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Project by Michael smith posted 02-26-2015 12:50 PM 3147 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My bite have been in a plastic container ( any which way ). I had to dig to get one. I have several drill indexes.
Some how they never get into the proper size holes ( burrs on shaft etc.) so I decided to make this one.
I took a 1” 1/4 PVC I had & cut it 5 1/2” 14 pieces. I took a 1”X3” and used a 1”1/2 forester bit drill all the holes & cut it in half. I use wood glue PVC to wood it holds really good.
I plan to put it in a draw but it is 26” long and does not fit. So I put a 35 deg. Angle & stood it up.
I know if it spills I’ll spend another half day sizing em up. I just put the smaller sizes I use most of the time. I will make one for the digger bits, the PVC will be longer $ and with better planning it will fit in the draw ( ha ha it say here).
I have a little plastic tray I put the used drills after use, at the end of the day I size them & put them up.
No plans just off the cuff idea.
Mike

-- Http://www.woodworkermike.com





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 02-26-2015 08:08 PM

Very neat solution! I need to do something like this for my mixed bits.

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#2 posted 02-27-2015 12:12 AM

beats sifting and sorting for 5 minutes every time – i’m making something similar!

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#3 posted 02-27-2015 01:30 AM

Great idea Mike,
Sure does save digging through a heap looking for that “Special” bit.
Thanks for sharing.
Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#4 posted 02-27-2015 01:37 AM

Thanks guys I enjoyed doing it
Mike

-- Http://www.woodworkermike.com

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#5 posted 02-27-2015 12:41 PM

cleaver idea Mike

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#6 posted 02-27-2015 08:53 PM

Looks like it will do the intended job very well.

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