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Project by Siegel_KenEvil posted 10-15-2010 01:36 PM 3990 views 19 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No measuring required. I set my kerfmaker so that each slot is 1/16 larger than it’s corresponding wrench shaft. The spaces between the slots were set by using the closed end of each wrench. From the side, you can see the V-dado going across the top.

Initially, the “V” angle was shallow but it didn’t work well. I increased the angle and it’s a lot better but my next one will have a straight dado.

-- Scott





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Gerald Miller

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#1 posted 10-15-2010 01:59 PM

I like it. I was going to use dowels to hang the wrenches. Your way leaves more room to write the wrench size on the wood.

-- Jerry Miller

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AaronK

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#2 posted 10-15-2010 02:54 PM

nice idea. could be used for chisels or pretty much any other straight shaft tool.

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DaddyZ

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#3 posted 10-15-2010 03:22 PM

Very Cool !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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olddutchman

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#4 posted 10-15-2010 04:21 PM

That’s a great idea! Never thought about something to hold them, but a nail, or a nut. Nice idea, and looks great to

-- Saved, and so grateful, consider who Created it ALL!!!

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ChrisinOttawa

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#5 posted 10-17-2010 05:37 PM

Should have done mine this way. I get annoyed every time I knock them off the dowels on mine. Just added 3/8th rare earth magnets for each wrench! Good stuff.

-- Chirs in Ottawa

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#6 posted 11-04-2010 06:45 PM

Great Idea

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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clieb91

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#7 posted 12-03-2010 10:42 PM

Just noticed this rack in the lazy susan post. Great idea, I may have to borrow it for my shop at work. Hoping to get some time this winter to reorganize.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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