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MFSC shop cart

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Project by Greedo posted 11-11-2017 06:25 PM 2554 views 25 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Designed this cart for my workshop, I had the idea 3 years ago because I needed a cart to roll around parts from machine to machine, occasionally an additional work bench, height adjustable assembly table, panel cart or drying racks when doing finishes. So I thought of a way to combine these function, but it took me 3 years of thinking to find a feasible way.
So here is the result, the MFSC (multi-function shop cart)

Since the table flips I thought of making the other side usable for glue jobs by making the parallel clamps fit in notches, this keeps my main work bench free, and glue can drip all it wants without messing up the work bench.

https://youtu.be/EWEdrBdbBhg

There is a bit more info and a video of the mechanism on my website for those who are interested.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 11-11-2017 08:10 PM

Very handy help in every workshop. Looks realy profesionaly made.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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woodchuckerNJ

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#2 posted 11-11-2017 08:45 PM

wow, that’s versatile. Nice design.

-- Jeff NJ

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rustynails

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#3 posted 11-12-2017 01:03 AM

Great job on the design and functionality

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Julian

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#4 posted 11-12-2017 03:40 AM

Very clever design. Enjoyed your video. Well done.

-- Julian

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Redoak49

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#5 posted 11-12-2017 12:31 PM

A really nice design. The price for the plans is reasonable at 7.44 Euro, $8.68.

I am going to think about this and how it would fit in my shop.

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 11-12-2017 01:41 PM

These carts have a wonderful design that allows them to be used for multiple purposes and therefore makes them flexible and functional. You have also done a fine job on them and they are a great addition to your shop and will serve you well. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Greedo

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#7 posted 11-12-2017 01:47 PM

Thanks guys, @helluvawreck I’v actually been a member for over 7 years, but due to my business taking off I just couldn’t keep posting as often as I wanted.

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hungryJ

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#8 posted 11-12-2017 08:49 PM

holy smokes those are quite the carts. mind blown by the functionality and versatility. adding dowels to make a downdraft into drying rack is so simple and genius at the same time

-- just a goon with a hammer.

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mafe

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#9 posted 11-13-2017 01:59 PM

Super cool and a nice build.
Good thinking.
Repect!
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Tim Royal

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#10 posted 11-14-2017 07:54 PM

Outstanding design! Do you have plans for these? You should be able to sell these… I would definitely be a buyer!

-- -Tim Royal -"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." -Thomas Merton

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builtinbkyn

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#11 posted 11-14-2017 08:14 PM



Outstanding design! Do you have plans for these? You should be able to sell these… I would definitely be a buyer!

- Tim Royal


There’s a link to his web site. The plans are available there.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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Greedo

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#12 posted 11-14-2017 08:39 PM



Outstanding design! Do you have plans for these? You should be able to sell these… I would definitely be a buyer!

- Tim Royal

I do, as Bill above kindly mentioned, I didn’t want to bring that up in the project post since the goal was to share the project and not to advertise.

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builtinbkyn

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#13 posted 11-14-2017 08:47 PM


Outstanding design! Do you have plans for these? You should be able to sell these… I would definitely be a buyer!

- Tim Royal

I do, as Bill above kindly mentioned, I didn t want to bring that up in the project post since the goal was to share the project and not to advertise.

- Greedo


Followed your shop build. Tremendous!

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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