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Project by jjempson posted 09-06-2011 09:44 PM 2656 views 7 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is the latest install of the workshop..the sheet rack…
this is all constructed from C.L.S 38×90mm..
the front and rear frame is constructed with mortise and tenons…and has rails joining front to rear…the ply sides help to guide and slide the sheets into place..
it took 3 days ( few interruptions did not help) and a healthy selection of choice swear words due to the weight of frame work and the amount of boards lifted…

-- jjempson





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ajosephg

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#1 posted 09-06-2011 09:49 PM

Wow! that is a serious inventory.

-- Joe

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#2 posted 09-06-2011 09:50 PM

you have a lot of sheet goods!! wow. Very nice rack! Should come in handy, and looks fun to build!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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jjempson

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#3 posted 09-06-2011 10:01 PM

it was fun to build…but hard…but like most wood butchers….enjoyed it…
its version 2 ….version 1 was taken down rather badly by my students a few months ago…bless them…at least when we got the new build we had a ..blank canvas to paint..

-- jjempson

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#4 posted 09-06-2011 11:17 PM

Holy Scrap! I’d build a shed with all that nice plywood.

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#5 posted 09-07-2011 01:20 AM

Nice rack.
My only question is unless you’re building many furniture carcasses, or production cabinets, why would you inventory that much plywood?
I buy what I need for the current project at the time, and end up with cutoff’s, but I never buy sheet goods on the “come”

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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#6 posted 09-07-2011 03:50 AM

I like this, I never liked storing my sheet goods vertically .. I might make a smaller version of this, it’s a great idea.

-- Easy to use end grain cutting board designer: http://www.1024studios.com/cuttingboard.html

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#7 posted 09-07-2011 05:10 AM

@ jimc , He is an instructor. I believe this is storage for a classroom type shop

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rrdesigns

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#8 posted 09-07-2011 05:59 AM

Stupid question of the day…how do you get the sheets down from the upper levels without serious pain and injury?

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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jjempson

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#9 posted 09-07-2011 08:00 AM

good morning world…
thank you for your comments..
JIM C..
thank you for your question..i have the pleasure of working at a college and we teach students from 14 years and upwards…when they start on a full time level 2 carpentry course ( age is generally 18 +) or have a apprentaship some of their criteria is cladding and pipe casing and the making of many saw trestles the ply gets used through the teaching year…plus the joiners use the sheets for drawing the rods for assessments ( plus any homework that i have..cough cough..) and panels for doors..
RRDESIGNS..
as for your question it is far from stupid…i designed it to user friendly..from the base we 6..9..12mm ply followed by 12..18mm chipboard..back to ply with 18mm then onto plasterboard followed by hardboard (3mm) and finally pin-board material …the 18mm material (ply/chipboard)is kept at chest height so when two people slide a sheet out the strain on the lower back is reduced greatly plus we have a vertical panel saw about 8 ft away which we can place it directly onto and cut to size..the rest of the material above the 18mm is very light so injury in no real concern..
thank you.

-- jjempson

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Michael1

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#10 posted 09-07-2011 08:36 AM

Nice plywood rack. With that inventory you must be planning on doing some serious work

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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#11 posted 09-07-2011 10:53 AM

Well done!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 09-07-2011 02:36 PM

I’ve been thinking of building a big “sheet material rack” in the bedroom… you know, so it’s handier for my wife to make up the bed…

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jjempson

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#13 posted 09-07-2011 09:17 PM

StumpyNubs..
lol….if you built this rack only 4ft high im sure you could get away with fitting a materiss on top and make that into your bed….win win for both… a rack for you…a bed for the wife..

-- jjempson

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jjempson

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#14 posted 09-07-2011 10:18 PM

lol…best not to post it on lumber jocks….
really biting tongue ..could say to much

-- jjempson

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RexMcKinnon

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#15 posted 09-09-2011 05:52 PM

cool, that’s about a life time supply for me. LOL

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

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