Just what I needed - drying trolley

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Project by Jorg Zimmermann posted 01-12-2014 02:26 PM 1587 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed to increase the drying shelf capacity, especially for larger pieces such as doors. Since I don’t have free wallspace and space is limited anyway, I decided to go for this movable drying rack which I can dismantle easily.
The “X” on top and on the back gives it enough stability plus it allows me to vary the distance between the sides.
It had to be cheap therefore form follows function. I love it, it’s very practical, sturdy and when I close shop I can move it exactly between the existing drying shelves and close the door to the drying room. When I have to make doors I can spray them on both sides and hang them between the sides. The trolley fits 9 doors.


-- Jorg

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#1 posted 01-12-2014 02:47 PM

Looks very simple and practical. I too have limited shop space so this is something that would work in my shop. I like that is moves. Although by the pictures it appears you have a nice shop.

-- Tim, Meridian, Idaho

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#2 posted 01-12-2014 03:14 PM

This is very nice, simple and affective, I think I might have to build one of these, I like how it can be disassembled to save space

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 01-13-2014 03:19 AM

What a cool idea! Simple too! I may have to pirate this one

-- "Necessity is the mother of invention"

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#4 posted 01-14-2014 12:07 AM

This is a great idea! I make a lot of signs, so I could definitely use something like this.

-- CassieT

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#5 posted 01-14-2014 12:24 AM

I could of used one of those this summer when I was spraying all 40 of my kitchen cabinet doors/drawers

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#6 posted 01-16-2014 04:37 PM

Great idea and practical design. It’s very useful and a great build for a limited space. Great job!

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