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Forum topic by hairy posted 03-29-2011 09:25 PM 2887 views 0 times favorited 22 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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hairy

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03-29-2011 09:25 PM

Everybody hates pegboard. I love the stuff. It’s cheap, quick and easy. Works for me.

-- stay thirsty my friends...


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Bertha

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#1 posted 03-29-2011 09:28 PM

I tried to resist pegboard but alas, I couldn’t. That’s a sweet looking lathe that I’ve never seen before. Thanks for posting!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 03-29-2011 09:46 PM

Looks good.

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Bill White

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#3 posted 03-29-2011 11:01 PM

Hates pegboard??? Not me. My shop is insulated and walled with pegboard for all the aditional storage it provides. Wouldn’t be without it.
Bill

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 03-29-2011 11:45 PM

Pegboard is great! I’ve got over 50ft of wall covered with it. Sure makes it easy to change your mind where to hang things 8-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Jim Finn

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#5 posted 03-30-2011 12:31 AM

no pegboard for me. Pegboard is fine ....it is those stupid hangers that do not stay put that I reject.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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therookie

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#6 posted 03-30-2011 12:39 AM

I agree but disagree peg board is nice but as jim said the hangers dont stay put for me…

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HorizontalMike

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#7 posted 03-30-2011 12:54 AM

I have learned to use the plastic retainers for the hooks religiously. They help quite a bit, IMO

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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hairy

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#8 posted 03-30-2011 01:01 AM

These work good. They fit real tight and stay in. They are plastic, so I don’t use them for anything heavy. So far , so good!

http://wallpegstore.com/PegboardHooks.aspx

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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hObOmOnk

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#9 posted 03-30-2011 01:17 AM

Gotta love pegboard.
My Dad always drew outlines around his tools for placement indicators.
Mom said it looked like a crime scene. :)

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Paul Lajoie

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#10 posted 03-30-2011 01:21 AM

I also use the plastic retainers, but when I run out of them I put a dab of hotmelt to hold the holders in place.

Paul

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Roger

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#11 posted 03-30-2011 02:06 AM

I also have a lot o pegboard in my shop. I liked the white pegboard because its nice n bright, and I didn’t have to paint it. (I don’t like painting) it is very useful in many instances. I don’t luv it, but, I do like it

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#12 posted 03-30-2011 02:25 AM

Wow Harry that is a monster lathe! Robust is right! Love the pegboard!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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Scott Bryan

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#13 posted 03-30-2011 12:47 PM

No complaints about pegboard from me, Hairy. Your shop looks a lot like the front wall of mine. I find pegboard to be both an economical wall covering and a good way to organize hand tools.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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jim C

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#14 posted 03-30-2011 01:51 PM

Another option is “slatwall”, which looks MUCH nicer, is stronger, and the pegboard hooks work on it as well.
I have both and like the functionality of each one, but for looks the slatwall takes the trophy.

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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Steven H

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#15 posted 04-01-2011 02:30 AM

That is exactly what I do in my shop.

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