LumberJocks

Tool Rack

  • Advertise with us
Project by RustedRain posted 05-11-2015 11:44 AM 1958 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this tool rack to keep most of my hand tools organized and close to my bench. The maple slats are about 2” wide by 3/4” thick with 3/4” space between them. The tool holders simply friction fit between the slats, and I used my shoulder plane to fine tune the fit. Also, in a fit of OCD, all the square head mounting screws were clocked.

-- RR





6 comments so far

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

31105 posts in 2867 days


#1 posted 05-11-2015 12:13 PM

I have seen these racks in retail stores of various sorts but I’ve never seen one in a shop. Come to think about it, however, it could be a real nice way to go. It’s very attractive and versatile. Congratulations and nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View ChrisK's profile

ChrisK

1964 posts in 3082 days


#2 posted 05-11-2015 12:20 PM

Very good looking, great workmanship.

-- Chris K

View hotbyte's profile

hotbyte

991 posts in 2976 days


#3 posted 05-11-2015 01:48 PM

Nice! I really like the holder for the pliers…they are always a pain to store/hang.

View thechipcarver's profile

thechipcarver

216 posts in 1578 days


#4 posted 05-11-2015 02:37 PM

That cool, I need something like that to get organized.

-- While teaching a class, a gentlemen once asked me: "When chip carving an intricate design, what do you do when you are almost finished and the wood breaks off?" I replied "Cover the kids ears."

View bobasaurus's profile (online now)

bobasaurus

3452 posts in 3184 days


#5 posted 05-11-2015 09:13 PM

Those fits of OCD are tough to resist. Very nice tool rack, the friction fit design is clever.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

View Reginald's profile

Reginald

20 posts in 2519 days


#6 posted 03-07-2016 01:15 PM

Great looking rack-did you cut dados in the bottom of each tool holder so it would fit over the lower slat or is it simply a block of wood that slides between the upper and lower slag and is ” squeezed ” in place by them?

-- Reginald

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com