I have a bunch of air tools from framing nailer, 2 finish nailers, and a bunch of
others including 2 sprayers and a sander.
I decided to mount them on the wall because it looks cool to me.
I got a sheet of blue 1 1/2" thick styrofoam 2x8' and carefully cutout the shape
the tools so they squeeze tight into the cutouts then mounted the sheet (4x4'
1 1/2" thick strips of 2x4 on the wall so when you push in the bigger tools they
tight. I put backing behind on the wall for the smaller staplers and pin nailers.
It looks cool, every tool has it's place, and it cost about 6 bucks.
On Jan 25, 1:50 pm, Barry email@example.com wrote:
Sounds good - can you post a link to a picture?
I only have 1 air nailer, but I'll roll the idea around a little bit
and see if I can think of some way to use it for hand plane storage.
Hmmm... Thanks for getting the wheels turning.
I'll take a picture and put it on a photo site as soon as I snag new batteries
camera. My rechargebles have died on me.
It works great for hand planes. I only have 3 big crappy ones for rough work but
are also mounted in a 6 inch by 36 inch chunk of blue 2" styrofoam that I glued
the wall. They were the first things I mounted this way a couple years ago.
If you have a bunch of nice ones it would look really cool. You could cutout
or doorskin plywood just slightly bigger than the styrofoam cutouts and glue
the foam to end up with a nice wood finish. I've considered that. Nice 1/8" thick
door skins are very cheap and come in some great woods.
I used the blue styrofoam when I built my shop to insulated various areas where
wouldn't work and ended up with a few sheets left over.
Round the edges of your cutouts a bit so little chunks don't break out as you
On Jan 25, 2:31 pm, Barry firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I was going to ask about that. All you have to do is round the edges
and they don't lose a little bit of foam every time you pull it out and
put it back?
It's been a while since I worked with styrofoam. That's tougher than I
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