,
with this rack .

it sure makes a difference in the shop !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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wyeth

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#6 posted 264 days ago

Very handy – an essential towards ordering any wood shop.

-- David Australia

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