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Saturday Accomplishments #1: Some Shop Cleanup

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Project by RobH posted 2035 days ago 1572 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey all,

I have been frustrated for some time now with the shape my shop is in. There is stuff laying everywhere, and I can never seem to find what I am looking for. It started off with pencils, pens, rulers, you know small things, then it started growing. Here lately I have been missing my drills, batteries, chargers, and things like that. Well, today in the shop I took care of some of the mess and I made this to organize my two cordless drills and the impact driver.

Of course, getting this done took time away from the entertainment center, but the entertainment center is experiencing budget issues right now and I had the scrap lumber laying around to get this done. No cost means it will probably get done right now.

Enjoy,

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA





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lew

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#1 posted 2035 days ago

Like the idea of the chargers and drills in the same place. I need to make something like this for my shop.

Thanks for the idea.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Don Newton

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#2 posted 2035 days ago

It looks like you have room for another drill!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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RobH

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#3 posted 2035 days ago

It does have a little expansion room. I made this thing as a quick and dirty project. I cut the pieces to width, but did not create more wood waste by cutting any length off of the boards. I figure I will eventually find something else to go up there.

-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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Napaman

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#4 posted 2035 days ago

great idea…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 2035 days ago

Thats a neat idea, you did a great job.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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brianinpa

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#6 posted 2035 days ago

Great idea: keeps everything close together. Here is another addition to my to do list.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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clieb91

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#7 posted 2034 days ago

Great use for scraps you already have. Lve using that stuff around my shop.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Timber4fun

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#8 posted 2031 days ago

Very functional. The wheels are turning in my head now …

-- Tim from Iowa City, IA

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upriver

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#9 posted 1067 days ago

I love those makitas… Mine deserve a similar shrine!

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