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Show us your hobby workbench

Discussion in 'Members Lounge' started by ThermalRunaway, Aug 30, 2005.

  1. ThermalRunaway

    ThermalRunaway New Member

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    Are you an electronics hobbyist? Do you design/build your own projects in your spare time? Do you have your own little workbench?

    If so, show us your workbench!

    I've converted my garage into a little workshop. It's nothing special, I've left the garage standard (so that it's easily converted back if I move) and just setup a few work surfaces there. I've also put in an isolated mains supply in addition to raw mains.

    Take a look.
     

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  2. Jay.slovak

    Jay.slovak Active Member

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    I still don't have satifactional place where I can build my stuff, sometimes I work in my Mom's kitchen, sometimes elsewhere Grr. And my room is so small...
     
  3. ThermalRunaway

    ThermalRunaway New Member

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    I used to have that problem when living at home. I used to dangle a 4-way extension block into the dining room and build some stuff there. I used to hate that. My parent's hated it too, especially the time I dropped my soldering iron and burnt the carpet.

    When I looked at this house I've got now (it's my 1st house) the thing I REALLY loved about it was that the garage was built on to the house, so I can walk from my hallway into the garage. What a greak workshop that'd make, I thought, and promptly bought the house hehe

    Brian
     
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  5. Someone Electro

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    Your multimeter looks prety much the same as myne.i have an Velman DVM890
     
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    It's quite a cheap meter, but it does everything I need. If I was going to spend decent money on a meter, I'd get one of those ones that double-up as a portable scope.

    My pride and joy is my Tektronix DSO, I use that a lot. I've also got a logic-analyser which is out of shot.

    Brian
     
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    My work bench

    My work bench
     

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  8. Someone Electro

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    My multimeter was $45 And along whith the basic functions it can mesure capacitence,feqency and temperature (probe included).

    Its prety imresive for $45.I also got that yelow ruber stand whith it.(Its prety useful to have it stand up)
     
  9. Jay.slovak

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    Hey Berni, I wonder how Anthony's Shed would look like.
     
  10. Someone Electro

    Someone Electro New Member

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    If i had noting beter to do i might do an MSpaint sceth of what it thik it wod look like.But nah i shure have beter stuff to do.

    But what wod come out may be funy.

    btw:Im not so good whith photoshop and suff like that.
     
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    Here is mine:
     

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    Wow you have a lot of eqipment on your bench JimB
     
  13. ThermalRunaway

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    Wow look at all that equipment!

    Brian
     
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    Evrything but the kitchen sink. :lol:
     
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    He probably has the kitchen sink behind him, out of shot perhaps ;)

    Brian
     
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    Here's my humble bench, i got one whole side of our 4 car garage dedicated to me :lol:

    EDIT: look at my scope, i took the shot just as the beam was starting :lol:
     

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    4 car garage? Your garage is probably bigger than the footprint of my entire house!

    Brian
     
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    yup, i got lucky when my parents bought the house :lol:
     
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    Well, JimB's set-up has got to take some beating :shock:

    I don't have a permanent bench, I set up the gear I need at the time I want it and get made to pack it all away when the room is required for visitors :(
    NOTE that my gear is cheap but more than good enough for what I do
    (15MHz oscilloscope taking pride of place -- lots of OLD Thandar gear).
     

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  20. Jay.slovak

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    mechie, wow. You have more equipment then some firms and schools have :lol:
    I wish I had such things... (Osciloscope, Generator...) I am broke.
     
  21. Someone Electro

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    Yea equipment on equipment.

    I only have an multimeter
     

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