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Offline fordfairlane78

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Limited space&work benches.....
« on: February 17, 2013, 01:58:47 am »
I'm finding that with limited space in my shop that some portable work benches are a life saver. First with about 1hr of work&about $20 worth of lumber&casters old desks can make great mobile work benches. Also for repairmen on the go sturdy old ironing boards make a very cheap take-with-you bench....just food for thought .......
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Re: Limited space&work benches.....
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2013, 02:44:02 am »
I use some old dressers and I've seen many other kinds of old household furniture pressed into shop duty.
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Re: Limited space&work benches.....
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2013, 03:02:47 am »
I agree.....file cabinets,especially heavy duty,  are wonderful storage for parts&projects ......
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Re: Limited space&work benches.....
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2013, 05:51:53 am »
Greatest little workbench I have is a black and decker workmate   I made a table top for it with edges to stop stuff falling from it then screwed a 2x4 to the bottom
I open the workmate jaws and clamp the table top by the 2x4 I can work anywhere out under a tree ,verandah wherever I want

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Re: Limited space&work benches.....
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2013, 06:10:47 am »
I have one of those too
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Re: Limited space&work benches.....
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2013, 08:04:55 pm »
Ha as I type I've got three saws on top of a piece of plywood which is on top of my table saw .I don't need more space I just need to learn to put stuff away when I'm done with it .

 

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