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Idea Shop 6, Paycheck 6: A Plumb-perfect Rack

Idea Shop 6Much of this paycheck finds it way into the piggy bank, helping grow the balance for the purchase of a router in a few weeks. 

About $25 purchases materials for a wall-mounted rack to hold boards. Secured to wall studs by lag bolts, Read more

Idea Shop 6, Paycheck 5: Rack ‘em Up

Idea Shop 6Building projects requires boards and plywood, and that requires places to store those materials. Part of this check’s budgeted amount buys the plywood, lumber, screws, and casters to make a rolling rack that doubles as a sheet-goods cutting station. Read more

Shop Progress

Well, you’ve seen the jam-packed shop, and the virtual shop. Here’s a progress report on the actual shop:

I’ve been picking away at it slowly as I wait for the truck to warm up in the morning. (Craig, when I’m late for carpooling, this is my excuse.)

But I managed to make some good leaps over the weekend. I’m tackling storage first. Mostly because I need some room to walk in order to get any other serious organization done. So, I got rid of some stuff that needed getting-rid-of. And I built a very sturdy lumber rack (You can find the simple plans in WOOD’s Best-Ever Woodworking Jigs, Homemade Tools & Shop Organizers pub. BEWJHTSO, for short).

Shop Reorganization 1 Read more

 
 
 
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