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Old September 24th, 2011, 12:32 PM   #21
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Old September 24th, 2011, 12:44 PM   #22
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Old September 24th, 2011, 01:31 PM   #23
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Thanks guys. More updates tonight!
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Old September 24th, 2011, 08:57 PM   #24
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Work bench almost done!





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Old September 24th, 2011, 11:48 PM   #25
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more plugs above workbench
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Old September 25th, 2011, 12:17 AM   #26
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So why did you block off part of your garage door with the work bench?
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Old September 25th, 2011, 07:18 AM   #27
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One suggestion on the workbench. If you are planning on having a vise and be beating on it for things like u-joints, I suggest at least one vertical support post underneath it. Otherwise, the cantilevered overhang will want to bounce.
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Old September 25th, 2011, 08:42 AM   #28
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So why did you block off part of your garage door with the work bench?
The garage is not intended to be a parking lot. Just some where I can fit the Jeep in and work on it. There is over half of the garage remaining to fit the Jeep.

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One suggestion on the workbench. If you are planning on having a vise and be beating on it for things like u-joints, I suggest at least one vertical support post underneath it. Otherwise, the cantilevered overhang will want to bounce.
I was trying to keep the same look of the work bench through out the whole thing, but I have plans for the vise, drill press, belt sander, etc to go on the bench/cabinets that will be building under the Peg board. Also will have a small vise on the mobile bench thats going in the middle. This was just a design I wanted to try, and if it didn't work out, I have another piece of 4x4 that I can put it there.
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Old September 25th, 2011, 08:49 AM   #29
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im going to start mine soon! looking good!
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Old September 25th, 2011, 09:06 AM   #30
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im going to start mine soon! looking good!
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Old September 25th, 2011, 09:56 AM   #31
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Very nice!

I'll come over tomorrow or Tuesday night again.
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Old September 25th, 2011, 07:29 PM   #32
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Well, I decided against building cabinets under the peg board, and just built another wall mount bench. This one is 10 ft long and a little lower than the others (to fit under the peg board). Also started on the mobile bench, and played around with a few ideas of where to put it.



The Jeep fits great with plenty of room all the way around it.





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Mobile bench (possible placement ideas):



This is where it will probably stay:




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Old September 27th, 2011, 05:58 AM   #33
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Man it's looking good. It has me wanting to build my garage now!
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Old September 27th, 2011, 06:46 AM   #34
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im going to start mine soon! looking good!
So, I take it that you sold the pile of scrap in the corner?

This thread motivated me to clean my garage this past weekend.
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Old September 27th, 2011, 04:08 PM   #35
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Man it's looking good. It has me wanting to build my garage now!
Thanks! So far I'm into this build for under $500. That includes paint and paint materials, wood, screws, nails, electrical outlets/switches/covers, concrete cleaner/degreaser, castor wheels, and a new circular saw. One day I may add up the receipts.

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This thread motivated me to clean my garage this past weekend.
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Old September 27th, 2011, 07:40 PM   #36
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wow, I can't imagine having that many horizontal surfaces to stack crap on. I'd never find anything ever again!
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Old September 27th, 2011, 08:02 PM   #37
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looks pretty good tommy, wtf do you need a bar for? you dont drink...
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Old September 27th, 2011, 09:35 PM   #38
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wow, I can't imagine having that many horizontal surfaces to stack crap on. I'd never find anything ever again!
My plan of attack for that is giving every tool a specific spot to return to.

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looks pretty good tommy, wtf do you need a bar for? you dont drink...
Thanks! The bar is just a spot for others to sit and enjoy the "new" garage.
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Old September 30th, 2011, 10:07 PM   #39
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Got a little more work done.


Started putting things back on the peg board.




Worked on the mobile bench also. Got it closed in, put in some more peg board in and a small shelf.









Built a small shelf over the work bench to hold some paint cans and other misc. items. Also holds my Sockets.





Also picked up and installed a new Home Theatre system.



Still working on a solution to covering up the ugly wires for the speakers. Eventually I want to run wires in the wall to In-ceiling speakers, but thats won't be for awhile.
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Old October 17th, 2011, 05:33 PM   #40
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My plan of attack for that is giving every tool a specific spot to return to.



Thanks! The bar is just a spot for others to sit and enjoy the "new" garage.


the bar is for when i come over!
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