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Project by EAGLE posted 11-25-2009 12:44 AM 4541 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Everyone,
its been awhile since my last project was posted
Since my shop is small (16’ x16’ Garage ) Space is important. So I came up with this little idea that has worked well for me and I thought I should use this item to jump back into the lumberjocks community. I cut the plastic covering the brush so that it can be used over and over, then I cut a slot up to the hanging hole creating a hanging hook effect. Add a 5 sided box to suit your brush size with a small rod running down the middle

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#1 posted 11-25-2009 12:50 AM

Now that is a clever idea that I may have to borrow. Thanks for posting it Eagle.

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#2 posted 11-25-2009 01:16 AM

very cool. I get tired of taking three off a nail just to reach the one I always need in the back. I think I might just try that. Thanks

-- Live by what you believe, not what they want you to believe.

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#3 posted 11-25-2009 02:52 AM

Super – guess what I’ll be doing tomorrow? Thanks

-- "The worst day fishing is better than the best day working!"

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#4 posted 11-25-2009 07:35 AM

Wonderful idea for storing brushes. I feel sad why this plan did not strike me earlier.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#5 posted 11-25-2009 01:01 PM

man that is a great idea for storing brushes..I think I’m going to put something like this in my tool trailer…great idea..thanks for sharing..

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#6 posted 11-25-2009 07:03 PM

Good idea. I just use long peg board hooks.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#7 posted 11-26-2009 12:55 AM

Good one Eagle.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 11-26-2009 07:20 AM

Great Idea… I would add a couple of things though… perhaps make it a little taller to handle more varieties of brushes, also I would add some sort of catch tray at the bottom.. we all know how these brushes like to drip…
Will have to build one of these next time I have some scraps laying around…
thanks for posting…

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#9 posted 11-26-2009 07:22 AM

good idea

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