Travel Shop Box

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Project by Gater posted 08-26-2010 02:27 AM 3460 views 19 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this to save me from lugging tools back a forth from the truck 20 times before even starting to work. Shew, ya’ll done already tired when you finish dat. One plug and everything’s hot. Table saw w/ 52” fence, compressor w/ retractable reel hose, battery chargers, electric pencil sharpener and 10 outlets for power tools and even has a custom truck tarp made for it when traveling through the rain.

-- Gator, Louisiana

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#1 posted 08-26-2010 02:48 AM

Holy smokes! Looks nice. How do you get that in the back of your truck?

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#2 posted 08-26-2010 03:42 AM

Great idea, how do you move it?
Cool work station.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#3 posted 08-26-2010 04:31 AM

Hey Gater,
A one stop shop for the lot…cool idea.

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#4 posted 08-26-2010 05:04 AM

Great organization!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 08-26-2010 07:45 AM

Very nice!

I was wondering the same thing as AtomJack. Do you have a ramp or something?

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#6 posted 08-26-2010 05:18 PM

Great job!! Good organization.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 08-27-2010 03:43 AM

That is cool. Pretty much a whole shop in a big box. I’m with the guys above. I want to know how you get it in your truck. That has to be pretty heavy. I’m thinking a ramp with a winch. Either that or you have some help.

-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#8 posted 09-02-2010 10:08 PM

nice work

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