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Scroll Saw Blade Storage

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Project by mfwoodshop posted 11-15-2015 04:15 PM 841 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As you may know I just got a new scroll saw recently. I had this fear that I would loose the blades for the machine. After doing some research on blades themselves. I found out there is more then 2 sizes. I really had no idea there was that many sizes and types. Being fairly new at this hobby. I purchased a intro blade kit from Flying Dutchman. The kit came with 12 blades of 7 different sizes. At this point I needed a way to store the blade keep them sorted and easily reachable. The best solution for shop projects is scrap or pallet wood. I used a pallet I found at work. Come to find out under all the dirt and grime it was hickory.

Blog: https://www.mfwoodshop.com/2015/11/scroll-saw-blade-storage/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-b4ZomLtszc

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distrbd

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#1 posted 11-15-2015 08:54 PM

Great storage idea, I have a similar thing in my shop but I cut out the labels from the actual blade packages and put them inside the test tubes, yours is neater.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#2 posted 11-16-2015 12:49 AM

nice scroll saw stand

-- father son woodworks

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#3 posted 11-16-2015 03:21 PM

Test tubes are the best way to go, looks similar to the one i built a while back, nice job
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WoodNSawdust

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#4 posted 11-16-2015 04:01 PM

Good idea.

I have been wanting to make something similar for a while. I have started buying blades in a gross (144 blades). How many blades would fit into one of the tubes?

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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