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Project by Chase posted 1588 days ago 4415 views 3 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call it the Scrap-mo-tron 9000!!!!

I had serious problem tripping over and making room from lots of scrap wood lying around including two sheets of plywood. this beast is created almost entirely out of scrap I had from previous projects. only the screws, nails, dowels, and clip to hold the DC vacuum are new. I even had whiteboard material and casters lying around from other things! at any rate it holds the rest of what didnt get used to build it. that cleared out a lot of corners and piles I had been avoiding.

I like things to do double duty, so it also gives me “wall” space to do extra stuff.

Pic 1: c-clamps and spring clamps across the front.
Pic 2: white board material (you can get this stuff at your local big box @ 15 bucks for a 4×8 sheet. it is basically hardboard with a white finish of some sort. looks exactly like a white board) to keep notes and do out basic lists and plans.
Pic 3: havent come up with anything to do on this guy, I like room for future expansion.
Pic 4: Bar clamp rack, rip fence, crosscut sled, and some buckets for small scrap.
Pic 5: the whole shabang finally filled up. plenty of room for more scrap.
Pic 6: WOOOOOO

the whole thing rolls, and can be pushed outside if I need more room for assembly. It doesn’t solve all my space problems, but it certainly does help a few of them. Thanks for reading!

-Chase

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.





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NBeener

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#1 posted 1588 days ago

Nicely done !!!

Cool photo narrative, too !

YAR!

-- -- Neil

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JJohnston

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#2 posted 1588 days ago

AAAAH!!

I’d have stopped at Hadrian’s wall, too, if I were facing hordes of haggis-fed barbarians like that. ;)

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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TungOilTim

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#3 posted 1588 days ago

Ha congrats, looks very functional. The pictures are entertaining.

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 1588 days ago

Nice job Chase.

It looks like mine, but you added a pergola to hang things from and I like that feature (I’m missing wall space). I’ll give it a thought. You may want to take a look at the handle I made to steer mine around my basement workshop.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/28265 or this page of my website.

Thanks for posting.

Best,

Serge

http://www.atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Chase

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#5 posted 1588 days ago

thanks serge, I might put a handle on it, but the size is large enough I would need multiples. Your dividers are more adjustable and removable than mine are, only the two that run front to back can come out, the others are screwed in.

One last thing i forgot, when assembling on a slanted driveway, do not use a level to get your uprights to match. I ended up rotating the thing around a lot as I assembled and the 4 uprights are in all directions.

-Chase

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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patron

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#6 posted 1588 days ago

nice cart ,

looks like some of the one’s i have seen
in the tropics ,

to sell fruit from !

avast me bucko !

-- 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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ellen35

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#7 posted 1588 days ago

Great cart… too bad (maybe) it will be full before you know it!!
Like the idea of double duty.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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stidrvr

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#8 posted 1588 days ago

“Practice Pirate talk….. Yar”

I almost pissed myself when I read that!!1

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Popsnsons

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#9 posted 1588 days ago

Nice…that’s one off the list. I googled you a good site for Pirate Jargon.

http://www.maritimepirates.com/jargon.html

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

#10 posted 1587 days ago

on pic # 6 please get some sun on those legs man i thought mine where white.but awsome job on the scrap bin

-- i wonder if obama stood in a wind storm with them big ears of his would he start spinning like a drill bit

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gco39

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#11 posted 1587 days ago

Looks like Duke Nukem paid you a visit.

nice job!

G

-- There's just something about the solitude and creation.....

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Kristoffer

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#12 posted 1586 days ago

Nice job. I’m going to have to post some pics of mine from before seeing yours and after a couple of additions inspired by yours.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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shopmania

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#13 posted 1585 days ago

Great scrap-mo-tron! I was gonna ask is that a utility belt over shorts, or a Pirate Kilt?? Yarrr, Matey!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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Chase

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#14 posted 1585 days ago

Shopmania, It is both and neither. Behold the Utilikilt!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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shimster

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#15 posted 1572 days ago

You know why pirates are called ‘pirates’? Cause they aaaaaarrrrreeeeeeee.

-- Less is More.....expensive

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