LumberJocks

french cleat wall

  • Advertise with us
Project by bent posted 02-19-2012 07:29 PM 29545 views 51 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.





16 comments so far

View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile

Smitty_Cabinetshop

13720 posts in 2081 days


#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 --

View Paul Pomerleau's profile

Paul Pomerleau

306 posts in 2156 days


#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

View  woodshaver (Tony)  's profile

woodshaver (Tony)

4010 posts in 2816 days


#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 UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

View stefang's profile

stefang

15512 posts in 2797 days


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

Perfect way to store tools!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

115202 posts in 3040 days


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

Very cool system ,good job bent.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Lee A. Jesberger's profile

Lee A. Jesberger

6819 posts in 3442 days


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

Now you have room for more stuff. Perfect.

Nice job.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

View BentheViking's profile

BentheViking

1763 posts in 2027 days


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

wow what a good idea

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

View DIYaholic's profile

DIYaholic

19178 posts in 2138 days


#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 procrastination a bad thing?

View kokaneesailor's profile

kokaneesailor

35 posts in 2367 days


#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!!

View zlatanv's profile

zlatanv

691 posts in 2697 days


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

Nice set up.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

View 559dustdesigns's profile

559dustdesigns

633 posts in 2631 days


#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?"

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

2731 posts in 2649 days


#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.

View Gabe C.'s profile

Gabe C.

288 posts in 1804 days


#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...

View Ben Simms's profile

Ben Simms

191 posts in 1754 days


#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.

View ducky911's profile

ducky911

237 posts in 2252 days


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

I hate you!

showing 1 through 15 of 16 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com