Garage ceiling storage

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Project by atceric posted 05-22-2018 03:02 AM 1147 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay, so not technically a project made entirely of wood, but necessary to organize and improve the layout of the workshop. Not planning to add a tremendous amount of weight to these, but they’ll be more than adequate to get long boards, etc up and out of the way. Superstruts lag bolted to rafters, 3/8” threaded rod carries the boards below.

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#1 posted 05-22-2018 03:40 AM

I really like the idea. This is exactly what I need to do in my garage.

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#2 posted 05-22-2018 08:25 PM

great idea – that unistrut and strut nuts will hold a lot more than you may think.

-- 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 05-22-2018 09:39 PM

That’s excellent idea for attachment of most anything to the rafters. Easy to move and change around!

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#4 posted 05-23-2018 12:15 AM

Nice idea. I saw an idea somewhere for making a panel saw frame for breaking down plywood sheets that folds up against the ceiling in a similar way. Might be a good way to get double duty from your design: storage when not in use and a panel saw as needed.

-- Nathan, TX -- Hire the lazy man. He may not do as much work but that's because he will find a better way.

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