Router Bit Storage

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Project by GarageWoodworks posted 11-26-2014 10:09 PM 2404 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and made an adjustable router bit storage system. The adjustable holders (carriages) allow for a wide variety of router bit diameters. A key slides into a groove in the back rail which prevents tipping.

I posted the video here already, but if you missed it, you can see it here. (Part 1 and Part 2)

The SketchUp file is available here

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#1 posted 11-26-2014 10:34 PM

Just watched these videos. Well done. Nice build. Enjoyed them Thx for the effort.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 11-26-2014 11:19 PM

Nice work. Another practical solution.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 11-27-2014 06:11 AM

It looks great. I think if I were to make something like this, I would make each bit holder be removable and able to sit flat and stable on a flat surface. I don’t have quite the discipline or attention span to remember to go put things back where they go if it means taking my eyes off the thing I’m working on. If the bit holders could be carried around, I would instinctively place a bit I just took out of the router back into the holder rather than leaving it lying somewhere.

-- Woodworking from an engineer's perspective

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#4 posted 11-27-2014 11:10 AM

I think it would be nice in the front or side edge was MACHINED by the BIT stuck in the hole of the piece of wood

-- Rich

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#5 posted 11-27-2014 01:15 PM

Just watched the vids. Nice. A cold beer is always welcomed at glue-up time. :-)

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#6 posted 11-27-2014 08:19 PM

Very nice and elegant solution. Thanks for the great videos as well, they were really well done.

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#7 posted 11-28-2014 04:31 AM

Very nice indeed! Well done! Thanks for Posting.


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#8 posted 11-29-2014 04:13 AM

Cool build. I may try something such as what you have. My 80-90 bits are in three locations.

-- Duckster, Texas. {Any day of fishing, Beats a good day at work.} Wash your feet and love Jesus

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