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Large collapsible rack for storage and painting trim. (CNC)

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Large collapsible rack for storage and painting trim. (CNC)
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I have to cut and paint a half mile of custom trim for a client and had no place to put any of it so I built this rack.

The rack is held together with slot joints and sits on castors. Can be erected or collapsed in 5 min with two people 10 with one.

Also the arms are cut to a point so less of the rack is touching the work pieces.

There is enough space so when I paint I do not have to have any pieces touching.

Size is 4×8x8

If anybody is interested I could send the CAD file.

Made with CNC.

Adrian





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Bricofleur

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#1 posted 04-13-2013 06:28 PM

One word: Wow! You can hang tons of trims in there. Wow! Absolutely clever.

Best,

Serge

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MarkTheFiddler

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#2 posted 04-14-2013 12:20 AM

Brilliant. I really like the thought you put into it. I could have used one just like it about half a year ago.

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Oldtool

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#3 posted 04-14-2013 01:04 AM

Wow, great solution to storage of freshly painted trim. Looks like the entire half mile of material will fit plus more. And, the easy assembly & disassembly is a bonus feature. Great design.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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RodNGun

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#4 posted 04-14-2013 01:10 PM

Fantastic, great idea. Must be a big CNC machine, I’d love to see a picture of that :)

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CampD

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#5 posted 04-14-2013 01:45 PM

That would have come in very handy back in the day when I was installing miles of trim.
The painters would come in to prime and trim would be leaning against everything, real pain.

Nicely done!

-- Doug...

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JoeinGa

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#6 posted 04-14-2013 02:21 PM

Nice! You’d need plenty of floor-space for that when it’s in use, but it could be built on a smaller scale for smaller shops.

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ScottKaye

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#7 posted 04-14-2013 02:49 PM

if my calculations are correct, you can get about 256 LF of trim on that rack and if you can doulbe it up that would be 512 lf +/-. You may need a couple more of those to reach your half mile quota!.. Very awesome and nicely done.

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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AdrianM

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#8 posted 04-14-2013 02:51 PM

Trim is small only 1.5 inches wide.

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Bluepine38

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#9 posted 04-14-2013 04:39 PM

Great looking rack, beats using sawhorses and waiting for sunny windless days to try to get the stain and
three coats of polyurethane on the trimwork for my remodel. Thank you for sharing. Your slot system
makes it very stable.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 04-14-2013 04:43 PM

Cool design well done.

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