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Storage ideas for shops of any size
« on: May 12, 2008, 08:37:22 AM »

Under work bench drawer units taken from the cubicle desk partition set ups

Drawer units removed from work tables and welded together after stacking and mounting on a frame with casters. The grinder and buffer are just on top as a storage place

The drawer units are from the ultra cheapo import metal desks.

The wire grids are old Fluorescent fixture wire guards, they help keeping the shorter metal from falling out
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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2008, 08:45:40 AM »

Wooden sewing machine cabinet drawers, taken from damaged cabinets, along with the standard parts drawers

Assorted items picked up at sales and for the hauling away and converted for storage.

The standard drawer type storage units

The overhead hanger is made using wall shelve hanger bars and shelve brackets, like are used for material storage.
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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2008, 08:54:43 AM »

This is sheet goods racks, and small item/stock storage from the shelve uprights brackets and PVC thin wall drainage piping sections with plex X's in side to divide each in to 4 section for gas welding and brazing rod

The shoe boxes from the big box stores on sale, along with the larger sizes will hold all the parts from the copy machines and other items you take apart.

More of the shoe box storage on a counter shelf

Kitty litter buckets with the lids and hole cut in the top used to hold rope for easy keep clean storage and dispensing.
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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2008, 09:02:44 AM »

Cardboard carpet tubes, free cut down and a 2x4 placed under a bench for storage of brazing rod and dowels and other small stock

Standard parts drawers with cut down milk crates on the right side for storage.
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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2008, 10:20:13 AM »
Something new in storage I just put in

Dowel storage in the joists with scrap shelving and left over PVC drain pipe sections

What you need

Section of PVC with a hole in each end for the aircraft cable.

Or section of shelf

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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2008, 10:23:25 AM »





The milk crates were cracked handles or broken they cut down easy with a ply blade in a circ saw and still were stackable.
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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2008, 01:09:03 PM »
Thats a lot of stuff. Some great ideas to use there.

That your shop?

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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2008, 01:53:36 PM »
well the garage ;D no car shall ever park in it and a couple in the basement where I make the parrot toys for the birdies to chew up. They always come back for more. All thu I still haven't figured out how to get the snakes and lizards to use toys yet as the are the hot pet so to speak currently :o Yep free does have its draw back some times.
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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2008, 04:59:28 PM »
well the garage ;D no car shall ever park in it and a couple in the basement where I make the parrot toys for the birdies to chew up. They always come back for more. All thu I still haven't figured out how to get the snakes and lizards to use toys yet as the are the hot pet so to speak currently :o Yep free does have its draw back some times.

You do Parrot toys? I have a cockatiel that has inspired a few things to make. I have some in the works to eventually build.

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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2008, 05:09:14 AM »
And I thought I had too much 'stuff' !! :)
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Re: Storage ideas for shops of any size
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2008, 06:40:40 AM »
Yes I have manufactured the toys they chew up for over 20 years, about 250 plus styles in small,medium,large and extra large.



Thru the fast times and the slow times, it now has become the almost stopped times for sales.
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