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Project by Time2beupinAZ posted 12-03-2010 02:18 AM 2323 views 38 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is just a plain simple battery hold box I modified to hold extra AA & AAA batteries. I copied the plans from one of the wood magazines and made it just a bit bigger. I use a lot of batteries. I added the extra spaces for my rechargeable batteries but haven’t put them in yet. Thanks for looking and hope you enjoy.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....





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jackass

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#1 posted 12-03-2010 02:55 AM

You’ve just solved a big problem. Thankyou for posting this, I have the plexiglass, wood and batteries all over the place. Hope to get at it this weekend. I have saved it to favourites.
Jack

-- Jack Keefe Shediac NB Canada

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Eric_Somerville

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#2 posted 12-03-2010 03:49 AM

Added to favourites as well. Something I will build in the future.

-- EDS

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clieb91

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#3 posted 12-03-2010 05:00 AM

Looks like a very handy project. I have a small plastic one that never seems to hold enough and the 9v constantly fall out of it. I think I am going to be adding this to my favorites as well.

CtL

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

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Kerux

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#4 posted 12-03-2010 06:38 AM

That looks great. My father-in-law just showed me that in the Mag. He said he wanted to make one too.

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/

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lanwater

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#5 posted 12-03-2010 07:18 AM

I need to build one. My batteries are all in a drawer and are begging for better storage.

Thanks for posting.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 12-03-2010 11:48 AM

I saw this in a magazine as well and have been meaning to make one. Thanks for reminding me.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 12-03-2010 12:45 PM

Thank you!! Thank you!! Thank you!! I have been wondering what to do with the batteries that are always a mess. Why didn’t I think of that???? :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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wiswood2

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#8 posted 12-03-2010 03:12 PM

great idea.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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woodcrafter47

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#9 posted 12-03-2010 03:25 PM

I too said wow,I am going to make one of these ,We keep our batteries in a coffee can. and never know what we have in there. Thanks for posting this project.

-- In His service ,Richard

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DaddyZ

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#10 posted 12-03-2010 04:30 PM

Nice Idea, so simple yet very functional !!!

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

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Brit

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#11 posted 12-03-2010 05:52 PM

The simple ideas are always the best eh! I’ll be making one too. Thanks for posting it.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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PaBull

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#12 posted 12-06-2010 06:01 AM

I will copy your design, but don’t you have any problems s in that the batteries end up side ways?

Thanks for the post.

Pabull.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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JonJ

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#13 posted 12-21-2010 09:24 PM

I have been looking for this exact thing! I was wanting to build something like this, but not sure exactly how to go about it. We have a shoebox full of batteries that always seems to have tons of junk on top of it when you need a battery…THANK YOU!!!

-- Jon

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Jim

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#14 posted 12-30-2010 05:52 PM

Just found this today – Link to the plans

-- Artificial Intelligence is no match for Natural Stupidity….

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SwayzeeJon

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#15 posted 09-26-2012 01:16 AM

Very great and handy idea – thanks for sharing!

-- "Have you ever heard the phrase, 'Give a boy a video game and he'll play all day - teach a boy a video game and he'll play for life?' Me neither - take him fishin!" - Bill Dance

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