Brush's/Pencil's/Scrappers quick grab organizer

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Project by Ken90712 posted 11-29-2009 10:04 PM 2651 views 21 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Organizer for those quick items I seem to be always grabbing for. Threw this together with a piece of scrap plywood painted black and using scrap PVC 1 1/2 cut a 45* then screwed in. Used rolled up paper towels stuffed in tubes to adjust the height. I have pencils, scrappers, acid brushes, Q tips, Set of tweezers & 2 inch cheap HF brushes for glue and stains.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 11-29-2009 10:08 PM

Now this is COOL! It sure beats that Cool Whip tub screwed to my work bench!


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#2 posted 11-29-2009 11:07 PM

I took a piece of 4 in pine thats about 11 in long and screwed it to the back of my bench and then I drilled holes in it so I could hold drill bits or pencils in it

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#3 posted 11-29-2009 11:28 PM

Cool idea Ken!!

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their

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#4 posted 11-30-2009 04:01 AM


Nice idea. A person could make and use this for little things. Pencils punches chisels whatever great work.


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#5 posted 11-30-2009 04:27 AM

Nice work, Ken!

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#6 posted 11-30-2009 04:31 AM

Nice idea thanks

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#7 posted 11-30-2009 04:26 PM

well isn’t that brilliant!!!

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#8 posted 06-25-2010 05:21 PM

how did you attach the pvc to the plywood? you mentioned screws, but i don’t see how
very good idea !!!

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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#9 posted 06-26-2010 05:48 PM

The bottom of the Pvc. I pre-drilled them then screwed them into the plywood base. I used gray drywall screws and hit them with blak paint. It crude but effective.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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