New storage projects in the shop

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Project by Marianne posted 01-18-2013 04:22 AM 1655 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We are in the process of finishing/organizing our new shop. We built some storage shelves and clamp racks from 1.25” plywood that we get for FREE from a local window factory. One side of the plywood is white laminate and the other side is either oak or birch (furniture quality veneer). The shelves are joined with the kreg jig (love that tool!) I am going to build the grandkids some storage. My mind spins with the possibilities!

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#1 posted 01-18-2013 04:28 AM

these look like some solid builds
nice to get things organized
makes working more fun

well done

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 01-18-2013 04:29 AM

Looks good.

Seeing your clamp rack gave me an idea of how I want to modify mine.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#3 posted 01-18-2013 08:45 AM

I enjoy shop projects all the more when it doesn’t cost me a bean.
Good use of materials and handy shop accessories.

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#4 posted 01-18-2013 12:30 PM

Lookin good. Ya gotta luv that Kreg.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 01-18-2013 12:57 PM

It looks like you’re really getting your shop shipshape.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 01-18-2013 02:19 PM

Looking good, great start!! Welcome LJ’s.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 01-18-2013 03:43 PM

Beautiful storage and shop, will get you inspired to do more projects especially if the wood is free. Lucky you!


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#8 posted 01-18-2013 05:19 PM

You’ll never have to spend 15 minutes again looking for the right clamp.

-- Lacy Lane Studio

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#9 posted 01-18-2013 05:27 PM

Hey… free wood is GOOD!

As to clamp storage, I just hang ‘em from the rafters.




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#10 posted 01-19-2013 04:56 AM

nice job Marianne…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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