Shop floor

Submitted by rw on 3/31/06 at 9:40 PM. ( )

What makes a good coovering to stand on the cement all day
and while moving around the shop from stationto station?

Old knees get to bothering. Ideas?

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Rubber Mat

This response submitted by Frank E Sekula on 3/31/06 at 9:56 PM. ( )

RW, I have problems with a broken ankle with 2 plates and 11 screws and I would not be with out the rubber foam mat's that I bought at BJ Wholeslae Club a few years ago. It came with I belive 6 squares each 2 foot square. I have only used 2 of them for 2 years plus and they still look like the day I bought them for around $15.00. They are a big help and I think they will help you also.

It's the shoes!

This response submitted by Ruth Wolfbauer on 3/31/06 at 10:01 PM. ( )

I am on my feet all day, sometimes 12 hour shifts. I found a brand of shoes that does wonders. Go to and find the nearest store to you. You would be looking at about $200 a pair, but WORTH every penny!

A drafting chair

This response submitted by Mr.T on 4/1/06 at 9:48 AM. ( )

A good drafting chair that is adjustable in height, swivels, and rolls on wheels. I set down when ever my bulging disk starts talking. If I stand to long, that chair is my friend. The drafting style chairs will rise to a tall height, built for long sets, and are very comfortable with a footrest ring on the bottom. I rotate the form on the stand and do all the sewing setting down. Stay away from the cheap seats, even when at the ballpark.

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