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Rollers Ease Plywood Storage Westfield MA

Plywood storage roller works great and it's simple to make. The following article has some tips to offer to help you build your own storage roller. So read on to get more details below.

The Home Depot
(413)564-0680
514 East Main Street
Westfield, MA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Woodcraft - West Springfield
(413) 827-0244
239A Memorial Ave
West Springfield, MA

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Connecticut Wood Group's Hardwood Outlet
(860) 253-0444
18 Mullen Road
Enfield, CT

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Architectural Timber & Millwork
(413) 586-3045
49 Mount Warner Road P.O. Box 719
Hadley, MA

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Highland True Value Hdwe & Bike Shop
(413) 539-9314
917 Hampden St
Holyoke, MA
 
The Home Depot
(413)731-9700
179 Dagget Drive
West Springfield, MA
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(413)593-5400
655 Memorial Drive
Chicopee, MA
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Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(413)587-2790
350 Russell Street
Hadley, MA
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

Interstate Bldg Sply & True Value Hdw.
(413) 569-5525
635 College Hwy
Southwick, MA
 
Holyoke Mall
(413) 535-5200
50 Holyoke St
Holyoke, MA
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Sears Stores
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Sears Stores
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Mon:10-21.5
Tue:10-21.5
Wed:10-21.5
Thu:10-21.5
Fri:10-21.5
Sat:8-21.5
Sun:9-18.5
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Mon:10-21.5
Tue:10-21.5
Wed:10-21.5
Thu:10-21.5
Fri:10-21.5
Sat:8-21.5
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Rollers Ease Plywood Storage

Rollers Ease Plywood Storage

Before I installed these rollers, sliding plywood in and out of my storage rack used to wear me out. It also damaged the edges of the sheets. Now plywood sheets glide in and out.I cut the 2-1/2-in.-dia. rollers from 3/4-in. hard maple on my drill press using a fly cutter. You could also cut them on a bandsaw with a circle-cutting jig. I drilled out the centers to 17/32 in., so they would spin on the 1/2-in. hex-head bolts I use as spindles.My rack consists of four evenly spaced blocks attached to uprights and a 4-in.-wide x 6-ft.-long solid-wood backboard. The backboard is screwed tothe wall; the uprights fasten to a board mounted on the ceiling.

Before assembling the rack, I laid out and drilled holes in the uprights and backboard for the hex-head bolts. I counterbored the backboard’s holes for the 1/2-in. nuts that the 7-in.-long bolts screw into. After screwing the blocks to the backboard and installing the nuts, I screwed the assembly to the wall. Then I screwed each upright to the block on the floor and the board on the ceiling. Installing the rollers and their 1/2-in. washer spacers was the last step. I slid them onto the bolts before screwing the bolts into the backboard’s housed nuts.

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