Quick and dirty ugly glue caddy because I needed it

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Project by Sandon posted 03-26-2017 11:12 PM 1832 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have an unheated shop in the Midwest glue freezes and gets ruined. I needed a quick and dirty carry all. found wood laying around the shop and threw this together I know we are supposed to post things that are works of art but this taught me about finger joints with construction grade plywood (not the best) and the need for routing with stop blocks.

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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 03-26-2017 11:26 PM

... I like it. I’ve been thinking of building one of these for the very brief winters here in Atlanta. But for some reason I can’t seem to part with my cardboard box. It’s funny how we get attached to stuff! Good job … and it is a work of art!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#2 posted 03-26-2017 11:47 PM

Quick, dirty and perfect. That is something I need to build just so it’s all in one place. Nice build!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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#3 posted 03-27-2017 01:47 AM

Jigs and things for our shops gets some of the best view numbers around here so keep it up me thinks.

-- Learn More About Making Wooden Models. An Index Of My Model making Blogs.

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#4 posted 03-27-2017 02:32 AM

Things change,,Wasn’t that long ago that a single can of glue was it. Thanks for the picture,,glue caddy is now on the list…..

-- PaGeorge

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#5 posted 03-27-2017 04:31 AM

I’m pretty sure that no rule exists concerning posting only projects that are artful and tasteful, else they would have rejected mine a long time ago.

As hti put it, this type of post often gets as much attention, or more, than other items posted.

Looks nice, and on my list of setups as well. Keep posting!

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#6 posted 03-27-2017 12:45 PM

Now I have to make one of those! I like it.

-- Marsha, Northeast Ohio

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#7 posted 03-27-2017 01:43 PM

Nice work! This is a great little organizer.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 03-27-2017 07:50 PM

Me too, this just got on my list of things to do. Good idea.

-- Petey

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Dan Krager

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#9 posted 03-28-2017 02:35 AM

Yup, cool beans. Especially like the variable partitions.


-- Dan Krager, Olney IL The more functions a device is required to perform, the less effectively it can perform any individual function.

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