LumberJocks

Bravo's Woodshop Renovation Project

  • Advertise with us
Project by BRAVOGOLFTANGO posted 97 days ago 2216 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing overly fancy here, but it’s amazing how ditching peg-hangers & plastic screwdriver holders, etc, with diy wooden holders can turn a shop around. Making progress, about 75% done. It was actually good practice running dados for the plywood & wood pieces for everything that was built, overkill, but good practice regardless.

What I’ve built so far & all from scrap:
  • Parallel bar clamp holder
  • Handscrew wood clamp holder
  • Screwdriver/etc organizer (took 2-nights of freaking drilling holes)
  • Box-jointed plier holder (way overkill with box-joints, but was good practice on my diy router table box-joint jig

I’m ditching the two broken ready to fall off the wall blue bin-organizers in the overall photo. Their Chinese $20 bins from Lowe’s, served the purpose but don’t fit 16” stud centers for one & overall weak. Contemplating building something from 1×6 pine, plywood & recycling the plastic bins. Priced out the materials and lumber is getting expensive for even the cheap stuff, roughly $140+ in wood, figure maybe something made from metal exists for that price, we’ll see.

Will update with future progress.





12 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

14821 posts in 1784 days


#1 posted 97 days ago

Nice and clean , well done.

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

View 489tad's profile

489tad

2203 posts in 1607 days


#2 posted 97 days ago

Something I need to do. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

View workerinwood's profile

workerinwood

2707 posts in 1663 days


#3 posted 97 days ago

Great job! I need to some reorganizing and cleanup in my shop.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

View PASs's profile

PASs

554 posts in 1694 days


#4 posted 97 days ago

nice, wish I could find the walls of my shop.
Wish I could get IN my shop.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

View woodchuckerNJ's profile (online now)

woodchuckerNJ

865 posts in 229 days


#5 posted 97 days ago

I did the same with my screwdriver rack… I made it hold lots of objects…

Don’t know where you are located, but if it’s in a cold area, I would not have put my workbench by the door…
Looks pretty good..

-- Jeff NJ

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

111999 posts in 2173 days


#6 posted 97 days ago

Looks nice and organized.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15382 posts in 1462 days


#7 posted 97 days ago

It’s looking good. Keep up the good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View ratchet's profile

ratchet

1283 posts in 2382 days


#8 posted 97 days ago

I despise you organized WW’ers! Well at least your hand tools have some rust on them. BTW, nice job. I aspire to be this tidy.

View lovinJesus623's profile

lovinJesus623

10 posts in 97 days


#9 posted 97 days ago

nice

View luv2learn's profile

luv2learn

1629 posts in 898 days


#10 posted 97 days ago

You are very organized. I wish my shop looked as good as yours.

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

View BRAVOGOLFTANGO's profile

BRAVOGOLFTANGO

271 posts in 599 days


#11 posted 97 days ago

Thanks all, it was worth the effort & after 4 humble years of this hobby, I know where everything should go roughly. We call that human-engineering in aerospace, where buttons, controls, etc, should be placed for our astronauts.

Woodchuck, I’m in SE Texas & that old table is fine. It was a church donation I renovated. I want to build a real roubu table soon, which will be away from the door. Gets hot here come summer & where this table is helps with a fan. I even ziptied an 8 ft vinyl rollup blind on the garage door, makes for some shade since I get a West sun.

View TimWood's profile

TimWood

176 posts in 837 days


#12 posted 94 days ago

I’ve never regretted the time I invested to organize the shop. You know what’s funny though? I’ve struggled with a wire rack that holds my pliers on my pegboard because the handles of the pliers are all different. YOU have the solution and your one little picture will help me so much! Thanks!

-- Tim Harrelson

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase