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Project by cstrang posted 07-18-2010 05:30 PM 1949 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I like many Lj’s have a shop in the basement and as we all know with basement shops we need to maximize the space that we have. I made a plywood rack in the ledge going down the stairs, a spot to keep solid and also a platform where some extra stuff for the dust collector and old tools live. This really helps save space!

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.





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grizzman

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#1 posted 07-18-2010 05:42 PM

great idea…can always use more storage space..

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#2 posted 07-18-2010 06:12 PM

Great use of available space. I used to screw baby food jars to the undersides of the stair treads so that screws and nails were available.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 07-18-2010 09:03 PM

Great use of space.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 07-19-2010 12:55 AM

So much for that wasted space, nicely done.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#5 posted 07-19-2010 12:59 AM

Cool Idea.

Storage under the steps also works!

Lew

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#6 posted 07-19-2010 02:27 AM

Great use of space.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 07-19-2010 02:46 AM

That’s putting dead space to good use.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 07-19-2010 10:38 AM

Good idea. I think I spend half my woodworking time just trying to fit stuff into my modestly sized shop.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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