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Project by BRod posted 168 days ago 1832 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project from my old shop that I’m just getting around to posting. Been away for a while, but got inspired by a few buddies to post my projects.

I got this idea out of the Wood America’s Best Workshops magazine. Think it was the 2008 version. It’s a very versatile rack that will hold a few board feet of wood, 4 or 5 full 4’x8’ pieces of sheet stock, all my clamps, and even a little spot for dowels.

The whole thing is just about 8’ by 8’ and I decked the backside of it with pegboard to allow for a fully configurable organization there as well. It’s very sturdy and some of the little tricks to look for on it:
  • pvc sections screwed to the underside to hold dowels
  • 3/16” luan stapled to the underside of the top storage arms to hold short cutoffs
  • customized clamp holders to fit a variety of clamps

Hope you enjoy it, if you have the space to build one of these it is really an awesome storage unit.





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Matt in Franklin

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#1 posted 168 days ago

niiiiiiiiiiiiice

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BenR

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#2 posted 168 days ago

Hey, I have that steel support and the poles in my basement too! Nice idea for using space wisely. Like the detail regarding the cut offs. I’m just going to steal your idea. Thanks

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David Drummond

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#3 posted 167 days ago

Nice design. Thanks for posting!

-- "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do... Explore, Dream, Discover” Mark Twain

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 167 days ago

Well done never enough storage right? enjoy!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Roger

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#5 posted 167 days ago

Looks like a winner.

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clieb91

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#6 posted 167 days ago

Good versatile rack.
Welcome Back.

CtL

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Jerry

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#7 posted 167 days ago

Pretty smart dude, well thought out and masterfully executed. A real original winner.

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BentheViking

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#8 posted 166 days ago

way to work the lolly column in

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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BRod

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#9 posted 166 days ago

Thanks for all the comments! Working in the lolly column was definitely a design feature I wanted to take advantage of. It’s a great use of the space and didn’t close off any walking paths as the furnace was on the other side anyway.

If anyone builds there own then shoot me a message with the pics or tag me in the post!

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