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Project by NewPickeringWdWrkr posted 04-27-2010 12:44 AM 1561 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Getting sick of tools cluttering my makeshift workbench. In reality, my workbench is 2 pieces of plywood 2’ x 4’ each on a couple of sawhorses (one of the sheets holds a makeshift (there’s that word again) router table that’s not really very reliable, but it’s all I have for now. It was supposed to be temporary, but there’s too many immediate need projects to get started on a proper bench. It also serves as a place for my drill press, planer and bandsaw (all bench top models which get swapped out when needed)

So, what I have for now works, but with no where convenient to store my tools, it’s getting VERY cluttered. So, I took a half hour, a couple of scrap pieces of pine and 1/4” pine ply and some glue. I forgot to take the before pics, so I guess I don’t qualify for the contest.

It measures 15”h x 7”w x 6”d and has one coat of poly. I also added a 1/4” dowel to hang the cord up on it.

Thanks for looking.

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com





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Joe Weaver

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#1 posted 04-27-2010 01:12 AM

very nice

-- Joe, Ga

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#2 posted 04-27-2010 01:15 AM

Now that’s a sweet little set up ….You could mount it just about anywhere out of your way and bring it to the work area as needed : ) I just might have to make a cheap imitation of your project for my own use ! LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Eric in Florida.

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#3 posted 04-27-2010 01:42 AM

All in one place.
Good organization.
That came out nice!

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#4 posted 04-27-2010 03:34 AM

Nice, sometimes somehting so simple is what serves you best.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 04-27-2010 09:19 AM

niice setup
thankĀ“s for sharing

Dennis

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NewPickeringWdWrkr

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#6 posted 04-27-2010 11:36 AM

Thanks Dusty, I hadn’t thought of that. Maybe I’ll add a handle. Good thought!

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com

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BritBoxmaker

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#7 posted 04-27-2010 02:22 PM

Very tidy. Neat design.
Progress. Things are coming together. One step at a time.
Keep it up my friend.

Martyn

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#8 posted 04-27-2010 09:03 PM

I don’t think I’d bother making a handle for it …keep it simple by finding the center about an inch below the top and drill a hole for it to hang on a (nail , screw , peg ) of your choice : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Brian Anderson - UBWoodman

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#9 posted 04-28-2010 02:09 PM

looks great…and it looks like it works great….awesome

-- http://www.ubwoodman.com

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