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  • Note:  Project Plan is great, but has the following errors:  
    -purchase list states you need 2 qty 2x6x8', but it should be 2 qty 2x6x10' (need four quantity 60" [5'] pieces), 
    -purchase list states you need 7 qty 2x4x8s, but the cut list is short 2 qty 31 1/2" pieces, so you need 8 quantity 2x4x8,  
    -the castors are doubled up on the list.  No big deal, but note that you need larger diameter screws/screw heads and or washers for the castors.
    By PhillipS, on October 10, 2020
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  • I've told Tom already! You guys did an awesome job on the Dream Shop! I actually took the idea of having things on wheels and keeping them the same height. Obviously, my room is a lot smaller, but the idea is what made it work! Great job!
    By MommasAryobiToolJunkie, on February 7, 2018
    • That's great to hear, @MommasAryobiToolJunkie!
      By RYOBI NATION, on February 8, 2018

  • Where can I find the plans for all these ideas? Thank you
    By TroyFowler, on February 11, 2018
    • @TroyFowler you should be able to click the link above that says "view Project PDF" or visit the Dream Workshop website here: https://www.ryobitools.com/nation/dreamworkshop
      By RYOBI NATION, on February 12, 2018

  • The Miter saw cart in the PDF is listed as being 36" tall, which is the same as the table saw cart and supplemental carts, that way they can be used together. However, it doesn't look like the height of the table saw and height the miter saw were taken into account during these measurements. For the tables to align when working with material. Did I miss that in the steps somewhere? Do I need to shorten the measurements based off of how tall my tools are? I imagine for the miter saw I would need to shorten the height by a few inches and for the table saw closer to a foot-foot and half, this way I could place the material over the carts and it'll still lay flush with the saws. Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks!

    By Jakers, on October 10, 2018

  • Please fix the plans!!!  The plans are all wrong for the miter stand and table saw stand. It looks like the plans for the storage cart were simply cut and pasted into the miter and table saw  plans. Really annoying to discover after getting started. Especially since the issue has been around for a couple of years on these plans.  How come you never responded When Jakers pointed it out?   Sloppy. 
    By user_unknown_1615524, on September 11, 2020
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  • Quick question- how do you deal with the saw dust from underneath the saw?
    By jkealey, on February 8, 2018
    • We have various vacuum products that work great in the shop for both sawdust and even larger debris.You can check them out on the RYOBI website here: https://www.ryobitools.com/power-tools/products/list/category/vacuums
      By RYOBI NATION, on February 9, 2018

  • I'm trying to download the plans for this really cool garage storage but I can access the button. Can you help me please?
    By user_blakely_1644402, on October 15, 2020
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  • I absolutely love this lazy Susan idea. I have a small work area, but this will definitely maximize my efficiency. Thank you Mrs. White
    By jester5042, on February 10, 2018
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  • Hi Ana, Greetings from Montreal, Canada! Great project! I was taking a look at the shelves and was wondering... is the left part really 8 feet long? If both your carts are 40 inches long and you add both 2x4 (7 inches total), I come up with 87 inches total... There is a difference of 9 inches. I want to know because my garage wall is a bit small for a 16 feet unit and it would actually be a good thing if it was smaller than what is written on the plan! Can you detail the dimensions of the whole unit so I can check if it fits my space? Thank you so much!
    By Ian Charette-Brousseau, on January 8, 2018
    • Hi Ian! Glad you're a fan of this project! If you haven't already, check out the blue "View Project PDF" link above that gives more details that may be helpful. The total dimensions of this project are: 192 x 24 x 84
      By RYOBI NATION, on January 9, 2018
    • There is no PDF link for this project! Can this be added or emailed. Interested in constructing this, but would like the detail information in the PDF. Thank you
      By eringale, on February 21, 2018
    • You can view more of the steps under when you click the "Project Steps" tab under the video!
      By RYOBI NATION, on February 21, 2018

  • Hi, I just completed the project. Although mine is not for a shop but rather for storage. It will be for a shop once I convince my wife to get rid of everything. One note on the plans: the materials page says 3/8 plywood is used (which I purchased) and in the steps it says 1/2 inch plywood was used for the shelves. I wish I would have read through the plans first as 3/8 inch plywood is pretty flimsy but functional for light items. Overall, great plans so thanks for sharing! Chris
    By Chris Tab, on January 16, 2018

  • Where are the pdf plans I can download for these shelves? Thanks!
    By mshuntinglady, on March 27, 2018
    • There is no pdf for this one. Just "project steps" that you can click through, as well as videos that walk you through it.
      By RYOBI NATION, on April 18, 2018

  • I can't find the .pdf for the Built-in shelves.  Where is it?
    By cayoder, on April 15, 2018
    • Hi cayoder! There is no pdf for this one. Just "project steps" that you can click through, as well as videos that walk you through it.
      By RYOBI NATION, on April 18, 2018

  • Am I missing something? 12 2x4s seems a little short for the project. Was gonna hit HD tomorrow, but I guess I’m glad I double checked the math. 
    By DescentFormula, on April 29, 2018
    • Hi @DescentFormula It has been updated to 20 2x4s. Thanks for asking.
      By RYOBI NATION, on May 14, 2018

  • Thanks for the guide. I'm going to be attaching this to a cinder block garage wall, will I need different screws to hold the wood to the wall?

    Thanks
    By hurricanedj, on May 9, 2018
    • Hi @hurricanedj we reccommend using tapcon concrete screws. You may consider using a hammer drill and drilling pilot holes first. 
      By RYOBI NATION, on May 11, 2018

  • Hello,

    These plans will work great for a shed I recently built.  The shed walls I will be building the shelves on are 10 ft across and 113" tall.  I wanted to build the shelves 8 feet across and include three or four shelves at about 20" in-between each shelf.  I am planning on making the shelving 3' in depth, but I wanted to make a loft type area on each side of the shed, and was planning on the loft spanning across the top of the shed and measuring 4' in width and the full 10' in length across the top.  Using your shelve plans, do you have any ideas on following the plans up to a certain hight and then adding a wider and longer shelf as the top to create the loft or a longer and wider top shelf?  Also, do I see that there are no vertical supports in the center of what look to be 8 foot shelving on the left side.  Since my shelves will be 8' long, can I just put supports on the two sides, as in your plans?  Thanks.
    By CenCOast_DYI, on February 12, 2020

  • Awesome concept here! I'd LOVE to see this modified for a sewing/craft room/office!!!!
    By user_howe_1613808, on September 9, 2020 (edited)
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  • I like the whole setup that you have. Just moved into our house and have a 20x20 garage and was wondering how I was going to set it up. Now I know. Thanks.
    By Marden64, on January 14, 2018

  • Could someone post the dimensions of the in/out feed cart and the miter saw cart? Are they both 48" wide?
    By potomacbuilder, on May 1, 2018
    • Hi @potomacbuilder! The in-feed-out-feed cart dimensions are 36 x 24 x 40. The miter saw cart dimensions are 36 x 24 x 48. Hope this is helpful! 
      By RYOBI NATION, on May 1, 2018
    • thanks. In the video though the in/out cart is definitely wider than the miter saw cart. Optical illusion??
      By potomacbuilder, on May 1, 2018
    • I noticed that too. Maybe the miter saw cart is 40" wide and the others are 48". Thinking more about it, all the carts could be anything up to 48" in width. Might as well make them 48" wide and have less waste.

      I hope to make the carts in the next few weeks! It'll help organize the war zone that is my garage.
      By dallusglockin, on August 22, 2019 (edited)

  • Hi, I started building this today.  I assembled the outer frame and it is not overly sturdy.  I did it with 16 1-1/4" course thread pocket hole screws in the location from the plans.  Before I invest too much more time and money I was hoping to find out if this is expected?  Will adding the interior pieces and the 1/4" plywood to the back truly make this fully stable?  I planned on building the Miter saw cart next, but I would not put a miter saw on this one as it is now.

    Thanks
    By toolsinga, on July 1, 2018
    • Hi! We did not have issues at all with it being sturdy. Did you go ahead and add the other interior pieces? That should make it more sturdy. 
      By RYOBI NATION, on July 17, 2018

  • Do I need to build the miter saw cart first in order to get the correct height for the in and out carts? I’m planning on purchasing the Ryobi 12” sliding miter saw to put on the cart.
    By Gerryyo, on August 26, 2018
    • No, you do not. Click "view project PDF" and it will give step by step instructions for the in-feed out-feed cart.
      By RYOBI NATION, on August 29, 2018
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