spring cleaning and repairs.

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Blog entry by emart posted 05-29-2015 12:58 AM 1336 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I went through the entire shed today and got all the junk that has been accumulating for the last year or so out of it (two garbage cans so far). After I swept the wood shavings out I noticed a 6 inch wide hole in the floor. So I had to replace a section of the floor about 1ft wide by 8ft long in the entrance because it was so haggard.

Next up is getting the tools organized and doing some maintenance on them since I didn’t have time to do so when I was in college.

And yes there will be photos in a bit once my phone is charged up

-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them

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#1 posted 05-29-2015 09:25 AM

What! only two bins?....go back and do it again!!

This time checking around the RAS, there has got to be more there that you have missed, then a closer inspection of the Jointer closely followed by the bandsaw and then finally the planer, now back up the Pick Up !!

Not forgeting that new shed did you check it as you went?

How about under it? we dont want any temites having a party !!

Time for a Bud and some pictures !!

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 05-29-2015 11:31 AM

Sounds like a familiar trend through LJ! Keep up the good work :)

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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#3 posted 05-30-2015 01:23 AM

take a good look it wont be this clean for a while.

this is just what i found in the wood shavings under my lathe. the wood shavings themselves were put in my garden. I filled that container over a dozen times with shavings.

-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them

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#4 posted 06-02-2015 08:39 AM

Looks like a nice work area and a Good effort on the return job!!

Anybody seen my Mallet?

I did a “spring” clean myself then a pre dawn run around and filled up 7 of my ajoining neighbours Otto Bins before the rubbish truck arrived!!

-- Regards Rob

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