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Project by Wellsw posted 1048 days ago 2813 views 26 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

made this a few years ago and am very happy with it.





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KayBee

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#1 posted 1048 days ago

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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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 1048 days ago

Neat idea! It would nice to know how you rotate them?

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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dbhost

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#3 posted 1048 days ago

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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Paul

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#4 posted 1048 days ago

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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HorizontalMike

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#5 posted 1048 days ago

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..."

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Wellsw

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#6 posted 1048 days ago

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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TNwoodchuck

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#7 posted 1047 days ago

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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GaryD

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#8 posted 1045 days ago

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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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 1045 days ago

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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wannabenorm

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#10 posted 914 days ago

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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