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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    I don't remember who the "law" is named for but "stuff has a way of expanding to fill any space allotted."
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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    Quote Originally Posted by Bayless View Post
    I don't remember who the "law" is named for but "stuff has a way of expanding to fill any space allotted."
    That is the truest law ever conceived by man!

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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

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    That's what I've done with the two Snap-On KR657B cabs, handles removed, plywood across the two. Each is 33" wide, 24" deep:
    In which cab do you store the C.A.B?

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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    Separate locker for that. Been upgraded to a 3 cu/ft glass front "apartment" fridge. More cold C.A.B/'s for the shop denizens calling themselves the Car Munglers.
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    I think some serious happenings might be going on in you garage.
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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    Quote Originally Posted by judow View Post
    I think some serious happenings might be going on in you garage.
    It's no "garage mahal" but at least now (for a while) I can find what I need when I need it.

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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    That is a *great* looking work area. What's the pad on the floor in front of the work bench?

    (Your new tool chest is almost larger than my garage!)
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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    Quote Originally Posted by NutmegCT View Post
    That is a *great* looking work area. What's the pad on the floor in front of the work bench?

    (Your new tool chest is almost larger than my garage!)
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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    Thank you Basil!
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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    Quote Originally Posted by NutmegCT View Post
    Thank you Basil!
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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    Quote Originally Posted by NutmegCT View Post
    That is a *great* looking work area. What's the pad on the floor in front of the work bench?

    (Your new tool chest is almost larger than my garage!)

    I see JP already posted what they are and he's correct. They are 25" x 25" interlocking compressed foam squares. They come in package of four so I only needed 1 package for the front of my work bench. They make standing for long periods on concrete much easier.

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    Re: Basil's new garage toy

    "That's where I keep Manuel!"

    You'd better drill air holes in it for him and make sure he doesn't bring Basil with him.
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