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made this a few years ago and am very happy with it.
Oct 08, 2011
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#1 posted 10-08-2011 09:53 PM
Nice! Great use of space. Do the tops rotate or do you have to lift them?
-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way
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#2 posted 10-08-2011 11:52 PM
Neat idea! It would nice to know how you rotate them?
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#3 posted 10-09-2011 12:17 AM
Interesting use of space… How do they flip? Are they on pivots or do you lift and place them?
-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com
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#4 posted 10-09-2011 12:48 AM
The position of the bag on the miter saw while upside down would be an indicator that the tops rotate. I like the way you have the miter level in both positions.Nice job.
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#5 posted 10-09-2011 01:34 AM
I really like this and had been thinking about doing just what you have accomplished. I may have to go back and revisit this project. Well done.
-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."
#6 posted 10-09-2011 02:16 AM
Thanks for the comments. The top panels are made of 2 pieces of 3/4 Plywood. before I glued them together I routed a 1/4” groove down the center of both. when I assembled the tops I sandwiched a 1/2” metal rod that protrudes 1/2” from each side. the sides of the “cube stations” have a routed groove that the rods fit into. allowing me to pull the tool mounts forward enough to flip them over. someday I will get around to putting drawers below the 2 shelves.
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#7 posted 10-09-2011 09:21 PM
A flip stand has been on my to-do list for some time. Your excellent implementation may have just pushed me over the edge – towards doing something about it that is.
-- Chuck near Nashville - “All you are unable to give possesses you” (Andre Gide)
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#8 posted 10-11-2011 06:37 PM
Took me a minute to realize it flips over. Very Cool. Looks like something that I need. Nice space saver.
-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I
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#9 posted 10-11-2011 08:31 PM
It looks good. It’s a nice way to organize your shop.
-- 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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#10 posted 02-19-2012 02:57 PM
nice job may have to steal plans if you dont mind?
-- if i say something stupid over look me im learning.....
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