LumberJocks

Outright thievery

  • Advertise with us
Project by nailbanger2 posted 1566 days ago 3568 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This plywood/scraps/drywall rack was stolen from Dadoo (thanks)... hey, if you’re going to be a thief, you might as well be a courteous one.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/2614

My shop had become unuseable because of plywood not mixing well with scrap lumber, so it was definately time for a change. I also have drywall left over from jobs all the time, and have a stash of bamboo flooring I’m not willing to let go of yet, so I had to make mine bigger. There is a divider to separate the DW from the ply, and 4 sections in the scap bin (there could be as many as I want, the dividers are just notched and held in place with friction and threatening glances). The last pic shows my cheating ways. Instead of casters, I bought two $10 floor dollies from Harbor Frieght and simply screwed them to the 2×4 base. They are rated for 1,000 lbs. apiece (not that I trust that rating) , they should work for this load.

Ply is CDX from neighbors hurricane shutters, 2×4 left over from assorted jobs, same as the 1x.

This isn’t a beauty, but is a beast and just what my small shop needed. Now it’s on to cabinets for bags of concrete, sand , drywall hot mud, spray texture mud, etc. , etc. , .....

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew





6 comments so far

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1754 days


#1 posted 1566 days ago

well done…. always remember that these things don’t need to be beautiful, but need to be functional… I think you captured that part of it very well…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

View patron's profile

patron

12955 posts in 1938 days


#2 posted 1566 days ago

well done ,
i too made a modified version ,
i just couldn’t find who to credit THANKS DADDO !

and thank you NAILBANGER2 for the link .

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

View Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor's profile

Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

4930 posts in 1905 days


#3 posted 1566 days ago

I built a cutoff bin several weeks ago and it has really helped organize all those small pieces of wood i hated to throw away. many cutoff pieces have been used to complete other projects and now they are neatly stored.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

View nailbanger2's profile

nailbanger2

952 posts in 1740 days


#4 posted 1566 days ago

Thanks for the kind comments, folks. I plan on stealing a few more ideas before I’m through. David, your kaliedascope table is safe from this hacker!

And Greg, enjoy your victory. First game I ever watched that I didn’t know who I wanted to win!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

View douglbe's profile

douglbe

357 posts in 2558 days


#5 posted 1566 days ago

Interesting ideas, certainly what I need in my basement shop. I have wood scattered all over. Thanks for the ideas.

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

View SteveW's profile

SteveW

354 posts in 1455 days


#6 posted 1454 days ago

Those Harbor Freight Dollies are such a steal, where else can you get 4 movable casters so cheap?
http://www.harborfreight.com/movers-dolly-93888.html

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase