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Forum: General Garage Discussion Yesterday, 12:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,498
Posted By smedly
Re: Bicycle parking?

I'm considering these. http://t.harborfreight.com/bicycle-lift-95803.html?utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F
Price has gone down since I last looked at them.
My new house has 12' cieling...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 04-19-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,394
Posted By smedly
Re: Sometimes, I'm not so smart. Today is one of those times.

A tree that size is worth moving unless you live in a heavily wooded area.
I feel your pain with clay. My last house had lots of it, and I did lots of landscaping. got really tired of taking 5...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-26-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By smedly
Re: White oak finish - make it look old/beat up

Not sure exactly what you are looking for, but this was a new pine panel.

Beat with chain, wire brush and awl
Stood on board when it was on gravel, then some rebar
Painted it black
Sanded and...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-15-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,774
Posted By smedly
Re: Anyone ever use office cabinets for garage storage?

Wanted this
http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/f58876415361004a12690be6b63453bf_zps4be0cdd4.jpg

Did not want to spend that much.

Got two of these for $120. Ugly,...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-14-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 1,953,751
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Started emptying it. Getting ready to move. I hate this part.
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-07-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 46,655
Posted By smedly
Re: My garage, repurposed!

Subscribed. Office supplies are great for garages. And I thought I was getting good at craigslist hunting. I have much to learn.
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-07-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,328
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

The ugly tan has one advantage- the lighter color interior is easy to see things in.
http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/b7cd96911950d3d7b6a1a84b2fd619d1_zpsfb3ec716.jpg
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-07-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,328
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Wanted this
http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/f58876415361004a12690be6b63453bf_zps4be0cdd4.jpg

Did not want to spend that much.

Got two of these for $120. Ugly,...
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-07-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,328
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

New place will look like this with 2' higher ceiling.
Forum: Garage Gallery 03-07-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 28,328
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Haven't updated this in some time. No changes to the garage, but the house is sold and our new house should be ready by June. So....

I'm starting over from scratch

Nice thing is I now have...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-27-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,914
Posted By smedly
Re: What Does Your Upper Storage Look Like?

+Do you have any details on how you mounted the flip door cabinets? I just scored a pile of them for free.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-17-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 167,014
Posted By smedly
Re: Industrial Metal Desks

I got scolded about some things I wanted to pick up this weekend. (but may still)
Good luck on that sale- that's awesome! It's a really cool piece. If you get no takers, I suggest talking to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-17-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 167,014
Posted By smedly
Re: Industrial Metal Desks

FYI- if you are in the Minneapolis area, there are quite a few options on CL now. I found a couple of $20 tanker desks, vintage kitchen stuff- etc... I now want one of the desks but I will not be...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-16-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By smedly
Re: Jackshaft/side mount opener conversion?

I figured the auto reverse would still work if it was set up on the correct side. But yeah- the the manual release is gone. Hadn't considered that.

I too shall pass.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-15-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By smedly
Jackshaft/side mount opener conversion?

http://youtu.be/JEiJWqMOGGc
Stumbled across this on youTube. This guy makes kits to convert normal garage door openers to side mount style. Seems pretty straightforward and I can't see any reason...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-11-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,914
Posted By smedly
Re: What Does Your Upper Storage Look Like?

Yep- Saw some versions in the magazine and elsewhere and put my own twist on them. Details are here.

http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showpost.php?p=2123811&postcount=16

They are awesome. My...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-10-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,914
Posted By smedly
Re: What Does Your Upper Storage Look Like?

Found these plans in family handyman magazine. ...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-09-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,793
Posted By smedly
Re: Storage/Cabinets

They make pretty good bases. 3 drawer cabinets were a bit too tall for me.
http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/20120905_224733.jpg



I picked up one Of these off...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-06-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 167,014
Posted By smedly
Re: Industrial Metal Desks

Holy crap. http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/fud/4811221704.html
29 desks available at $500 each! Dang, that's pricey.

This one is cool though- ...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-06-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,793
Posted By smedly
Re: Storage/Cabinets

Used office lateral file cabinets are tough to beat for price/looks -if you can use roomy drawers for lots of stuff. Several threads regarding file cabinets here.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-03-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 823
Posted By smedly
Re: When is the garage finished

I have about 10 years of updates in my thread (see signature). My house is sold and I'm about to start again in June with my new house is built. I'm hoping it takes a little less than 10 years to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-02-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 1,953,751
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

That's just an edge glued pine panel with select pine used as the edging from Home Depot . Stain is
"Natural" something I had. It was beat with a chain and wire brush, then spray-painted it to...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-01-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 1,953,751
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Yep, and for $40 there was no way I was going to pass on it.


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Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-01-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14,540
Views: 1,953,751
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/01/6c3478910fe9aa9dcd5ee81cd3bf071e.jpg. Finished this project.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/01/89e6cab5a5e3afb508fb46866fa44a1a.jpg

Added...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 01-31-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 167,014
Posted By smedly
Re: Industrial Metal Desks

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/01/31/82025fcfd1de984344fcb8b70eceecf4.jpg

Nice thing about vintage industrial style is that nothing has to be perfect. Still need some poly for the top

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