Let's see your workbenches!

Discussion in 'Shock Brother's DIY Amps' started by Jewellworks, Oct 22, 2021.

  1. Jewellworks

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    Mine is a total disaster. I'd love to see what everyone else is doing to keep things organized and still keep what you need within reach.

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    Embarrassing.

    Will post new pic when I find room for some unbuilt RC kits.
     
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    For a while, mine was a TV tray. :lol:

    Then this...

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    I just bought a house with detached 30'x24' garage. I'll have a real shop soon.
     
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    Well how timely for this thread. I was just starting in on the first build of the winter. Being “up North” amp building is a winter sport for me. I have a narrow table and some shelves above it in a short hallway to the furnace room. It was unused space that is perfect for an workbench. Got some tunes installed and it is all good, except the mess. I was wanting a cap from the zillion parts needed to make an amp. I have them all in small containers with labels except without care they get all mixed up. So I was taking them all off the shelves and taking time re organizing and putting things back in the containers. So a lot of the mess vaporizer earlier today, but still have a ways to go. I think this is a balancing act between OCD behaviour and a drunk monkey dressed as a dead clown throwing parts together.
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    I just reclaimed this room and then COVID came and I had to work from home. After some time working at the dinner table I realized I needed a better place. So now my workbench is just a little corner again:
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    Not sure what you mean by "organized" but ... I do know what you mean by "disaster."

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    Ok good, I dont feel so bad now. It's not just me. :rolleyes:
    I have a bookshelf behind my desk that's full of other crap. I can probably rearrange that and get more parts bins. I have a clamshell style parts bin case next to the desk I have all my resistors and caps in. the resistors are broken down into "groups", but the caps are a big pile of nonsense. I really need to think about this more because as I swap parts in and out of any given build, I NEVER put them back and I've got resistors spread out everywhere and I can't find anything, with wire crumbs and solder splatter... :confused:
    I also need a larger table. I'm really kinda cramped.
     
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    Might get round to a tidy up soon, just been fitting my 1st home made choke to my 6G15 project, the computer desk that I'm sitting at is 'nearly' tidy.

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    Yeah, that's about right, I'd post a pic, but you can't actually see the workbench.......
     
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    The sign of a sick mind........... :lol:
     
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    I've got separate areas in my man-cave basement for electronics and woodworking:
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    LOVE THIS THREAD! I'm in the process of emptying out a section of my basement and putting together a "mod shop" (router, scroll saw/band saw, buffing wheel/sanding station, etc.). I hope that this thread takes off, because I'd love to see what other folks have done.

    Here's where I'm at today:

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    Not much room in my studio apartment, but I've set aside a small space between my computer area and my bedroom.

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    A real-deal early 1980s TRON video game? Well crap. @johmica for the win!

    I'll post a pic anyway... I have five workbenches; each has its own purpose (woodworking, electronics, mechanical, welding, etc.). One is stationary and four are on wheels. The ones on wheels are all the same height so I can roll them together if I have a large project to support. My shop is small and I am out of room for anything else...except dust.

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    To quote one of my uncle's old jokes, "This is where I do my best work." (2).jpg
     
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    54D2EDE7-61B0-40AB-B27F-8646C0F905D2.jpeg It’s not a guitar workbench. It’s what I use for home maintenance and repair. I’ve been busy with a home renovation since I retired in January. The basement is the last stage. I’ve repaired the floors snd foundation and painted the walls and floors. This was necessitated by the mess created when an old coal furnace converted to heating oil was removed. The soot that remained after the furnace was finally removed was unbelievable. Two contractors walked off the job before a third finally finished cutting it up and hauled it away. And I have the bike shop and oil tank rooms to go. Being retired is more work than working.
     
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    Daaaamn.
     
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    Mine's a nightmare as I have 5 projects in combustion at any given time. But I know exactly where everything is. 20211023_135910.jpg
     
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    LMAO! Dude, your avatar IS your workbench!

    Great pic! 'Do Not Solder Naked'.
     
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