The last thing I built is the first thing I should've built

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The last thing I built is the first thing I should've built

Postby Impact Image » Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:45 am

So I got tired of a 3 x 8 work table that I could never work on because it became the resting place for all the sh!t I use around the shop. I also got tired of walking 60 feet to find the tool I needed.

I got some inspiration from Adam Savage (of Mythbusters) and a video he put up touring his "cave"/workshop.

Meet Timmy the tool cart...he's roughly 27" x 18" x 50".

I Frankensteined him together out of .75" MDF, .5" plywood and a melamine box I made over a year ago for a concrete sink mold. I also happened to have 4 casters I couldn't bring myself to throw away. All the hanger holes you see in the picture are mirrored on the other side.

He's ever expandable and customizable and I already have a list of hooks, magnets, pegs, etc. to improve him tomorrow.

Fun stuff.
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Re: The last thing I built is the first thing I should've bu

Postby willmorgan » Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:55 am

Yep, great idea. I know I could use about 3 of these. Ok more like 6 of them.

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Re: The last thing I built is the first thing I should've bu

Postby COWBOY1296 » Fri Jan 22, 2016 4:38 pm

: ) I watched a training video once that this wood worker put out. He asked the question: How many clamps do you need in a shop. His answer was 27. Why, because that is how many he had. Of course he was trying to be comical not that there was a real answer.
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Re: The last thing I built is the first thing I should've bu

Postby Mike-S » Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:21 pm

How many clamps do you need in a shop.

The answer is one more than you have.
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Re: The last thing I built is the first thing I should've bu

Postby BArnold » Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:19 pm

You can never have TOO MANY clamps!!!
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Re: The last thing I built is the first thing I should've bu

Postby Rcnewcomb » Sat Jan 23, 2016 3:35 am

There is no such thing as too many clamps

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Re: The last thing I built is the first thing I should've bu

Postby martin54 » Sun Jan 24, 2016 1:15 am

You forgot to add a tow hitch so Tommy can pull all the other carts you are going to need to make around the shop :lol: :lol:
Lets face it once you create some space it doesn't take long to fill up & then you need to create more space so you can fill that up as well !!!

Clamps, well I definitely haven't got enough but it is a work in progress :lol: :lol:
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Re: The last thing I built is the first thing I should've bu

Postby Creation in Wood » Sun Jan 31, 2016 3:39 pm

I have over 300 clamps now and that is not enough sometimes.
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