Rubber ball saw till

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Project by PPK posted 07-20-2017 01:29 AM 846 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As some others have done, I made myself a saw till of sorts using scrap wood and some bouncy balls. I had some white paint out for a different project that I made, so said what the heck and threw on some white paint. Not that it matters, but now it matches pretty decent with my (dirty) white shop walls. I neglected to take a picture of the inner workings, but the concept is that there’s a wedge in each slot, and as the saw is slid down, the saw blade is wedged between the side of the slot and the rubber ball. It works really slick. Fits a dozen saws.

No, I don’t use that mini red plastic hacksaw… Its in there to demonstrate that you can hang thin blade saws too, such as coping or hack saws.

-- Pete

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#1 posted 07-20-2017 01:53 AM

Great idea. Thanks for sharing it. My saws are just hanging on some nails. I really should make one too.

-- Woodify ~~

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#2 posted 07-20-2017 03:52 PM

This will make a nice addition to your shop. Nice work.

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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#3 posted 07-20-2017 11:06 PM

Well I’ll be….............It really does use rubber balls! That is a very clever idea!

-- Chem, Central California

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