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Forum topic by squarejeff posted 09-20-2013 07:29 AM 1208 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-20-2013 07:29 AM

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Hi all my shop is small I need to put my tools on a shelf with wheels .The tools that will go on the shelf are a router table & a planer & miter saw and a small compressor with pegboards on the side or back of it . Thanks
Square Jeff

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#1 posted 09-20-2013 01:11 PM

Good idea Jeff, but how do you want us to help?


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#2 posted 09-20-2013 01:18 PM

That’s a lot of weight on a shelf. Might need to be wider than you’re typical 12’-18’ shelving unit.

What kind of space is ‘small?’ Pictures are always a good thing. Your ‘planer’ is a lunch-box type, or ?

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#3 posted 09-21-2013 06:48 PM

Router tables are usually at least 18” wide, I can see that and the planer on one of those rotating shelf
setups, but a miter saw usually needs infeed and outfeed room, I think you will need at least two shelf
or table rigs to do this right.

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#4 posted 09-21-2013 07:58 PM

I think you need a table or workbench / cart on wheels, more than a shelf to safely store them on : )

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#5 posted 09-23-2013 01:12 PM

Thanks everybody .I haven’t built it yet still getting ideas .Also moving my workshop around for more space

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#6 posted 09-23-2013 04:22 PM

You may want to consider rolling workstations with storage for accessories. With shelves things seem to get misplaced.

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