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Project by nurvreck posted 550 days ago 2596 views 26 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While I don’t think that this is a one of a kind design, I haven’t seen it before and this is something I thought up in about 30 min. I had 8 pieces of 3/4” plywood that were already cut 24” x 35” and a full sheet to work with so using that I wanted something where I could lay wide, rough cut boards and also stand my cutoff so they didn’t get lost on the bottom of a 55 gal trash bin… anymore. It took about 2-1/2 hours to make and I think it was well worth it. Hope some of you guys can use the design for your own shops.

I moved this pic down because it was driving me crazy oriented sideways

-- Dan, Sgt/USMC, Jacksonville, NC, http://thefamelesswoodworker.com





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BentheViking

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#1 posted 550 days ago

thats an interesting way to make a lumber storage area very nice

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

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BigDawg

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#2 posted 550 days ago

That’s a very clever solution. I may copy your idea for my shop. I really like the design.

-- Shawn DuGay, Wallingford, CT http://www.bigdogwoodworks.com

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HoosierDude

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#3 posted 549 days ago

What an awesome idea! I too may borrow that for my shop. My current solution looks just like your last photo.

Oh, and I just noticed by visiting you blog… Thank you for your service and sacrifice for your country and all of us!

-- Paul Lyons

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 549 days ago

Nice work, Dan. That will get the job done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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JRAP

31 posts in 552 days


#5 posted 549 days ago

Hi Dan. Nice job. It’s tough to see the joinery in the pics. Is the plywood just butted or are there dados?

-- Life is all the other stuff you do when you're not in the shop. - http://www.woodshopshed.com

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whitebeast88

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#6 posted 549 days ago

great storage bin/rack.nice build

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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nurvreck

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#7 posted 549 days ago

Thanks guys. Glad some of you can use the design.

@JRAP – it’s all butted. I don’t have any power tools and I just wanted something quick and usable. It would definitely benefit from dados for added strength and easier assembly but the fact that it’s still standing after I put the wood in was good enough for me!

-- Dan, Sgt/USMC, Jacksonville, NC, http://thefamelesswoodworker.com

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woodmaestro

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#8 posted 549 days ago

cool project
i definitely need to make me one of those!

-- http://outdoorinsider.org/

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doncutlip

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#9 posted 549 days ago

Good design, that should certainly do the job

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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docspencer

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#10 posted 547 days ago

I like this design, too. I’m thinking I’m going to have to build me one. Thanks!

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