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Forum: Lighting & Electrical 05-24-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 984
Posted By smedly
Re: Help adding a Ceiling Fan W/Power Outlet

^
I did the same. Took 15 minutes to finish and the fan was in a better spot not directly above the door when it's open.


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Forum: Garage Gallery 03-25-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,742
Posted By smedly
Re: Speed Changes you, Baja Garage 22'x45'x11+'

Moonlight bay?
My parents have a place on Cross.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-18-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By smedly
Re: Another mystery tool

Yes! It's a contour finger. Thanks for the tip. I brought the other part home from my last trip. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160319/33223354695c2b3772d7dc12e3df9632.jpg
With my dad giving me...
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-16-2016, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By smedly
Re: Another mystery tool

Found it!

I know he had one of these somewhere. The round end is a cam to clamp the piece to the table.

That last thing, i think I'll just let that mystery be.
Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-15-2016, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By smedly
Re: Another mystery tool

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160316/e3321d87c1ee58146b5d5d1274b0f159.jpg

This one is going to bug me though.


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Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-15-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By smedly
Re: Another mystery tool

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160316/94292c8f2eae1852c7000515351daf14.jpg

Bingo on this one.


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Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-15-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By smedly
Re: Another mystery tool

What is the adjustable pin for in the slot?
Edit- yeah it's got to be for the jigsaw- pin for doing circles. I know he had one, but have not come across it yet.

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Forum: General Tool Discussion 03-15-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By smedly
Another mystery tool

Found these while cleaning out my dads garage. He has been a woodworker since the 70s. I'd imagine they are some sort of guide for some wood cutting tools, but I have no idea what, and neither does...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-05-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20,619
Views: 3,396,451
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Not a Surly, an old Schwinn handed down from her brother. Just Rustoleum and a clear coat done in my newly heated garage turned out pretty good.
Got the sticker kit through work. It was my daughters...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-04-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,410
Posted By smedly
Re: Does anyone else pickup/save random hardware/bits?

I often need to visit my personal hardware store. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160305/380924ec89216295ff611021f8e61fd4.jpg

Closest one is all bike stuff. Just tonight I grabbed 4 semi-special...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 03-04-2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20,619
Views: 3,396,451
Posted By smedly
What did you do "IN" your garage today?

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160305/96ea3aff3d5c2b733d40eb6d03380941.jpghttp://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20160305/749a1014e879f1beefbfadc9c1df93dd.jpg

Finished assembling my daughters bike...
Forum: Garage Gallery 02-17-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 42,696
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/16/02/17/d295c2a1dbb066a865d1f7c7f6f4c1bc.jpg

Finally!

This is much quieter than the modine I had at my old place.

Installed just in time for a warming...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 02-06-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By smedly
Re: Large cabinets that won't break the bank

Perhaps not quite what you are looking for, but I have $120 in these two. You can get these on craigslist all day in my area.


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Forum: General Tool Discussion 02-03-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,156
Posted By smedly
Re: Storing screwdrivers

http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/garage2/20121226_171056.jpg

Several magnets with a strip of steel over them.

IKEA makes a pretty inexpensive magnetic knife...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-31-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,977
Posted By smedly
Re: Installing New Garage Door: Windows or None?

Funny. Just today I said out loud to myself how nice it was to finally have windows in the garage door. Natural light in the wintertime is awesome. Moved to the new place about 6 months ago after...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-28-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By smedly
Re: Upward opening wall cabinets.

[QUOTE=philofab;5384600]There will be tons of light above them. I doubt it will create an issue.

My idea is put a row of 5 of them in the very back of my RV garage (14 foot wide) above a row of HF...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-28-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By smedly
Re: Upward opening wall cabinets.

I use office cubicle flip door cabinets and I do like them. When working, they all seem to be left open which is convenient- cabinets are just shelves then.

My doors slide back so they do not...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-28-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 205,209
Posted By smedly
Re: Let's see your Shop Clock

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/28/778fcb34c9943c76de8c7ed7061a037f.jpg

Inherited from wife's step father. Hurts the brain to look at, but a good addition to the garage.


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Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-28-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 233,089
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "TO" your garage today?

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/28/9db732145dd986235fd859a65cad1b17.jpg

Before

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/28/a870150b108fe0884a9ec4c2b9de5514.jpg

After adding 4 more Costco...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-28-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20,619
Views: 3,396,451
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/28/854be71c6e487b27343b61a8a720f6b7.jpg

Boy wanted a football t using some Christmas money. Looked on Amazon and thought the prices were a bit out of hand for...
Forum: Garage Gallery 12-28-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 42,696
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/28/4036772b62d4db91bbf6902868d5be1d.jpg

Let there be light!


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Forum: Garage Gallery 12-24-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 42,696
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Finished product.
http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae253/smedlywhiplash/garage/cb5149fbb24b283f0cacada3c8712726_zpsbrz7sstg.jpg

Can open the liftgate, hood and walk around my truck without...
Forum: Garage Gallery 12-24-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 42,696
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Ended up scrapping the hooks, adding eyebolts and squeezing the frames in to help prevent the ropes falling off to the side.

...
Forum: Garage Gallery 12-24-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 42,696
Posted By smedly
Re: What happens when you don't have a plan.

Well since it hasn't snowed at all, I've put aside my boot dryer project for a later date. http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=312124

Decided to get the bikes hung higher. ...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 12-05-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20,619
Views: 3,396,451
Posted By smedly
Re: What did you do "IN" your garage today?

Installed New wiper motor in the MIL's caravan.
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