Go Back  RCU Forums > RC Airplanes > Tips & Techniques
Reload this Page >

Let's see your work shop!

Notices
Tips & Techniques Want to share a tip or special technique you have either in the workshop or at the flying field or race track? Post it right here!

Let's see your work shop!

Old 09-14-2010, 04:38 PM
  #801  
daven
My Feedback: (1)
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Waseca, MN
Posts: 8,456
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

Finally settled into my new shop, still organizing, but ready to start making balsa dust. Pics to come, but I know right now, I'm going to need a lot more outlets! Having a bathroom in the shop makes for a great place to store planes!
Old 09-14-2010, 05:29 PM
  #802  
Luchnia
My Feedback: (21)
 
Luchnia's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Amelia, VA
Posts: 2,079
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!


ORIGINAL: tailskid

it is not safe or cool to leave donuts in the trunk of an airplane moving device!
That would have been the first thing I would have removed
Old 09-26-2010, 09:13 PM
  #803  
loopyrc
 
loopyrc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: wahpeton, ND
Posts: 50
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!



Great thread , love to see all the different ways to store planes and the building conditions.



Here's one corner of my shop/garage.

Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Ig12370.jpg
Views:	328
Size:	10.6 KB
ID:	1507323  
Old 10-30-2010, 11:50 AM
  #804  
gi1mo2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gatineau, QC, CANADA
Posts: 608
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

I have a few before pictures (my dining room table), and need thoughs for after pictures. Moving to a second bedroom (10 x 10), and want work bench (table), shelfs, charging station. I have 2 planes and 6 helis (CP Pro 2, 450, 500).

Considering folding table (6 foot), wall mounted shelves, and perhaps pegboard (may go for storage boxes instead). I have a tool tray which I like very much.
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Nl29333.jpg
Views:	173
Size:	146.3 KB
ID:	1525391   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ea84540.jpg
Views:	173
Size:	147.3 KB
ID:	1525392  
Old 10-30-2010, 09:40 PM
  #805  
mobilemenice80
Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: pinckney, MI
Posts: 54
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

well my shop has gotten face-lift #8 here is where i am at now..
i installed a gas heater for our cold winters and have taken over the entire garage..

so far so good really enjoying not having to take the planes up and down the stairs
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	ki20544.jpg
Views:	306
Size:	2.03 MB
ID:	1525772   Click image for larger version

Name:	pl32465.jpg
Views:	317
Size:	2.17 MB
ID:	1525773   Click image for larger version

Name:	yd81413.jpg
Views:	434
Size:	1.77 MB
ID:	1525774   Click image for larger version

Name:	mf96118.jpg
Views:	287
Size:	1.87 MB
ID:	1525775   Click image for larger version

Name:	jv14547.jpg
Views:	197
Size:	1.66 MB
ID:	1525776   Click image for larger version

Name:	zq96108.jpg
Views:	209
Size:	1.80 MB
ID:	1525777   Click image for larger version

Name:	bd66446.jpg
Views:	251
Size:	1.78 MB
ID:	1525778   Click image for larger version

Name:	hf19311.jpg
Views:	266
Size:	1.86 MB
ID:	1525779  

Click image for larger version

Name:	ca52119.jpg
Views:	194
Size:	1.88 MB
ID:	1525780  
Old 11-15-2010, 11:13 PM
  #806  
gi1mo2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Gatineau, QC, CANADA
Posts: 608
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!


ORIGINAL: gi1mo2

I have a few before pictures (my dining room table), and need thoughs for after pictures. Moving to a second bedroom (10 x 10), and want work bench (table), shelfs, charging station. I have 2 planes and 6 helis (CP Pro 2, 450, 500).

Considering folding table (6 foot), wall mounted shelves, and perhaps pegboard (may go for storage boxes instead). I have a tool tray which I like very much.
Here is my updated work shop and Hangar.
Old 12-08-2010, 10:52 AM
  #807  
CRAZYRYAN
Senior Member
Thread Starter
My Feedback: (1)
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Houston , TX
Posts: 942
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

what type of plane is that u are building? the one that looks like a half scale???
Old 12-29-2010, 09:24 AM
  #808  
Condor060
My Feedback: (2)
 
Condor060's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Monroe, NC
Posts: 489
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

I spent about 3 days cleaning up my shop. Since Itook the time to clen it I thought I would post a few shots but RCU isnt working for uploads right now
Old 02-18-2011, 04:15 AM
  #809  
1wolf
My Feedback: (3)
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Arnaudville La.
Posts: 31
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

This is a cool thread keep those pics coming!
Old 02-18-2011, 08:44 PM
  #810  
madmanmikie
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: algoma, WI
Posts: 82
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

2nd story in my garage
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Om34371.jpg
Views:	244
Size:	21.2 KB
ID:	1566233   Click image for larger version

Name:	Dy79451.jpg
Views:	242
Size:	20.5 KB
ID:	1566234   Click image for larger version

Name:	Gl21081.jpg
Views:	151
Size:	20.9 KB
ID:	1566235   Click image for larger version

Name:	Uo36662.jpg
Views:	142
Size:	17.8 KB
ID:	1566236   Click image for larger version

Name:	Am65046.jpg
Views:	141
Size:	16.2 KB
ID:	1566237  
Old 02-19-2011, 12:35 AM
  #811  
CRAZYRYAN
Senior Member
Thread Starter
My Feedback: (1)
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Houston , TX
Posts: 942
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

man these posts just keep comming lol
Old 02-20-2011, 04:19 PM
  #812  
power flight
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Austin, AR
Posts: 16
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

[img]jpeg[/img]Here is mine.[img]IMG_0351[/img]
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Ol31513.jpg
Views:	140
Size:	97.6 KB
ID:	1567260  
Old 04-16-2011, 04:32 PM
  #813  
tcr1016
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Leander, TX
Posts: 71
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

For all of you that have workshops in your basements or house, how do you keep the fumes out??? I will be building mine in my spare bedroom, but I do not want to be getting high from the glue fumes. How do you prevent this. I can open the window, but is that enough??
Old 04-17-2011, 01:09 AM
  #814  
AmishWarlord
My Feedback: (5)
 
AmishWarlord's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Indian Trail, NC
Posts: 2,939
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

No the fumes are heavier than air. like gas vapors in a boat's engine compartment. If you want to use the window you need a small fan on the floor to disturb the air and one of those two fan unites in the window to suck the fumes out.

We had a club member almost die in his basement. He was sitting at his bench doping a plane and got light headed. He tried to stand up but fell down. He crawled up the stairs from the basement and passed out at the door. Luckily he had crawled out of the fumes before he had passed out.

I used the two fan system for years in two bedroom apartments with no problems. I would suggest that you try and time your doping or painting in the fall and spring. sucking 25 or 100 degree air into your home tends to run up the power bill. Also the humidity levels are better for the paint.

This schedule worked for me here in NC

Dec Jan Feb - Frame up planes
March April May - Cover and paint framed up planes
Jun July Aug - Fly and stock up the shop for the winter.
Sep Oct Nov- Cover and paint
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Vt58669.jpg
Views:	120
Size:	21.6 KB
ID:	1594929  
Old 04-17-2011, 01:29 AM
  #815  
AmishWarlord
My Feedback: (5)
 
AmishWarlord's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Indian Trail, NC
Posts: 2,939
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

I moved to a new place and up graded from 200 sq f work shop to a 700 sq f one. Still working on getting it set up. Almost finished with the 4'x8' magnetic torsion box work bench. Still have to finish construction on the balsa cabinet/ helicopter work bench that you see the Cloud Dancer resting on. Got the new shelving installed last week. What was nice was that the guy that build this house originally was a cabinet maker so the workshop has tons of lighting installed and electrical outlets every two feet around all four walls. Plus some 220 v connections.
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Xv64766.jpg
Views:	166
Size:	57.2 KB
ID:	1594931   Click image for larger version

Name:	Gb89821.jpg
Views:	182
Size:	69.8 KB
ID:	1594932   Click image for larger version

Name:	Sx60777.jpg
Views:	175
Size:	83.6 KB
ID:	1594933   Click image for larger version

Name:	Bu59005.jpg
Views:	180
Size:	60.4 KB
ID:	1594934  
Old 04-17-2011, 08:04 AM
  #816  
CRAZYRYAN
Senior Member
Thread Starter
My Feedback: (1)
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Houston , TX
Posts: 942
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

wow keep them comming for the shop pics! it has been 8 years on this thread and still alive lol. im the creator!!!!!
Old 04-19-2011, 05:18 AM
  #817  
CRAZYRYAN
Senior Member
Thread Starter
My Feedback: (1)
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Houston , TX
Posts: 942
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

Thanks!! I started it. i cant believe its been 8 years on this thread lol.
Old 04-23-2011, 02:02 PM
  #818  
Oberst
Banned
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lacona, NY
Posts: 1,840
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

No it's a mess! I'd be embarrassed.




Pete
Old 04-23-2011, 03:13 PM
  #819  
DUCO
Senior Member
 
DUCO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Lowell, NC
Posts: 227
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

Wow all these really neat man caves, heres my little side of a work shop in the garage, oh yea, the wife still insist that a vehicle is allowed in. But it suits not having to use the dinning room table. Does get cold in the winter and hot in the summer. But soon I will have all that worked out, I plan to sheetrock and add more lighting plus heat/air soon and the car will go to the driveway!!!!!!!
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Om33357.jpg
Views:	163
Size:	81.8 KB
ID:	1598039  
Old 05-20-2011, 07:08 PM
  #820  
Leroy Gardner
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Idaho
Posts: 2,285
Likes: 0
Received 6 Likes on 5 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

Man there are alot fo nice shops out there. lets see what kind of a mess I have in mine Leroy
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Jh16269.jpg
Views:	189
Size:	115.9 KB
ID:	1611933   Click image for larger version

Name:	Sn42115.jpg
Views:	177
Size:	123.3 KB
ID:	1611934   Click image for larger version

Name:	Lq37950.jpg
Views:	183
Size:	161.5 KB
ID:	1611935   Click image for larger version

Name:	Tm30569.jpg
Views:	178
Size:	118.1 KB
ID:	1611936  
Old 05-21-2011, 05:43 AM
  #821  
Condor060
My Feedback: (2)
 
Condor060's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Monroe, NC
Posts: 489
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

I made a new shop a few weeks ago but this one is mobile.
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Nl30698.jpg
Views:	184
Size:	106.2 KB
ID:	1612054   Click image for larger version

Name:	Up47964.jpg
Views:	188
Size:	90.8 KB
ID:	1612055   Click image for larger version

Name:	Rx60361.jpg
Views:	197
Size:	123.6 KB
ID:	1612056   Click image for larger version

Name:	Oh13193.jpg
Views:	194
Size:	126.7 KB
ID:	1612057   Click image for larger version

Name:	Lx21886.jpg
Views:	194
Size:	111.0 KB
ID:	1612058   Click image for larger version

Name:	Hx32716.jpg
Views:	192
Size:	119.6 KB
ID:	1612059   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ce71711.jpg
Views:	193
Size:	129.1 KB
ID:	1612060   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ji28353.jpg
Views:	214
Size:	124.6 KB
ID:	1612061  

Old 05-21-2011, 06:51 PM
  #822  
welder101
My Feedback: (2)
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Rochelle, IL
Posts: 29
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

WOW, that is nice
Old 08-03-2011, 07:19 PM
  #823  
WILDCRASHWILLY
Senior Member
 
WILDCRASHWILLY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Western KY
Posts: 981
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

You guys may remember a post I had on this thread several years ago wher I remodeled my shop. Well I finally decided to tear it down and build a new shop. This shop is a little more friendly to my Model Airplane addiction.


Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Vs55488.jpg
Views:	174
Size:	231.7 KB
ID:	1644081   Click image for larger version

Name:	Wr55436.jpg
Views:	159
Size:	236.4 KB
ID:	1644082   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ye84395.jpg
Views:	155
Size:	235.5 KB
ID:	1644083   Click image for larger version

Name:	Bu58571.jpg
Views:	167
Size:	234.2 KB
ID:	1644084   Click image for larger version

Name:	Do81716.jpg
Views:	202
Size:	231.8 KB
ID:	1644085   Click image for larger version

Name:	Tk76249.jpg
Views:	357
Size:	229.4 KB
ID:	1644086   Click image for larger version

Name:	Zb61567.jpg
Views:	432
Size:	231.0 KB
ID:	1644087   Click image for larger version

Name:	Xw76475.jpg
Views:	243
Size:	225.2 KB
ID:	1644088  

Click image for larger version

Name:	Rp13973.jpg
Views:	235
Size:	231.3 KB
ID:	1644089   Click image for larger version

Name:	Oa22851.jpg
Views:	222
Size:	231.4 KB
ID:	1644090   Click image for larger version

Name:	Pv89649.jpg
Views:	221
Size:	231.7 KB
ID:	1644091   Click image for larger version

Name:	Xi42190.jpg
Views:	229
Size:	233.0 KB
ID:	1644092  
Old 08-03-2011, 07:25 PM
  #824  
WILDCRASHWILLY
Senior Member
 
WILDCRASHWILLY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Western KY
Posts: 981
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

Some more pics.

BTW: I want to thank everyone who posted here as this thread is where most of the ideas for this shop came from.

Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Ay76148.jpg
Views:	165
Size:	237.2 KB
ID:	1644093   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ez81704.jpg
Views:	162
Size:	231.5 KB
ID:	1644094   Click image for larger version

Name:	Rw57250.jpg
Views:	153
Size:	209.4 KB
ID:	1644095   Click image for larger version

Name:	Cv62405.jpg
Views:	174
Size:	230.6 KB
ID:	1644096   Click image for larger version

Name:	Fq88223.jpg
Views:	218
Size:	231.2 KB
ID:	1644097   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ev23733.jpg
Views:	164
Size:	231.7 KB
ID:	1644098   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ac62465.jpg
Views:	164
Size:	229.6 KB
ID:	1644099   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ba89645.jpg
Views:	157
Size:	219.4 KB
ID:	1644100  

Click image for larger version

Name:	Wu31696.jpg
Views:	167
Size:	225.2 KB
ID:	1644101   Click image for larger version

Name:	Ug43511.jpg
Views:	191
Size:	232.1 KB
ID:	1644102   Click image for larger version

Name:	Lr76394.jpg
Views:	180
Size:	227.4 KB
ID:	1644103  
Old 08-03-2011, 10:48 PM
  #825  
saramos
 
saramos's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Northridge, CA
Posts: 3,037
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Default RE: Let's see your work shop!

I too posted my workshop here a long time ago. While I haven't remodeled, I do have a new addition to the shop. I added a CNC machine at the begining of June. I haven't cut any aircraft parts yet, but have cut a couple of signs and a sand paper organizer. I'm already learning the areas where I want to make improvements to the machine. There is some flex that is noticable when working with thicker and harder stock that I want to resolve. It wll do for cutting balsa and light ply and I also want to eventually be able to cut foam for making plugs and molds and wood forms for vacuum forming.

Scott
Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version

Name:	Tr51365.jpg
Views:	147
Size:	58.4 KB
ID:	1644132   Click image for larger version

Name:	Yt60649.jpg
Views:	156
Size:	60.9 KB
ID:	1644133   Click image for larger version

Name:	Jo30322.jpg
Views:	145
Size:	106.1 KB
ID:	1644134   Click image for larger version

Name:	Oh13043.jpg
Views:	135
Size:	56.9 KB
ID:	1644135   Click image for larger version

Name:	Xi61295.jpg
Views:	140
Size:	63.1 KB
ID:	1644136   Click image for larger version

Name:	Aq98815.jpg
Views:	162
Size:	54.3 KB
ID:	1644137  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell or Share My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2023 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.