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    if you have a cnc mill to do it...I sure couldent do it by hand..but it sure looks great to mee. I suppose you could also use door hindges to do it.. I give it 3 thumbs up!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marksbug View Post
    if you have a cnc mill to do it...I sure couldent do it by hand..but it sure looks great to mee. I suppose you could also use door hindges to do it.. I give it 3 thumbs up!!!
    Why would a CNC mill be needed? It looks like to me some steel steps, some nice 3/16 angle, and some weld on hinges would make it. The angles for everything throws me off though. I've seriously been looking into this. More research to come.

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    unless there all pretty darn close it's gonna be kinda wonkey,some loaded more than others, some pushing some pushing.yes a "loose" version could be done kinda eazely, but....oh never mind. I reckon a set up jig could be made and persise mesurements&location and stops it wouldent be that bad. but for me....I would have to do it a tad different.like...make a bigger shop...add a elevator/lift..or ladder like attic ladder juts a bit more beefy. or possiably 2 aluminum ladders with some links&steps to fold up. I do like this one hear,I wonder who make them or how much $$ they are.probably made is switzerland....and expensive.but dam good quality.

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    Upon further thought, that folding stair would take up a lot of valuable wall space in a shop. I think a swing down stairway would work better for me.

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    Damn that floor is squeeky.

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    It is cool how the door sections fold away from the wall toward the camera. Not so sure OSHA would approve them for a fire exit ;-)
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    It's footprint is a bit scarey, eye height, for some I know when it is folding into the room but I like the whole concept. Pretty cool.

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    Some good finger crush points in that mechanism

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    Quote Originally Posted by 12bolts View Post
    Some good finger crush points in that mechanism
    Fingers, feet, arms, legs, head. It starting to sound like a Mafia torture and killing device.


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