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Project by DaveInMontana posted 03-09-2009 08:18 PM 7903 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I needed a good way to sort and store my new and used scrollsaw blades so this is what I came up with. I had some scrap butcher block counter top that I used for the base. It is nice and heavy so it is not prone to tipping. The tubes are PVC set in holes drilled with a forstner bit. I labeled the front row tubes with specific blade type. The row in back is the same blade type but has been used. The ‘new used’ are labeled on the left end.





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Homers

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#1 posted 03-09-2009 08:25 PM

I knew that old PVC would come in handy. Nice setup Dave.

-- Homers / Murphy, TX

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jeh412

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#2 posted 03-09-2009 08:31 PM

Nice setup. I built a similar holder using toothbrush holders found in a dollar store.

Blades from Mike’s Workshop? Best I’ve found!

-- John, co-owner Sawdust 'n Stitches

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isetegija

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#3 posted 03-09-2009 09:05 PM

Very handy , well done.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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Woodchuck1957

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#4 posted 03-09-2009 09:05 PM

I have some 1/2” X aproximately 9” clear plastic tubes if anyone is interested in them.

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Harv

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#5 posted 03-10-2009 04:35 PM

Very cool! I did something similar using containers that I got from the company that tests my blood. Great Job!

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wpreman

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#6 posted 03-10-2009 04:37 PM

Good idea! Thanks for posting.

-- Bill, Florida

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#7 posted 03-24-2009 07:19 AM

thanks for sharing

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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c_a_ss

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#8 posted 06-01-2009 03:14 AM

Great idea need one of these!!!

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KnotCurser

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#9 posted 01-29-2010 06:20 PM

What if the rack falls over?

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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DaveInMontana

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#10 posted 01-29-2010 08:42 PM

Knotcurser/Bob,

I considered your question and turned the holder on to its side. The knobs are 1” thick and will give sufficient side protection. If it falls from the shelf to the floor, that may be a different scenario.

Dave

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Chase

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#11 posted 03-08-2010 02:50 PM

beauty in simplicity, I love it!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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