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Project by Ken Reighard posted 02-27-2017 02:40 AM 1316 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I took some scrap plywood and rare earth magnets to make a magnetic tray for drill bits storage. The tray was 11 inches deep to fit in my cabinet. Quick tip, always use twice as many magnets as you think you need.

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-- - Ken Reighard





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 02-27-2017 03:56 AM

nice work looks like a good project!

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#2 posted 02-27-2017 05:51 AM

Good tip and idea for magnets, but why you realy need magnets?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 02-27-2017 07:28 AM

So, I think you are saying the magnets keep the bits from leaping out of the tray pockets.
Yep?

-- Jim, Houston, TX

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Mike Merzke

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#4 posted 02-27-2017 05:43 PM

What a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

-- Mike Merzke, https://www.merzkecustomwoodworking.com

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