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Forum topic by Beginningwoodworker posted 10-25-2010 11:27 PM 3014 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-25-2010 11:27 PM

The picture speaks for itself.

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#1 posted 10-25-2010 11:38 PM

I think that’s better than pegboard anyway

Thanks for sharing


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#2 posted 10-25-2010 11:57 PM

I really don’t like pegboard it always look too cluttered – I think your tool setup is much better than any pegboard could do.

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#3 posted 10-25-2010 11:58 PM

I think so to :).

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#4 posted 10-26-2010 12:03 AM

You are really organised…

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#5 posted 10-26-2010 12:21 AM

Nice looking setup Charles. I do have pegboard. I will gladly trade you some for your shelving and dowels :)


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#6 posted 10-26-2010 12:27 AM

I too have pegboard and would rather have your setup. Nice job. Every time I take a tool off the wall the metal piece holding the tool falls out of the pegboard. I have clips that are supposed to keep them from falling out but they don’t do much good when they themselves fall out.

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#7 posted 10-26-2010 12:39 AM

Nice set up.

I have some pegboards too. They mostly hold a number of empty hooks or things I never use.

In the primordial soup chaos brought forth life.

-- Ron, Kutztown, PA "The reward is in the journey."

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#8 posted 10-26-2010 12:43 AM

it’s official! You now have more storage than I do… Man I need to work on shop.

Nice work CJ

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#9 posted 10-26-2010 01:20 AM

Nice work, CJ! You can tell it’s down south – no insulation in the walls. No wasted space for you guys. If it sounds like I’m jealous – you’re right.

-- there's someone in my head but it's not me...

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#10 posted 10-26-2010 01:27 AM

A pretty nice set up!

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#11 posted 10-26-2010 01:35 AM

looks fine. I use nails and hooks into studs behind drywall.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#12 posted 10-26-2010 01:37 AM

Simple and clean, perfect!

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

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#13 posted 10-26-2010 01:37 AM

Never needed any insulation, because it dont get that cold here. :)

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#14 posted 10-26-2010 01:46 AM

I see it, you installed OSB to the inside of your shop!! What do I win?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#15 posted 10-26-2010 01:50 AM

Looks good to me. Pegboard has its uses, but for storing hand tools the French Cleat systems are becoming popular with woodworkers. Making your own hangers is better than pegboard hangers anyway in my opinion.
Looks great, thanks for sharing with us.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

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