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Needed to make more space in the shop…I mean garage ;)
Also got rid of some nasty old wood taking up space.
-- - In Christ
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#1 posted 03-23-2013 09:48 PM
Very cool idea! Nice work reclaiming your shop, I mean garage, (Haha). For real a fantastic idea.
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#2 posted 03-23-2013 10:01 PM
I have considered doing this same thing. The only thing holding me back is a fear of a cold brittle tub breaking and falling on someones head.
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#3 posted 03-23-2013 10:01 PM
i have those same totes. i was thinking of putting shelving around the garage, but i like your idea better. gonna hijack it :)
-- Yes, my profile picture is of a Carpenter Bee! The name is derived from the Ancient Greek "wood-cutter"
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#4 posted 03-23-2013 10:12 PM
I have an article describing this project saved somewhere. Sure make a lot of sense.
-- Ron in Kokomo
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#5 posted 03-23-2013 10:55 PM
great project,great use of wasted space.
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#6 posted 03-24-2013 12:32 AM
That is a great idea. Thanks.
-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario
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#7 posted 03-24-2013 02:14 AM
I like the idea but have a reservation, call it a question if you will. How did you get the totes up to this? I am guessing a ladder which made me pause because some people and ladders do not mix, add a large tote to the mix and I am seeing a neck injury. I firmly believe God is a comedian and just to mess with me he would let one or all of those things fall on me, just for the laugh. (laughing)
-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.
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#8 posted 03-24-2013 12:20 PM
Good idea, but I would worry about them falling as in my experience those totes tend to bend and deform under weight unless you buy the expensive hard plastic ones. What about building some boxes out of 1/2 plywood?
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#9 posted 03-24-2013 01:09 PM
It’s creative use of space and that’s always a good thing. Congratulations.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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