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Feb 4, 2014

Since the first posting of utilizing that post in the middle of your shop, my post sat there begging for more. So I extended the pole usage further down. To see how the top was constructed see the ORIGINAL POSTING .

Here I will show you how I utilized the rest of the pole.

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After extending the box down the pole, I first made a hanger for my levels that were stored in a hard to reach corner of my shop. I also added a place to hang my metal yard stick and other metal rules.

To the left of the levels I added a removable box to store screw containers. This is accessible from front or back. Because my shop is so cozy, making this box removable was a good idea. It just slips over 2 screws.

Viewing the pole from the other side I added a coat hook to hang my shop smock. Under the pencil sharpener I hung a small mallet and a shop paper towel holder.

The only other change I made to the top of the pole is a holder for my 2 remote controls (one for the TV and one for the JET Air Cleaner). They originally attached with velcro strips.

As you can see the pole dance can be fun and full of function.

Thanks for looking.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 02-04-2014 08:54 PM

Nice upgrades and neat organization.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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BPatterson

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#2 posted 02-04-2014 08:57 PM

Looks good Alex! A nice way to turn an obstacle into an asset!

-- Brandon ~ Aim Small, Miss Small

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C_PLUS_Woodworker

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#3 posted 02-04-2014 09:06 PM

Hey, Alex

BPatterson....said it best:

” A nice way to turn an obstacle into an asset!”

-- We must all walk our own green mile

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MarkTheFiddler

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#4 posted 02-04-2014 11:23 PM

Brilliant use of space – well done.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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whitebeast88

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#5 posted 02-05-2014 12:22 AM

very nice,great idea!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Schwieb

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#6 posted 02-05-2014 01:05 AM

Hey Alex, Nice organizational design. One of the “posts” in my shop became the nerve center for all of my switches and special location for items for my shop. Might as well be something besides just a post to hold up the roof. I hear we are going to be up in Marietta around the 23rd of Feb for something. Maybe we can plan an LJ meeting.

Ken

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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Kryptic

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#7 posted 02-05-2014 01:12 AM

very cool totem pole and most shops that have been around long enough,…… have one like it.
makes me smile and thank you for posting

: )

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CFrye

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#8 posted 02-05-2014 03:30 AM

You are on a roll Alex! Looks very convenient! What’s next? :-)

-- God bless, Candy

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smitdog

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#9 posted 02-05-2014 10:42 PM

The new improved Swiss Army Pole, I like it :)

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robdem

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#10 posted 02-06-2014 12:14 AM

Great idea for something that is usually in the way .

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BobWemm

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#11 posted 02-06-2014 12:24 AM

Very well organised Alex, I better not NOT show you my workshop?????
Love it.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Roger

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#12 posted 02-06-2014 12:40 PM

Gr8 way to utilize that pole.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 02-09-2014 08:45 PM

Hey Alex, very smart use of that pole!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 02-11-2014 07:49 PM

Another great addition Alex!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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