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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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#1 posted 10-14-2010 06:58 AM
Yours look like mine I made about 10 years ago…pretty close, huh?
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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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#3 posted 10-14-2010 03:43 PM
Nice blade rack
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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.
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#5 posted 10-14-2010 08:25 PM
Looks like a great idea.
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#6 posted 10-15-2010 03:38 AM
Ditto what Rick said!
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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.
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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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#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.
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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!
#13 posted 03-13-2012 03:35 AM
Thanks! Does the job!
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