Lumber storage

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Project by jonesie posted 09-22-2019 09:18 PM 553 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing that hasn’t already been designed, built, and posted here, but this project was new to me, and what a relief (as you can see from the before picture) to get my sheet goods and scraps organized!

A couple of minor differences I hadn’t seen though:

  • Instead of heavy duty casters, I used a couple of Harbor Frieght moving dollies. $8/each and they claim to hold 1000 lbs each.
  • And instead of just lumber racks above, I put in a shelf to get my smaller scraps (which I’m very attached to, and use all the time) out of the way. If I’d had more overhead clearance, I’d have put up another set, but this will work for my little shop.

I’m determined to be disciplined in my keep this organized, and staying with the idea that if it doesn’t fit here, I have enough already.

Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 09-23-2019 07:31 PM

Nicely done and good use of space.

-- When you leave your shop for the night, make sure you can always count to 10.

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#2 posted 09-23-2019 08:59 PM

Great use of space. Thanks for posting.

-- Petey

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#3 posted 09-24-2019 01:21 AM

Nice work!!! Gives me some ideas to me for a nook near the door in my garage (currently, not well utilized.

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#4 posted 09-24-2019 04:28 PM

The biggest one thing I see, is it is so tidy looking, and totally out of the way. If everything that was in the last pic, is now housed in that tidy package, pat yourself on the back for me, will ya.

Maybe they are all ideas you had previously seen, but I haven’t seen them assembled so well as this.

Great job, thanks for posting.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#5 posted 09-26-2019 11:13 AM

I need a small one like this… Great idea.

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#6 posted 10-03-2019 08:25 PM

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