|Project by yuridichesky||posted 01-31-2015 02:00 PM||6022 views||54 times favorited||43 comments|
Wanna share to fellow LJ-ers my latest shop-related project – drill bits organizer.
The idea was to store as many drill bits in one place as I can, sort them out depending on type and size, and put them where I can reach them easily.
Here’s final result – small 5 drawer chest full of iron:
(The lighter can give some ideas about chest’s size.)
Drawers from top to bottom:
And some building-of pictures for those who like myself wouldn’t mind watching work in progress.
It all started with planning pine boards to thickness. Good workout, lots of shavings and very nice smell. What’s not to like?! :-)
I have to say though these were not my best dovetails but definitely the quickest ones thanks to David Barron’s magnetic dovetail guide:
No fancy joinery for the drawers – simple grooves enforced with small bamboo dowels and plywood bottom just glued in:
Here’s how drawers sit in the chest:
The pulls for the drawers are shop-made from the nails using propane torch, hack saw and the hammer.
One more picture before stuffing and putting away from the benchtop:
And here it is all packed up and ready for use:
Thank you for looking!
-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)