My new reloading area

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by Deacon_Man, Jun 15, 2012.

  1. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    I like it! I would suggest that you paint, or prime the table top, makes clean up easier. I would also suggest that you build more shelves! You will need them in the not to distant future! Mine is about the size of yours, but I don't have no where near enough shelf space.

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  2. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    hmm.. shelves.. I need to add more shelves...

  3. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    well, dug thru the scrap wood int he shed and found some 7/16 osb from a dog kennel project, plus some wood planks from an old water bed frame.

    put together a lil more space for the bench.. still moving stuff around..

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  4. I am hoping that your bench area is temperature/humidity controlled since I saw your powder cans sitting on a shelf.

    Otherwise, to dang neat and even more shelves will be needed.

  5. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    yep, that's the back 'clutter' room of the house.. the room I get to 'play' in.. so it is temp / humidity controlled. I also have each of my powder cans in a ziplock baggy for extra humidity control.

    the pic may be decieving.. but it looks alot less organized in person.

    I have another set of shelves about that big setting off to the left of the camera, that I have not had time to set on the other table and mount up.. well.. you can see SOME of the other shelf setting on the ground. I am also utilizing the space UNDER the table and the shelves under the bench.. and I have a scholl type desk with integral chair and desk and book rack to the sid eof that. that's where my relaod books like and I work up my loads. got it at a school sale for 5$ makes a great shooting rest too! I'm sure I'll need to build a 'bookshelf' sized set to go behind it as well. i keep shpopping yardsales and such for them. Idon't liek the lil particle board ones if I can help it.. I lucked up and at that same school sale got a real wood bookshelf that is in the wives library room, and I got a HD metal cart for my shop.
  6. American Leader

    American Leader Well-Known Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    Nice job Deacon, congrats!
  7. ozo

    ozo Well-Known Member

    Jan 20, 2011
    Nashville TN
    Nice...good job. Looks like about 4' wide, as you add stuff on the 1-by
    shelving you made need a center support to avoid sagging....
    And I might keep an eye on the sawdust in the background.
    Everyone should have a reloading bench....don't ya think????
  8. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    i got screws thru the back of the osb into the shelves for support. though if I notice a sag I'll brace it.

    can't tell but she has a coat of clear utrethane on her.. so sawdust should be nill.

    good points though!
  9. fluffie

    fluffie New Member

    Apr 30, 2012
    I agree it looks good but more shelves is a must. im very limited on space right now but hopefully come wenter that will change. My dad and i have plans of building a room for reloading. Im thinking something 8ft by 12ft interior benches on 2 walls and one wall nothing but shelving .
  10. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    measure your usualy items to go on shelves and build them accordingly, with some large at top and bottom, to maximize your space.

    take pics too!
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