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Project by Marcalo posted 10-14-2010 06:43 AM 4740 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s kind of a combination of ideas found from the web. The major difference for me was the angle of tilt 60 degrees. I did this so that it would’nt protrude too far from the wall. Made from left over plywood scraps and some doweling.





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Rick Dennington

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#1 posted 10-14-2010 06:58 AM

Greetings Marcalo, Yours look like mine I made about 10 years ago…pretty close, huh?

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#2 posted 10-14-2010 08:28 AM

Yeah it is close I like it. This is a good example of what I was talking about with the 60 degree angle to have it not stick too far from the wall. Yours seems to be at a 45. Nothing wrong with that I just don’t have too much space. Thanks for the comment!

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Kent Shepherd

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#3 posted 10-14-2010 03:43 PM

Nice blade rack

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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Rick Dennington

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#4 posted 10-14-2010 08:21 PM

Greetings Marcalo: Yea, you’re right…..I cut my angles at 45 degrees, but after seeing yours, I wish now that I had done mine at 60 degrees….makes it snugger to the wall like you said…But my shop is fairly large, so I don’t even pay any attention to it…..Goos job on yours….. Oh… and thanks for the comment on my shop. much appreciated.

-- " I started with nothing, and I've still got most of it left".......

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#5 posted 10-14-2010 08:25 PM

Looks like a great idea.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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lew

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#6 posted 10-15-2010 03:38 AM

Ditto what Rick said!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 10-15-2010 05:20 PM

Nice job.
Makes selecting just the dado blades and shims you need to get a particular width easier then digging through my dado case.
That’ll have to be my next plywood scrap project.
I like the angle on yours too.
Thanks.

PS: Welcome aboard.

-- Having fun...Eric

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dbhost

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#8 posted 10-15-2010 09:14 PM

Okay where on earth is my previous comment on this?

Your blade rack is top notch man. I have got to make one of those ASAP… About the only things I would change is to provide some place to keep the blade wrenches, and maybe the dado, standard, and ZCTPs… Just thinking out loud as it were though…

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Marcalo

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#9 posted 10-15-2010 09:26 PM

Totally agree there is room for adding all those things but for me I don’t need it with the storage solutions I already have in place. For example my blade wrenches are attached to my table saw by factory design. Thanks for the compliments they’re awesome!

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#10 posted 12-14-2011 10:08 PM

I just received some blades and will be making one of these to put them in. Cool Idea and I like the slant -since I dont have a lot of space either.

-- Michael TX, Not even my wife understands my sense of humor.

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Marcalo

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#11 posted 12-14-2011 11:34 PM

Thanks Michael. One thing I will add is that I wish I’d made room for more blades seems that my collection keeps growing… sigh… guess I could just make another…

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#12 posted 03-13-2012 02:48 AM

Nice storage rack!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Marcalo

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#13 posted 03-13-2012 03:35 AM

Thanks! Does the job!

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