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Old 06-26-2016, 02:06 PM   #1
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Default Table, Stand, Work platform ?

Does anyone work off of a small table or a custom platform?

I know a lot you have rolling carts or construction drawing layout tables...

I'll drag around an old (should be scraped) small tool drawer, just to load up
pieces and parts, I've also used a small shopping cart, with a board on top!
I'll even grab the tri-stand if closes?

Pictures would be great.
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I like to take over any horizontal space the carpenters create and call it my own.
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Baker scaffolds work excellent as plan tables, fabrication tables, etc.
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Baker scaffolds work excellent as plan tables, fabrication tables, etc.
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Lower one side down a foot and it makes a nice angled plan table.

They make great tables for light fabrication.

Fill it up with material and roll it room to room for doing installations.

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I have one like this, smaller, lighter, easier to carry and transport than the Baker. I've made bins to hang on the sides for parts.

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I carry two five foot folding tables made by lifetime. One for tools and one for materials
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I have a card table with folding legs on the van. On the rare occasions I use it, it saves my back from bending over a hundred times.
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These work out great. The ones that the top folds in half are nice to work on if you lay a sheet of 1/2" plywood on top to beef up the surface a little. Often you can find a small room to set up a temporary shop to work out of on a larger project.
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I use my folding table all the time for service work. The 2 minutes it takes to setup is definitely worth not bending all day (or even just for an hour or two) to work off of the floor.
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I use my folding table all the time for service work. The 2 minutes it takes to setup is definitely worth not bending all day (or even just for an hour or two) to work off of the floor.
You back,knees, and hips will be glad you did a little down the line.
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http://www.keter.com/en/folding-work-table-ex

I keep this in the truck. Takes up a small footprint when it's collapsed and I've yet to overwork it, so it is durable.
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I have something like this. You can sit on it, climb on it, work off of it, store chit on it, etc. If you leave it sitting around, somebody else is bound to end up using it.
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I have something like this. You can sit on it, climb on it, work off of it, store chit on it, etc. If you leave it sitting around, somebody else is bound to end up using it.
Picked up one of these (sheetrocker's horses) when we bought the paint for our new home. It really came in very handy for so many tasks.
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Years ago myself and another Jman were the lead guys on a rehab job of a housing complex that had a mechanical room for each two housing structures. I had to leave the job for a couple days and when I returned, the largest room was furnished with wooden shelves, a desk, folding tables,lawn chairs, floor lamps, etc. Big trash day for the town was while I was gone and the other guy furnished the place from trash piles. The better components made their way back to the shop when the job was completed.
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At about $25 USD, the Black & Decker Workmate WM125 can handle 350 lbs.

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I discovered the folding plastic table 15 years ago. It was the best tool on the truck for service changes. Working off the ground sucks!
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99, thats what i use, but often isnt quite big enough!
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