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Old April 30th, 2013, 07:53 PM   #1
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Expand your garage

This thread is dedicated to those who have limited space and or budget.

Post up ways to use your tools in more way than once so not to take up any more space in your toolbox or garage floor.

Here is my first contribution. Its a video from youtube not mine or me.


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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:35 PM   #2
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my flat head screwdriver doubles as a paint can lid opener.
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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:36 PM   #3
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I need one of these too

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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:36 PM   #4
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my flat head screwdriver doubles as a paint can lid opener.
More great ideas, Yoda?
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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:49 PM   #5
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I usey channel locks as a hammer sometimes
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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:52 PM   #6
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First ones pretty cool idea
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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:53 PM   #7
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I use what ever is in my hand as a hammer, or pry bar.
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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:55 PM   #8
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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:57 PM   #9
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I usey channel locks as a hammer sometimes
I just did that yesterday, they worked great.
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Old April 30th, 2013, 08:57 PM   #10
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I use what ever is in my hand as a hammer, or pry bar.
I recommend not using your hand as a hammer, it hurts.
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Old April 30th, 2013, 09:37 PM   #11
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This is a nice setup

YouTube Video
ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.
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Old April 30th, 2013, 10:03 PM   #12
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I recently got the Swag press brake for my Harbor Freight 20t press and it works great and is quality. Their customer service was great and it's all made in the USA steel.
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Old May 1st, 2013, 09:05 AM   #13
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I certainly dig the first video. I had never used an angle grinder until about 7 years ago, now I can't imagine not having one.
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Old May 1st, 2013, 12:41 PM   #14
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I certainly dig the first video. I had never used an angle grinder until about 7 years ago, now I can't imagine not having one.
I hadn't used centimeters since school days until about a minute ago, and now I still find it annoying.
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Old May 1st, 2013, 01:42 PM   #15
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I hadn't used centimeters since school days until about a minute ago, and now I still find it annoying.
Its such a standard thing in my line of work, I'm always amazed when I see how much people are confounded by the metric system.



I don't have much to add to the thread, as I finally got more actual garage space. I did build a loft, to utilize otherwise wasted space since the ceilings are 12 ft, and don't need to be that tall in the storage/office/tool box areas.
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Old May 1st, 2013, 01:53 PM   #16
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Old May 1st, 2013, 01:56 PM   #17
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I've found a way for nearly every object in my garage to make me bleed.....does that count?
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I've found a way for nearly every object in my garage to make me bleed.....does that count?
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Old May 1st, 2013, 02:18 PM   #19
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For more good ideas check out this:

http://12-gaugegarage.com/
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