Dont throw away your Frog Tape containers, repurpose them!

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Blog entry by ScottKaye posted 08-30-2013 02:12 PM 3686 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok. Time for me to give something back to the community as I have taken and taken and so far have not given back. I was up at a friends shop yesterday getting help with a project (thanks Jim!) when I brought out three old containers of Frog Tape each containing a different 5” grit of sanding disc for my ros. He thought it was a great idea, so I decided to post it here with pictures.

My workshop like so many of yours, is in my un-conditioned garage and its subject to all the humidty thats famous in the DC area. How many times have you reached for a sanding disc only to find it feeling more like wet pulp instead of a crisp sheet? By repurposing your Frog tape containers you can keep your discs crisp and dry ready to go when needed.

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#1 posted 08-30-2013 02:36 PM

Hey Scott, great post. I use my frog tape dispensers for the exact same thing. I got the inspiration from some sanding discs that I bought that came in cases that look just like the frog tape. Now I don’t have to pay extra for the containers.

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#2 posted 08-30-2013 02:36 PM

good idea, I keep all empty containers for screws, small parts, etc.

-- Smitty!!!

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#3 posted 08-30-2013 08:04 PM

Great idea! Thanks for sharing!

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#4 posted 08-31-2013 11:33 PM

Recycle, recycle, recycle.. Gr8 idea

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 01-19-2015 11:38 PM

Great tip, Scott.

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