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Project by Bricofleur posted 1591 days ago 3082 views 7 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is more a tip than a project but it can save your router bits, your temper and perhaps your day. How many times while using several router bits on a particular job I was affraid that one of them could roll over, fall on the concrete floor and get chipped or ruined.

To prevent such sorrow I added behind my router table fence a small block of wood (1”X2”X6”) to hold few router bits. Using double-sided tape was the easiest way.

Since this nest is so handy, I will never leave anymore a router bit alone flat on the router table. A similar support is also useful when dropped on any flat work surfaces to prevent such drama.

I added this tip with others on my website

Think twice !!!

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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BreakingBoardom

615 posts in 1715 days


#1 posted 1591 days ago

Very smart. Nice tip. Thanks.

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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Bricofleur

1133 posts in 1827 days


#2 posted 1591 days ago

Maluco,

Yes, rare-earth magnets are great in the shop. I use them often as well on metal surfaces. Thanks for mentioning since each and every one would get befefits from using such magnets. I never thought of using them on my router table since it’s made out of MDF and magnets don’t stick to it… yet.

Best,

Serge

http://www.atelierdubricoleur.spaces.live.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Bob Kollman

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#3 posted 1589 days ago

Nice little holder….But are you really really sure you’ll
“never leave a router bit laying on the table????” :)

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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