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Using Your Garage as a Workshop

Home garages are often used for purposes other than parking the family car. This is a guide about using your garage as a workshop.
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February 16, 2010

I often work in my garage on crafts and upcycling kinds of projects. Unfortunately I don't always want my neighbors to be looking at me or seeing my mess. The solution I came across is a privacy screen made out of standard fence boards. I used 4 or 5 boards held together by cross bracing with 2x4 or other wood, and standard L- shaped book shelf brackets on each side to allow it to stand on its own.
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This size is light enough for me to move on my own and short enough to be left in place so I still have adequate ventilation in my garage workshop. In this photo you can see the salvaged room divider screen I initially found for the same purpose.

By Katt from Orange, CA

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February 17, 20100 found this helpful

Right on. I am all for having some privacy.

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February 18, 20100 found this helpful

Very creative!

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February 19, 20100 found this helpful

Ingenious! I wonder if those "furniture slider" discs would work? Perhaps you could salvage some kid-size roller skates or blades and attach to each side? Hum.

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