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Sheet mover

Post by SeanP » Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:52 pm

Just thought I would share how I move sheets around the shop, it seems to work well for me, I can move a 3mm 8'x 4' around with ease.
I cut down the base plate on the sack truck to 1'' wide and added the frame with a piece of wood across for grip.

Link to video here
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Re: Sheet mover

Post by acourtjester » Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:31 pm

You smarter then the average bear thanks for sharing
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Re: Sheet mover

Post by HammerDownJustin » Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:33 pm

Nice idea for sure
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Re: Sheet mover

Post by Scratch » Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:56 pm

Good idea. What's the thickest you dare to move with that setup in a 4x8 sheet?
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Post by SeanP » Wed Mar 12, 2014 1:00 pm

Scratch wrote:Good idea. What's the thickest you dare to move with that setup in a 4x8 sheet?
Um probably around 5mm to be honest.
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Re: Sheet mover

Post by beefy » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:37 pm

Thanks for that Sean,

sometimes the simplest ideas are the hardest to think of. I'm useless at thinking of simple solutions.

I can't use that idea at present because I load my table end on, no access anywhere else, but that trolley idea can be applied to just about anything, good one.

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Re: Sheet mover

Post by SeanP » Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:44 pm

Just thought I would add to this,,,the next step after the sack truck mod,,,,it's taken me a while to think how to do it but think it will do the trick, loaded 3 x 3mm sheets together (8' x 4') and it passed.

Video here will explain all :P

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Post by gwt181 » Wed Feb 11, 2015 6:01 pm

Very Nice

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Post by acourtjester » Wed Feb 11, 2015 8:01 pm

That deserves at least 2 thumbs up you short changed yourself in the video.
I can see then showing up in a lot of one man shops thanks
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Re: Sheet mover

Post by hanix » Wed Feb 18, 2015 9:35 am

This is absolutely great idea I haw to make something like this.
Well done. Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Sheet mover

Post by RAYZORcut » Fri Feb 17, 2023 5:47 pm

SeanP wrote:
Sat Mar 08, 2014 2:52 pm
Just thought I would share how I move sheets around the shop, it seems to work well for me, I can move a 3mm 8'x 4' around with ease.
I cut down the base plate on the sack truck to 1'' wide and added the frame with a piece of wood across for grip.

Link to video here
Hi Sean the links are not working for the 2 videos for this any chance you have the vids or maybe some pics?
Cheers!

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Re: Sheet mover

Post by adbuch » Tue Feb 21, 2023 8:12 pm

I just saw this. I like the process! Thanks for posting it back when you did.
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Re: Sheet mover

Post by RAYZORcut » Fri Feb 24, 2023 10:30 am

This is a great idea but my table has the gear tracks on top not on the sides, I don't think this will work with my set up. Thanks for posting the pics.

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Re: Sheet mover

Post by SegoMan DeSigns » Fri Feb 24, 2023 12:49 pm

This is what I use until I get the new shop edition with overhead gantry done:

10K Forklift W/10' sheet

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Re: Sheet mover

Post by RAYZORcut » Fri Feb 24, 2023 1:38 pm

lol. When you get the new shop and over head send the fork up here.

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Re: Sheet mover

Post by tnbndr » Mon Feb 27, 2023 10:23 am

This is a great idea but my table has the gear tracks on top not on the sides, I don't think this will work with my set up
I think I have posted this before but here it is again. I built this so that I could end load 4x8 sheets by myself.

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Re: Sheet mover

Post by RAYZORcut » Mon Feb 27, 2023 4:04 pm

tnbndr wrote:
Mon Feb 27, 2023 10:23 am
This is a great idea but my table has the gear tracks on top not on the sides, I don't think this will work with my set up
I think I have posted this before but here it is again. I built this so that I could end load 4x8 sheets by myself.

Great Idea!! Thanks for the vid!!

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