Cutting Room Floor

Ideas that never made it to publication or may have been trimmed prior to, or even after, submission.

Shop Storage Solutions

Written by on January 22, 2011 in Cutting Room Floor, Shop Solutions with 0 Comments
Shop Storage Solutions

Its a never ending battle to get the shop organized. After years of failure, we are constructing an ergonomical and modular system consisting of base units on casters which will be loaded as mobile prep/work stations, then parked and organized when not in use. Upper units will be mounted to the walls, with adjustable shelving, […]

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RRP Rules…to be followed

Written by on January 2, 2011 in Cutting Room Floor with 0 Comments

I really enjoy reading Jerry Rabushka’s perspective on paint industry issues. RRP appears to be here to stay. For the best coverage of topics related to that legislation, visit this site.

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Nicely Stacked.

Written by on December 28, 2010 in Cutting Room Floor, Wood Snobbery with 2 Comments
Nicely Stacked.

What is it about handling nice lumber that just never gets old?

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Graco 395 Finish Pro Air Assisted Airless Review

Graco 395 Finish Pro Air Assisted Airless Review

Our take on the Graco 395…exclusively on the Cutting Room Floor. [Related: See the 395 Rock Paint Grade Trim in the Field!] We picked up our Finish Pro in September of 2010 specifically to use in the shop for cabinets, on both paint grade and clear finishes. For those who are researching it, in a […]

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Topcoat unplugged: Stanley 369 Tripod Flashlight

Written by on December 2, 2010 in Cutting Room Floor, Lighting, Tools with 0 Comments
Topcoat unplugged: Stanley 369 Tripod Flashlight

Let me just tell you from personal experience (today) that having a couple of these badboys kicking around the shop or garage when there are 50-70 mph wind gusts, rainstorms and power outages can make life a whole lot easier. Tripod base with articulating head and much led brightness that isn’t too hard on the […]

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