Post a pic of your Electronics Bench

Discussion in 'DIY' started by spinroch, Jan 10, 2018 at 7:40 AM.

  1. merlynski

    merlynski Curmudgeon Electronicist Subscriber

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    AND you have an antistatic mat :thumbsup: :bigok: :king:
     
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  2. biscuithead

    biscuithead Me likes the eargasm retroplasm... Subscriber

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    OCD is a strange animal... My work bench looks like a grenade wrapped in 20 spools of solder was tossed at it, but I just put some tater-tots in the oven for my kids and my wife shook her head at my arrangement... They looked like little sailors, soldiers and rowlocks (uncle was a mason) in alternating rows.

    "What?" I say " if there is an even amount of space (+/- 1/8" tolerance ) between each tot, they are more evenly baked"...

    :crazy: and PROUD
     
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  3. arts

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    So,it's not just me,eh? Excellent.....

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  4. Alan0354

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    This is my work room, it's in the storage room but beats in the garage.

    Room arrangement.JPG

    Small parts bin in the room:

    Part bin.JPG

    Tube parts and excess capacitors etc. in the garage:

    Parts in garage.JPG


    Don't have a lot of equipment and don't have room for more equipment. Have to cycle test equipment depending on the work I do. I have the Quant Asylum analyzer ( like a spectrum analyzer) inside the draw to the left of the first picture to run THD test. It display on the laptop.
     
  5. spinroch

    spinroch Unspecified Life Form Subscriber

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    Alan0354: Love your shop!
     
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  6. Trojan4Life

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    Hi Alan- Haha, I use a wooden tv tray like that for my laptop. For not having much equipment, you have two rooms for it all. I moved all my stuff outside to the garage! Dan
     
  7. Alan0354

    Alan0354 Super Member

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    Hi dan

    That's one thing I don't want to, move to the garage. I rather have a very small place but at least inside the house.

    Big boss is not happy about it. But I really have no room in the garage either. Unlike a lot of people, we park both our cars in the garage. I have two heavy kicking bag hanging in the garage, I really don't have room either.
     
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  8. ConradH

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    My metal shop is in the garage. Grabbing the handles right now would be like Flick licking the flagpole.
     
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  9. Alan0354

    Alan0354 Super Member

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    Hi Guys,

    I hate to sound like I am advertising. I really like the 6 drawers that is in the picture. It is small, perfect for small stuffs. I have hand tools in the top drawer, then soldering tips, solder, anything to do with soldering in the second. I have my Quant Asylum distortion analyzer in the third, then one for crimper, metal cutter and other big tools. I still have the other ones uncommitted. It is useful in the sense it's small, it's almost like a big parts bin. It's not expensive also........You know, I born cheap, other than soldering irons, I am cheap on everything else. But I would not think twice to buy another one if there's a need for it.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00K95WD2O/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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  10. arts

    arts Super Member

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    Same here!! :rflmao:
     
  11. Trojan4Life

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    Hope you feel better soon!
     
  12. lokerola

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    Too funny! That might have to be my new signature "I look at the inside of a flashlight and I get perplexed."
     
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  13. Trojan4Life

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    I bought one of these for my garage so I could work in the winter:
    https://www.homedepot.com/p/Dyna-Glo-Delux-80K-BTU-Multi-Fuel-Portable-Heater-KFA80DGD/206189654

    You can buy one that connects to the LPG tank that you use on your backyard gas grille.

    Depending on how cold it was, I had to fire it up and wait 30 minutes or so. It would get toasty warm- for a little while.
     
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  14. MarZutra

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    LOL.. I wish I could say that I wasn't kidding.... I have a '50's black and white Philips television set that I'd like to get running again however techs around these parts are like unicorns or a real cyclops..... RARE... uggg
     
  15. lokerola

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    I'm with you. Half the time I'm on this forum I feel like I'm reading about turbo encabulators.

    The best video ever on complex engineering......

     
  16. spinroch

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    Maybe we need a new thread: "Understanding your Turbo-Encabulator"
     
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  17. spicer

    spicer Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a place where work gets done...
     
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  18. Ray Gianelli

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    :biggrin:
    I survived the 70's. I'm pretty evenly baked. :biggrin:
     
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  19. Ray Gianelli

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    This setup makes sense to me. I'm planning on extending my bench so I can place my test equipment on shelves like this.

    Thanks for posting this!
     
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  20. spinroch

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    Your Bench will never be big enough.
    No matter how I extend mine, I always need more!
     

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