New landing, stairs and clamp storage

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Project by pressjockey posted 04-25-2017 12:50 AM 1284 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I replaced my very old and rickety landing and stairs going into my garage/wood shop. After the initial build, I noticed all the potential for storage and got to work. All my clamps are now in one place and easy to access. I plan to add another board under the first one when I buy more long clamps and I’ll relocate the smaller clamps to the lower board.

My drill press is on the side of the landing without stairs so I added a shelf for large forstner bits and forstner bit set. They take up too much space in a drawer. Another shelf has various spray cans and bottles.

I have plans for another shelf and possibly drawers in 2 or 3 of the stairs.

-- Pete, Whitehall, PA

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#1 posted 04-25-2017 07:05 AM

I cannot see your drill press, however I can see three missing photos maybe it was one of those.

Good work on the landing and stairs very nice balastrading !!

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 04-25-2017 10:57 AM

could the stairs be called multi-tasking ? good use of space

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 04-25-2017 02:45 PM

I’m a big fan of putting storage/organization options everywhere. Any plans for under the stairs? I can see a storage cabinet on casters or maybe a scrap bin. Then again, maybe you don’t have the problem of hoarding scraps…

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#4 posted 04-25-2017 04:24 PM

MikeUT-Oh, I hoard scraps. Not under the landing, though. I have some bulky items under there like car ramps, a pressure washer and air compressor, plus a few other things.

-- Pete, Whitehall, PA

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#5 posted 04-25-2017 06:20 PM

You did a nice job on the steps and you might as well work in a clamp rack or two on the handrails. You also gain some room under the stairs I suppose. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#6 posted 04-25-2017 07:16 PM

Ha! Same place I just rebuilt and store my long clamps too. I was just looking today to see what I could do with the space underneath. Nice work and good thinking!

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