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Project by bent posted 02-19-2012 07:29 PM 10659 views 45 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

first off, thanks to Paul Pomerleau for posting his cleat wall as it was the inspiration behind this project. i had a 4×8 sheet of pegboard in this area that i wasn’t 100% happy with. i like this system better because i’m able to hang my planes and clamps with my hand tools. it also frees up more wall space, since i can turn the combo squares and saws sideways.





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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 02-19-2012 07:56 PM

Very nice, I like the handplane tills particularly.

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

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Paul Pomerleau

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#2 posted 02-19-2012 08:47 PM

Thanks for the mention.
Your new storage system looks fantastic.
Well done.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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woodshaver

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#3 posted 02-19-2012 09:10 PM

I am so jelous! If I only had the room I would run with that idea! Nice !
Thanks for posting your Cleat wall and Paul’s link. I’ll keep this in mind for future use!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 02-19-2012 10:44 PM

Perfect way to store tools!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 02-19-2012 11:25 PM

Very cool system ,good job bent.

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 02-19-2012 11:38 PM

Now you have room for more stuff. Perfect.

Nice job.

Lee

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#7 posted 02-20-2012 01:17 AM

wow what a good idea

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#8 posted 02-20-2012 01:31 AM

I need to incorporate this into my new shop. I just need to find the wall space!!

Thanks for sharing!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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kokaneesailor

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#9 posted 02-20-2012 01:41 AM

I was totally ignorant regarding the french cleat system until about 2 years ago. Now I see it popping up more often. Your storage system looks awesome, way cleaner looking than pegboard. Way to go!!

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#10 posted 02-20-2012 05:10 AM

Nice set up.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#11 posted 02-20-2012 08:25 AM

This project looks great.
Thanks for sharing with us

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#12 posted 02-20-2012 12:04 PM

Neat idea. The “big” saws on the left are in their own place I see.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 02-20-2012 12:58 PM

Wow, that’s a great idea. Thanks for posting!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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Ben Simms

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#14 posted 02-21-2012 02:28 PM

Very nice! I love the plane till.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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#15 posted 03-09-2012 02:06 AM

I hate you!

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