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Offline WoodguyDK

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Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« on: December 10, 2012, 05:50 PM »
Hey Guys

I am new on this site - It's really exciting to see your projects and tools.  [thumbs up]
I have a small carpentryfirm in Denmark.
My new van arrived a few months ago and I just got time to prepare it for work.

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2012, 05:54 PM »
 [welcome] to FOG!! That is a lovely layout for a transit van

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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2012, 05:57 PM »
like... wow

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« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2012, 06:03 PM »
Welcome to the FOG - excellent van storage layout!

In the pic with your vac - how does that little stop come out so that you can take your vac out?  Does it just lift out or...?
« Last Edit: December 10, 2012, 06:16 PM by lumbajac »
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2012, 06:04 PM »
How can you possibly get any work done with a truck as clean and neat as that???  

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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2012, 06:09 PM »
Very neat!  [wink]
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« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2012, 06:14 PM »
wow.
you are very welcome to the fog.
i think you will fit in here nicely.

id love to see a u tube toor of it  with a comentry.
i like the box for the silicone
it always looks good on site when you have a  dedicated box for waste  etc.
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« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2012, 10:31 PM »
As my dad always tough me a "A Place for everything  and everything in it's place". Your truck is and great example of this, congrads....
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« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2012, 01:43 AM »
Excellent work very well thought out.

What a shame to put all that nice racking in a Transit though ;):D

You wanna get a nice VW

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« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2012, 03:14 AM »
 [welcome]

Excellent setup! Good to see more Danes in here.  [big grin]

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« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2012, 05:56 AM »
What a beauty! Welcome to the FOG  [big grin]
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« Reply #11 on: December 11, 2012, 08:46 AM »
Very nice I'm jealous.
A very classy version of my dumpy truck.
Now go get some dirt on those tools. [drooling]
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« Reply #12 on: December 11, 2012, 08:54 AM »
That's a great set up, but you need to get those tools out & use them ;D

I would be scared to have all my tools on display like that as some toe rag would probably take the van [mad]

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« Reply #13 on: December 11, 2012, 03:55 PM »
Words can just not describe how much I want that!
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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #14 on: December 11, 2012, 04:11 PM »
You have done a great job organizing the tools and hardweare in your van.  Thanks for showing (and, thus, inspiring) us.
Cheers,   
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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2012, 04:33 PM »
Hey Guys

Thanks for all the positive feedback. I already feel comfortable on this page.  [blink]

For the unbelievers I can confirm that the vehicle is being used as a tool every day.  [big grin]
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« Reply #16 on: December 11, 2012, 04:37 PM »
Welcome to the FOG - excellent van storage layout!

In the pic with your vac - how does that little stop come out so that you can take your vac out?  Does it just lift out or...?

The metal pins is only secured in a pair of holes underlying. The weight of the vac holds it in place.

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« Reply #17 on: December 11, 2012, 04:39 PM »
As my dad always tough me a "A Place for everything  and everything in it's place". Your truck is and great example of this, congrads....

It's exactly my way of keeping order.  [thumbs up]

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« Reply #18 on: December 11, 2012, 04:55 PM »
A few photos more - let me know if it's too much.  [unsure]

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« Reply #19 on: December 11, 2012, 05:23 PM »
Thanks for the additional photos.  Now, I am even more impressed with what you have done.
Cheers,   
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« Reply #20 on: December 11, 2012, 05:26 PM »
Thanks for all your images.  I am one of many (some here) who are interested specifically in the Ford Transit due to the fact that it will be introduced here late 2013 or early 2014.

Peter

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« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2012, 07:06 PM »
where is the miter saw table saw
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« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2012, 10:42 PM »
A few photos more - let me know if it's too much.  [unsure]


It's porn! How could you have too many pictures!?!  [big grin]

Do you have any build pix? I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd like to see start to finish.
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« Reply #23 on: December 12, 2012, 03:44 PM »
where is the miter saw table saw

I have a festool CS70EB-Set, it can be placed across behind the cab.
I had a DeWalt DW743N fixed in my old truck, but this time I have decided only to bring it occasionally.

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« Reply #24 on: December 12, 2012, 03:46 PM »
A few photos more - let me know if it's too much.  [unsure]


It's porn! How could you have too many pictures!?!  [big grin]

Do you have any build pix? I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd like to see start to finish.

I have unfortunately forgotten to take photos of the process.  [embarassed]

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #25 on: December 12, 2012, 03:50 PM »
Thanks for all your images.  I am one of many (some here) who are interested specifically in the Ford Transit due to the fact that it will be introduced here late 2013 or early 2014.

Peter

Thinking about the Transit Custom? It is in Denmark introduced at the beginning of next year - though not in a size similar to mine!  [mad]
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« Reply #26 on: December 12, 2012, 05:59 PM »
I believe that the Transit Custom in your area is what is called the Transit Connect here.  That model will also become a new model in the Fall of 2013.  The 2014 Transit will look very much like a Sprinter here.

Peter

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« Reply #27 on: December 13, 2012, 01:28 PM »
I believe that the Transit Custom in your area is what is called the Transit Connect here.  That model will also become a new model in the Fall of 2013.  The 2014 Transit will look very much like a Sprinter here.

Peter

We also have the Connect model availible in Denmark - It is a very small van.

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« Reply #28 on: December 13, 2012, 01:49 PM »
I'm also looking forward to the USA version of the Transit.  Although I'm sure there wont be a Diesel version so its going to have some disappointments from the start.  Sure wish the Hiace was coming to the USA!

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« Reply #29 on: December 13, 2012, 02:11 PM »
Plans are to have a diesel for the Transit here.  Looks like it might be a 5 cylinder 3.7 liter manufactured by Ford in South Africa.

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« Reply #30 on: December 13, 2012, 02:21 PM »
3.7 liter. wow , our 1.9 and 2.4 liters are known for there drink problems.
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« Reply #31 on: December 13, 2012, 03:19 PM »
Plans are to have a diesel for the Transit here.  Looks like it might be a 5 cylinder 3.7 liter manufactured by Ford in South Africa.

Peter

Jesus!! Man!  Wish you Americans became more environmental friendly I really don't see the point in a 3.7 litre transit.    

Not like you can even drive fast on your massive roads your speed limits are slow.   Top speed of my van is just under 100mph

I have a 1.6van which holds ALL my festool and it carried 25sheets of 18mm plywood 10inside my van and 15ontop of my van no problem at all apart from when it came to stopping it took a long time but engine size wouldn't help with breaking.

 
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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #32 on: December 13, 2012, 03:32 PM »
I don't get why we have these huge engines in our vehicles. The roads around my area are crowded and the highest speed you are able to travel before getting a ticket is 65 mph. My Nissan Titan has a 5.6 liter v8 gas guzzler in it, I average 11.5 mpg driving on local roads.  I would love to see more diesel options with smaller but powerful engines.

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« Reply #33 on: December 13, 2012, 03:33 PM »
I think Toyota have stopped making the hiace


Mine is 15 years old and still going strong..........

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« Reply #34 on: December 13, 2012, 03:54 PM »
I was wrong.  It is a 3.2 liter.  Here is a link:  http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/12/10/2014-ford-transit-van-fuel-efficient-diesel-option-unveiled/

I haven't had a diesel before but things like "diesel liquid tank" in the thread above makes me wonder about operating costs.

Peter

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« Reply #35 on: December 13, 2012, 03:57 PM »
3.2 is still massive
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« Reply #36 on: December 13, 2012, 04:06 PM »
I was wrong.  It is a 3.2 liter.  Here is a link:  http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2012/12/10/2014-ford-transit-van-fuel-efficient-diesel-option-unveiled/

I haven't had a diesel before but things like "diesel liquid tank" in the thread above makes me wonder about operating costs.

Peter

Yeah 3.2 is still double my 1.6  just for a van.   Crazy!
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« Reply #37 on: December 13, 2012, 04:43 PM »
Guys,

Personally I agree with you about the engine sizes.  My gas mileage is about the same as Dave's, but I also tow virtually every day a 5000 lb trailer.  That is why I am interested in the Transit.

Peter

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #38 on: December 13, 2012, 05:32 PM »
I don't get why we have these huge engines in our vehicles. The roads around my area are crowded and the highest speed you are able to travel before getting a ticket is 65 mph. My Nissan Titan has a 5.6 liter v8 gas guzzler in it, I average 11.5 mpg driving on local roads.  I would love to see more diesel options with smaller but powerful engines.

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« Reply #39 on: December 14, 2012, 06:07 AM »
A few photos more - let me know if it's too much.  [unsure]


It's porn! How could you have too many pictures!?!  [big grin]

Do you have any build pix? I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd like to see start to finish.

I have unfortunately forgotten to take photos of the process.  [embarassed]

Other than that,  ;) what would you have done differently?
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« Reply #40 on: December 14, 2012, 12:27 PM »
I would be all over a 1.6 to 2.4 liter Diesel Van!

Although I am happy to see a diesel version of the Transit even at 3.4 liters.  I wonder what the MPG and price will be?  The Mercedes Sprinter has been my Business goal but maybe the Transit will outperform in quality and longevity.  Sprinter Started with a 5 cylinder but then changed several years back....wonder why ford is going with the 5?

In any case I plan to implement the design and storage methods used in this thread.  For reference check out the following article:

http://www.thisiscarpentry.com/2011/07/15/van-racking/

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« Reply #41 on: December 14, 2012, 12:41 PM »
I drive a Transit, almost one year old.  Down here they are only available in 2.2 liters but with different power ratings.  
3 to be specific: 115, 135 and 155Hp.  Mine is a 155Hp and it averages out at 9L/100km.
It's a very pleasant car to drive, max load is 1500kg and even then it's fast and responsive, max. tow is 3200kg

Great van...




WoodguyDK,

Looks great!  I'have plans to outfit mine, materials are already bought but I just don't seem to find the time to get to it...
Well you're pictures have inspired me, maybe with the upcoming holidays...
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« Reply #42 on: December 14, 2012, 04:26 PM »
WoodguyDK,

Looks great!  I'have plans to outfit mine, materials are already bought but I just don't seem to find the time to get to it...
Well you're pictures have inspired me, maybe with the upcoming holidays...

I am glad that the pictures could inspire you.  [smile]
My experience tells me that it really pays to think the build through properly before starting the project.
Both in terms of what tools to bring, but also what has to be good and bad in previous vans.

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« Reply #43 on: December 14, 2012, 04:35 PM »
Now that the thread has changed to a talk about transit models, I can inform that the model shown is a Transit Trend 300L 2.2 TDCi 140 hp.  [big grin]

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« Reply #44 on: December 15, 2012, 02:04 AM »
I think Toyota have stopped making the hiace


Mine is 15 years old and still going strong..........

Still have the HiAce in AU, both Diesel and petrol.
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« Reply #45 on: December 15, 2012, 03:53 AM »
From what i have read that 3.6l deisel is only 197bhp too lol.

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« Reply #46 on: December 15, 2012, 04:47 AM »
From what i have read that 3.6l deisel is only 197bhp too lol.

Haa haa wa a joke. Must have high torque no?
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« Reply #47 on: December 15, 2012, 05:36 AM »
470 so not massive

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« Reply #48 on: December 15, 2012, 11:50 AM »
Now that is some smart layout  [wink]

Would like the same in mine, might have a bit of trouble squeezing it into a Connect tho  [sad]

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« Reply #49 on: January 25, 2013, 05:28 PM »
Minor update !  [thumbs up]

I have for some time wanted to make a drawer in the unused space under the deck at the side door.
I actually thought that I would use the space to store items. But I decided later that a drawer in this position could provide easy access to some of the tools I use most.
To get the drawer to slide properly, I mounted a sliding rail on the lower floor at the front edge of the drawer. In the rear of the drawer, I have installed two small wheels pressing against the underside of the upper floor.
It is the same design as I have used on the drawers at rear doors.
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« Reply #50 on: January 26, 2013, 04:30 AM »
That is an awesome van, great stuff. I'm doing mine on Monday, got the material ready to pick up. Going to have to have to try a little harder after seeing this inspiration. Cheers
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« Reply #51 on: January 26, 2013, 07:57 AM »
This is really nicely done, but i wonder if there is still enough room for materials like panels, wood etc that you need on site? Do you use a trailer or something?

I bought a Isuzu Dmax pick up truck last year, i don't do enough site work to have a van and this truck is also my car. So even if its a 3L 185HP guzzler it is still much cheaper to run than a van and a separate car. I have a closed trailer for it but i am wondering if i should do the interior of it, half the time i use it is is just to transport furniture or materials.
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« Reply #52 on: January 27, 2013, 12:42 AM »
Wow, Incredible! and i thought i acomplished something with my van  [crying] Im convinced the next van im going to do im going to build my shelving and racking, really dont like being at the mercy of adrian steel  [blink]

Your van is awesome!
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« Reply #53 on: January 27, 2013, 08:20 AM »
That is an awesome van, great stuff. I'm doing mine on Monday, got the material ready to pick up. Going to have to have to try a little harder after seeing this inspiration. Cheers

Hi there.
I'm happy that my pictures got you inspired.
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« Reply #54 on: January 27, 2013, 08:28 AM »
I think it's lovely. And it shows you take pride in all your work which should be very reassuring for your clients. [thumbs up]
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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #55 on: January 27, 2013, 05:02 PM »
This is really nicely done, but i wonder if there is still enough room for materials like panels, wood etc that you need on site? Do you use a trailer or something?

I bought a Isuzu Dmax pick up truck last year, i don't do enough site work to have a van and this truck is also my car. So even if its a 3L 185HP guzzler it is still much cheaper to run than a van and a separate car. I have a closed trailer for it but i am wondering if i should do the interior of it, half the time i use it is is just to transport furniture or materials.


Thanks for your comment.  [thumbs up]
Of course the racking optaines a lot of space, but I still have room for ex. 20 full-sheets of 1" plywood or lumber up to 10 feet in length.
I have a large trailer, and strong roof bars on the van. But mostly, the materials are delivered directly to the site or workshop from my suppliers.


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« Reply #56 on: January 27, 2013, 05:05 PM »
Wow, Incredible! and i thought i acomplished something with my van  [crying] Im convinced the next van im going to do im going to build my shelving and racking, really dont like being at the mercy of adrian steel  [blink]

Your van is awesome!

Thanks!  [not worthy]
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« Reply #57 on: January 27, 2013, 05:12 PM »
I think it's lovely. And it shows you take pride in all your work which should be very reassuring for your clients. [thumbs up]

Thanks for your nice words!  [embarassed]
At least I think that a way to messy van, tells something about a craftsman's missing sense of order and attention to detail.  [laughing]

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« Reply #58 on: January 27, 2013, 05:52 PM »
Really nice.  Especially like the lights, how are they wired ?  Also what is the black material on the floor ?  Looks quite tough but probably expensive.

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If its made of wood, i can make it smaller.
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« Reply #59 on: January 28, 2013, 03:15 AM »
Really nice.  Especially like the lights, how are they wired ?  Also what is the black material on the floor ?  Looks quite tough but probably expensive.

Woodguy.

Looks like phenolic plywood to me the stuff they put on trailer floors. It's not bad for price I'm sure I paid around 30 to £40  for an 18mm sheet from champion timber.

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« Reply #60 on: January 28, 2013, 09:30 AM »
We call it "støbekrydsfiner" here in Denmark. It's used for making casting molds for concrete. It's normally birch ply coated with a phenol film.

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« Reply #61 on: January 28, 2013, 11:23 AM »
I thought that is what it looked like but I thought it was around £80 a sheet !
If its made of wood, i can make it smaller.
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« Reply #62 on: January 28, 2013, 05:25 PM »
Really nice.  Especially like the lights, how are they wired ?  Also what is the black material on the floor ?  Looks quite tough but probably expensive.

Woodguy.

The lightbars are only powered by the main 12V battery. (Directly connectet to the original light sockets) But the LED light is extremely bright and also has a very low power consumption.
The bars are fabricated by a danish company called Raaco.
In denmark the price is aound 30 USD per ongoing feet.

Offline Jalvis

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #63 on: January 28, 2013, 05:51 PM »
We call it "støbekrydsfiner" here in Denmark. It's used for making casting molds for concrete. It's normally birch ply coated with a phenol film.

Is that HDO or MDO plywood?  Seems like HDO is used in the USA for concrete forms but usually in white....black is better.

Thanks for sharing.  You've got me all excited to get organized. 

Offline PiperMike

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #64 on: February 03, 2013, 07:47 AM »
Hey Guys

I am new on this site - It's really exciting to see your projects and tools.  [thumbs up]
I have a small carpentryfirm in Denmark.
My new van arrived a few months ago and I just got time to prepare it for work.

This is the most organized work vehicle I have ever seen.  I am an HVAC serviceman and as busy a I have stayed at past companies, I could never get my van to look like this.  Good job.

Offline Gerald

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #65 on: February 08, 2013, 04:19 PM »
Impressive work!!!
How long did it take to build?

Offline WoodguyDK

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #66 on: February 08, 2013, 04:27 PM »
Hey Guys

I am new on this site - It's really exciting to see your projects and tools.  [thumbs up]
I have a small carpentryfirm in Denmark.
My new van arrived a few months ago and I just got time to prepare it for work.

This is the most organized work vehicle I have ever seen.  I am an HVAC serviceman and as busy a I have stayed at past companies, I could never get my van to look like this.  Good job.
I know it sounds quite simple, but its easy to keep it clean and organized, if every piece tool has its own place........ AND you remember to put it at the right spot.  [big grin]

Offline WoodguyDK

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #67 on: February 08, 2013, 04:31 PM »
Impressive work!!!
How long did it take to build?
Thanks!  [embarassed]
The whole build took around 55 hours, including the latest update.
And of course a lot of thinking, planning and drawing before the build began.  [unsure]

Offline Gerald

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #68 on: February 08, 2013, 04:40 PM »
As GPowers (Dad) already said: "A Place for everything  and everything in it's place".
For me it's the only way to keep your workshop neat.
Even if it is not as sophisticated as yours  [crying] [smile]

Offline woodguy7

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #69 on: February 08, 2013, 05:26 PM »
Ah, Gregs wee boy (you don't look so wee though ! )

Welcome to FOG
If its made of wood, i can make it smaller.
Shirt size medium
p.s- ive started reading these too

Offline mwildt

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Re: Interior of my new van - Ford Transit
« Reply #70 on: February 08, 2013, 09:29 PM »
Som man ville sige i Dansk, FEDT

Wow, what a fantastic job building that van. Nice job getting something out of every single inch of space. The extension cords sure brings back memories, red and green, not to mention the NKT boxes.

Michael (Dane in Boston) ;-)