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Belt rack and tool arm rack

Discussion in 'Shop Talk' started by Mark Brock, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. Here are a couple of shop items I built to help me organize a bit in the shop. These are made of wood, cheap, and pretty easy to implement, and they have been a real help to me so I wanted to share them.

    For this tool arm rack I used a pretty nice piece of plywood that was reasonably priced at home depot. I used oak for the slot spacers and just screwed it with deck screws.


    Funny, you can see the pile of belts behind this. I had them hung on everything they could hang on. This was my solution, built on a rolling furniture dolly from home depot. It is double sided and has 16 pegs for belts. This gets them out of my way when I am not grinding, and helps organize them as well.
    It is sturdy as is, but I will probably brace it up a bit very soon.



  2. cheflarge

    cheflarge Founding Member

  3. Toothpick

    Toothpick #2 since day #1 Founding Member

  4. CrisAnderson27

    CrisAnderson27 Professional Craftsman

    Just wait until you see his 'used' pile, lol. I've got probably double that that I dig through to rough in profiles, then about that many newish that are still good for actual grinding.

    Belts are the crappiest part of this craft...truly. You could have a whole shop full of belt organizer racks...and they'd STILL make a freaking mess!!
  5. butch

    butch Founding Member

    i really need a tool arm holder and i dont know who keeps yu shop clean but i need them too
  6. Jim

    Jim Old Curmudgeon Founding Member

  7. Thanks guys. Butch, maybe you didn't notice but there is no clear shot of my messy shop. The guy who keeps it this way is me. ;|

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