The Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen has something along these lines (revision of an old layout, so it's not exactly to scale or 100% accurate):
The card catalogs are used for small parts -- picked them up at the UC Davis surplus store. Forks are stored under the truing table area; wheels are hung from the rafters.
And some video of our shop in action last April
OK, I'll stop posting stuff now.
On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Rich Points
> We also have some shots from around the shop in a facebook album.
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Rich Points
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Here is a quite walk through at Community Cycles from a couple of
>> months ago. You can see our work 5 work stations at around 50
>> Not the best quality but it should give a decent overview of our shop.
>> On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:04 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org
>> <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Glad to see Sopo expand. I visited at the old location.
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>>> From: "Bobby Brown" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> To: "The Think Tank" <email@example.com>
>>> Subject: [TheThinkTank] Floor plan/shop layout
>>> Date: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 13:38
>>> Hey Jeff,
>>> Sopo bikes moved to a new space back in the Spring and attached is a layout
>>> one of our volunteers designed as a plan for our shop, each grid square is
>>> 1'x1'. Our old shop was 300-400sq ft internal with most repairs happening
>>> outside in a parking lot with bikes hanging from Park Tool mobile stands.
>>> The new location is ~1100sq ft just for us with a 300sq ft bike
>>> shop/boutique attached to the front.
>>> We share our location with a local boutique bike shop, Woodward Cyclery so
>>> the red space on the attached layout is where their display room is and our
>>> shop is set up around the back 3/4 of the space. For your purposes, you
>>> could consider their location to be about the size of a suitable lounge with
>>> office space.
>>> We are lacking a little in storage but have put programs in place to keep
>>> donation bikes moving in and out of our shop rather than stockpile and
>>> gather dust. 15-20 bikes is about the max that we can store without getting
>>> The new shop has 4 repair booths with 8 repair stands; each booth shares a
>>> set of common bike tools. We have a tube patching station so that those
>>> repairs will not take up an entire stand as well as a wall for hub
>>> maintenance with cone wrenches, freewheel tools, chain whips, axle vice,
>>> bench vice, etc. Having moved from a shop with a shared wall of tools and
>>> several repair stands farther away, the repair times are much quicker and
>>> easier with the new approach of having several shared walls of tools. You
>>> have the tools for 90% of repair jobs within 4-5ft of your bike so our
>>> volunteers and patrons are able to focus their time on fixing their bike
>>> rather than searching for tools. The truing stands are also on top of
>>> storage cabinets where we keep assorted construction materials, tools, event
>>> supplies, etc.
>>> Shortly after building out the new space we had a Google Tour created so you
>>> can click through the link below for a virtual tour of our new space. We
>>> were really lucky to have a couple local photographers come out and do this
>>> pro bono.
>>> Hope this helps!
>>> On Sun, Dec 9, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Jeff Neven <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Hi bike collectives,
>>>> We are moving again into a larger and more unique space and we are trying
>>>> to figure out layout.
>>>> I am curious if others have floor plans or shop layout drawings. We are
>>>> trying to figure out how to include display space, repair space (6 - 8
>>>> stands), lounge/hang-out space for building community, office, and the usual
>>>> crazy amount of storage needed for donated bikes and new & used parts. I am
>>>> really interested in ratios of how much space you allocate for each of these
>>>> If you have drawings, I would love to see them to get us dreaming.
>>>> Anybody included a coffee shop, book store or other third space? If so,
>>>> how is that working with a bike collective?
>>>> Jeff Neven
>>>> New Hope Community Bikes
>>>> Hamilton, Ontario
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>>> Sopo Bicycle Cooperative
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>> Rich Points
>> Executive Director
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> Rich Points
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