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Racks for tools and things...
January 4, 2011
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Larry L
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I have a grip of tooling and have said for years I was going to get around to putting up some racks and get organized… over the weekend I was out in my yard digging though pallets of tooling in the snow and finaly had enough… So I spent a whole day building, modifying, sorting and hanging…

It feels really good to get this stuff up where I can see what I got… It really irritates me that I have built the same tool over and over because I cant find the one I know I have… Anyway… A small victory

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January 4, 2011
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Looking good Larry!

You’ll be so efficient now you can reforge all of your tools because you want to! 😉

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January 4, 2011
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It looks good, but my shop is more like the first 3 shots. I found that the roller style racks didn’t work in my shop due to the amount of junk on the floor. :furious:

January 5, 2011
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Wow! Lots of nice stuff. The racks look good, i would call your issue a “quality” problem. I wish i had so much tooling that i needed to make that many racks just to hold it all! Someday…

January 12, 2011
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That’s an awful lot of headers there, Larry.
I like the multi-tier approach, too. You can cram an awful lot into a little bit of space. I made a three-tiered wall hanger that sticks out from the wall about a foot. I figured 5 or 6 inches of overlap between rows leaves enough room to not interfere with the row above or below it. I raised the rack for the free-hand hammer tools a bit too, to keep the working ends more at eye level.

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January 13, 2011
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So I need two from column A and……….
Nice job!

Having worked most of my adult life as a computer consulant I appreciate being able to hold something in my hand at the end of the day. You have just created a ‘sweet spot’ in your shop that will make you feel good every time you look at or notice it, again and again. You can’t eat it, but it is a different kind of nourishment. Thanks for posting the pics.

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January 14, 2011
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Nice rack Larry! It is almost predestined that when the next job comes along and you go to the rack, absolutely nothing will work. Thus, we begin the fun all over again. Ahhh…life is good!

JE

January 16, 2011
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You neatnicks spend WAY too much time at this organizing! Now I took MY tool rack from a homeless guy in the Whiteaker Neighborhood in Eugene. Came with a sleeping bag and a bottle of Thunderbird. Filled that one and went back and got another. Moved out of Eugene before I got arrested.

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January 16, 2011
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Larry L
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I use to have a rack just like that only black… The neighborhood bum kept trying to steal it though so I had to take my tools out for safe keeping…

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January 16, 2011
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Nice looking Racks Larry. I need more wall space for more racks. I don’t like blocking my windows but I need more racks. I hate having to go out and dig through the snow in the boxes I have out back.

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