Wookshed accessories

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 158 days ago 1382 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When you are trying to have a well equipped work space in an 8×10 shed, you have to use all the space you can to have the tools visible for a project. I have been finishing up on some of these little helpers before we go home for the year. I made them out of what ever I could find in the wood shop. Mostly pine and plywood. Some are painted flat black to hide the look of the wood!!
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1&2- Screw bottle shelf across the whole shed
3-Clamp rack
4-File bin on the wall
5- Screwdriver holder for all sizes. Phillips are color coded.
6-Screw driver bits and extensions holder.


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

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#1 posted 158 days ago

He Jim
Looks good with everything finding it’s place much more fun when you can just find and grab the tool or whatever .
I am somewhat on the same journey but have to take a break here and there and think forward .
For you having two shops it must be hard to switch between the two and it become that much more important.

-- Kiefer 松

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#2 posted 158 days ago

its always great to have your own space for a shop, ive seen the most beautiful furniture ever created out of a clost that is about this same size, and with your talent jim, i will expect some really great projects from this great little shop…enjoy your trip home, i love michigan, but they had a really cold and lots of snow winter this year, my sister in law lives in ann arbor , it might have been enough to push her over the edge…headed home to alabama…lol.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 158 days ago

Jim, what a great space. My space in Florida is only 7’ x 8’. So yours is huge by comparison. I am gradually getting some tools to use some I brought with me and some I have bought but the best are the ones that you can get for free!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 158 days ago

You are managing space as if you were living on a boat…
... very efficiently…


-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 158 days ago

That’s pretty tight space Jim, but I can see you’ve got your head around it, (as usual) :: )))
lookin good mate

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 158 days ago

Wow Jim a very small space for woodworking, but you seem to have it well organised. Well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 158 days ago

Joe is right. Very much like being on a boat. Well thought out Jim, space and how we use it is so important no matter how small or large the work area.



-- Cliff Australia

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#8 posted 158 days ago

I perfectly understand you.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 157 days ago

Good use of space, every inch counts in a shed that size.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#10 posted 157 days ago

Some good organization going on there on the pegboard. The screwdrivers, files, and hex bits, now that’s simple thinking, and I like it. OH, and who could say no to some very clear and nice sized peanut butter jars.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#11 posted 157 days ago

I love a guy who has a shop away from home as well as one at home. Nice use of space Jim. Have you considered a mobile shop? LOL!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#12 posted 157 days ago

Wussa Wookshed? ;)

-- You've got to be smarter than the tree.

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 157 days ago

Thanks for all the nice comments. We also have a 19×36 wood shop with all the machines in it for every one to use, but this is my little personal space behind the trailer that I do finishing work and small jobs in. I don’t get much saw dust in this shed. I did get a radio for it yesterday at the flea market and I also bought this neat 100 yr old tool- it is a dehorning tool for cows and bulls. It has long handles and 3 gears that drive the shear blade. Don’t know what I’ll do with it but it looked neat and old!

Cheers, Jim!

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

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#14 posted 157 days ago

Sweet ideas Jim, creative, and as always with that Jim touch.
Sure it will be a amazing shop, wish I could grab a beer there. ;-)
Best thoughts my friend,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 157 days ago

Thanks, Mads. I have the beer cold in the trailer. Any time you come, we’ll drink a few!!....Jim

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

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