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Project by Woodwrecker posted 1178 days ago 2787 views 4 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After moving my shop 1,300 miles down to Florida (a task I never want to repeat), I have had to try and fit 5 pounds of stuff in a 3 pound sack at every turn.
Plus, as careful as were were, a lot of things got banged up in the process.
So, a few shop reorganization projects are in order.
This was one of the first.
There will be a few more to follow.
95% of this stuff is built from odds and ends I had in my wood pile.
Plus, shop furniture gets painted “safety blue”.
Thanks for looking.

-- Having fun...Eric





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ellen35

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#1 posted 1178 days ago

Very clever idea. I may adapt the drill station to meet my needs.
Thanks for the start.

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

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lew

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#2 posted 1178 days ago

Neat!!

I think the color makes a nice fashion statement ;^)

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 1178 days ago

That will be a real good organizer for your shop and will save you a lot of time. Congratulations.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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patron

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#4 posted 1178 days ago

now i know how to find
the batteries
and their tools

who’d of thunk it

you’ll need a barge
to move that far south
again

great holder

-- 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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jumbojack

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#5 posted 1178 days ago

very nice

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 1178 days ago

It looks like a great setup. I’ve been trying to figure something like this.

I also use that same color when I paint my shop stuff, good choice.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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degoose

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#7 posted 1178 days ago

The idea is sound and the colour is a great thought too…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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learnin2do

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#8 posted 1178 days ago

WOW! ...that is just …WOW!

-- christine

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jack1

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#9 posted 1178 days ago

Looks good. I’m in the process of “finding more room” too! Doesn’t seem to matter how much room I have, I fill it up! ;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Grumpy

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#10 posted 1178 days ago

Very neat Eric.

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

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 1178 days ago

Nice work, Eric.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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FloridaArt

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#12 posted 1178 days ago

This is nice. Personally I’ve been living with only two drills. If I had more I’d want them organized like this.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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kiefer

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#13 posted 1177 days ago

you will need another hole or two inthere
because the impact driver is next
what about dust control for the chargers?
they don’t like dust
I have a makita li/ion and had trouble with the charger because of dust getting inside.

kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Jeremy Greiner

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#14 posted 1177 days ago

Looks very nice!

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#15 posted 1177 days ago

Eric – Funny that your shop has a “color” too. Mine is some wierd shade of green; Hazard Green? :-)

Nice organization for a go-to set of tools!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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