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Project by Lance posted 04-15-2013 12:37 AM 3521 views 18 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you’re like me, I hate things laying on the garage floor. Not only does sawdust, grass, bugs and who knows what else collects around your things I have to move it every time I want to clean the shop, I clean a lot too! lol

This is a very simple system, I doubled up scrap 1/2” Baltic Birch and 5/8” dowels for my hooks. I also made 2 different types of shelving units. This was my first time using the french cleats system for storage, works GREAT!!

Hope you enjoy!!!

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""





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Grandpa

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#1 posted 04-15-2013 03:23 AM

I need you for about a week. This is the way things should be. Thanks for sharing.

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Robb

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#2 posted 04-15-2013 09:03 AM

Super neat and organized. If I can ever find the walls in my garage, maybe I’ll follow in your footsteps ;).

-- Robb

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hotbyte

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#3 posted 04-15-2013 10:52 AM

Great storage solution!

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Sandy

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#4 posted 04-15-2013 11:24 AM

Garages have floors… and walls??? I’m lucky mine still has cars in it… It didn’t for about 2 years…

Actually, high on my “to do” list is a total garage redo. I want to build nice cabinets, and redo the whole thing. Anyone have any great ideas for garage cabinets?

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eztrigger

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#5 posted 04-15-2013 01:12 PM

french cleats are awesome, and getting stuff off the floor is more awesome.

-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard

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eddie

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#6 posted 04-15-2013 03:28 PM

french cleats work

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Beginningwoodworker

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#7 posted 04-15-2013 10:45 PM

Nice storage ideas.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Roger

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#8 posted 04-16-2013 12:15 AM

Nice and universal. Hang yer stuff anywhere

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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dotScott

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#9 posted 04-17-2013 10:54 AM

Lots of great ideas there. Thanks!

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 04-17-2013 03:49 PM

Wow! Your garage is clean and well organized. Like the french cleats, very effective and easy. Great job!

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