Sharing the garage with the wife's car...

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Project by Rusty posted 582 days ago 2135 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Until I hit the Loto or I find out that the Wood Whisper is my rich uncle I will have to share the garage/ my wood shop with my wife’s car… So I started building a work bench then a bench top for my bench tools then a tool shelf rack and finally a roller cart.. I made all with the idea of moving them out to when in use then after cleaning up I can store them so her car will not get any dew on it ..LOL… I will post each of these in my project ..

-- Never do anything you wouldn't want to explain to the Paramedics...

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#1 posted 582 days ago

I empathize. I do the same with my garage. Nice tables and stands.

-- - Terry

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#2 posted 582 days ago

Nice use of space! I really like the taller shelf which houses all of your main tools…cool idea. I am sharing too, but I am sharing with the boxes that have not needed to be unpacked. We moved to Dallas from Atlanta due to a work transfer. The shop is half my tools, and the other half are packed (sealed) boxes. The only problem is the dust covers EVERYTHING! I am constantly planing, jointing wood so the dust is crazy. I don’t have a dust collection, so you can only imagine. I have to sweep/vacuum up after each time I use the shop. We currently rent our house because we weren’t sure WHERE (city/country) we wanted to purchase…and I still own my house back in Atlanta…that’s a whole other problem in itself!

-- "Don't ask me how I know that"-CN

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#3 posted 582 days ago

Hey don’t let your wife park her car in there,it only makes her think it’s a garage. you need to have her know it’s a shop not a garage. :)) One more thing ,when you tell her that, could you make a video of it just so we all can see the fire works LOL Nice work table.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 581 days ago

The garage/ shop is looking neat and organized with your nicely built work bench and rack. Great job!


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#5 posted 581 days ago

I need to put this on my To-Do list. And LOL @ Jim throwing some proverbial logs on the fire!

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#6 posted 581 days ago

I’m in full agreement with Jim!!!
You need to take off her dress and she needs to stop wearing your pants!!! LOL.

Nice job an being accommodating to HER needs!!! Well done!!!

-- 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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#7 posted 580 days ago

Nice pieces. I’m working on organizing my new pace. Tha is an excellent idea.

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#8 posted 578 days ago

Being that she’s a Trauma Nurse.& I’m a Paramedic . I know when to hold’em when to fold’em.. but mostly when to RUN ! LOL .. After I complete my projects I sweep up the bigger stuff then use a leaf blower and blow off everything in the garage and it really helps keep the dust under control…next big project will be a dust collection system…

Thanks for all the comments…

-- Never do anything you wouldn't want to explain to the Paramedics...

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