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Small Propane Station

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Project by newbirdhunter posted 06-10-2013 04:47 PM 830 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi there. In a tribute to Hank Hill, International man of mystery, raconteur, and Propane champion, and while looking for more ways to organize the space that would soon be my shop, I decided to build a small propane station. I wanted a place where all the propane and propane accessories that I owned could be centrally located.

Build out of scrap plywood and white wood, it was another practice project. I notched out a slot for a propane bottle with nozzle and separated it from the herd. I also buit little cubby holes underneath to store the igniter and other items. Finally I hung it on the wall next to my compressor station using a French cleat system.

Thanks.





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Craig Havran

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#1 posted 06-10-2013 05:24 PM

Very nice. What do you use this for?

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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newbirdhunter

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#2 posted 06-10-2013 07:33 PM

Thanks Craig. It’s just for storage. Basically I created it to de-clutter the garage as I work to build it into a shop.

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#3 posted 06-11-2013 04:22 PM

Not a bad project. My silly torch will never stay upright and this looks like a good solution.

Can’t speak for the original poster, but I use them mostly to sweat copper fittings and occasionally, in desperation, to try and loosen stuck nuts and bolts.

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#4 posted 06-11-2013 04:50 PM

Hi Holt. I used the propane for camping/hunting but I stopped that a while back and just had the little tanks lying around. When i piped my garage for compressed air I used the propane to sweat the copper.

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