Drill Caddy / Charging Station

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Project by JoeMags posted 03-01-2011 03:58 AM 3377 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone,

I haven’t been in the shop for a very long time. Got busy with other things around the house last fall and then the winter hit and I went into hibernation. Well, the weather has turned and I got back in there this week. And what does any self respecting LumberJock make after a long absence from the shop? Something FOR the shop of course! Nothing fancy here, just some birch ply that I had around and a crazy amount of pocket screws. Boy are those things addicting :-) I’m thinking of adding a shallow tray on top right between the charger cradle and the drill as a place where I could keep a few driver bits handy. I plan on lagging this to the wall in a handy spot above the bench. Anyway, thanks for looking and take care,

Joe Mags

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#1 posted 03-01-2011 04:07 AM

That’s a nice looking cabinet. Well done. I agree with adding a tray for the miscellaneous stuff, but I’d think about making it a removable tray. It might be handy to be able to carry that tray to the work area.

In any case, again, very nicely done!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#2 posted 03-01-2011 04:08 AM

Nice I havent seen one quite like this. I need to make one my self but im not sure how I going to approach it, but Im thinking about incorporating it in to my French Cleat System. Thanks for sharing!

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#3 posted 03-01-2011 05:18 AM

Nice, functional cabinet. Good setup. On my “to do” list. Gotta love those pocket screws! Thanks for posting.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 03-01-2011 12:28 PM

Well done.

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

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#5 posted 03-01-2011 03:35 PM

Nice ingenuity, well done. Good and functional, thanks for the post

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#6 posted 03-01-2011 04:21 PM

nice job. simple & functional

thanks for the post

-- >> my shop teacher used to say "do the best at everything you make for your mom because you're going to see it for the rest of your life!" <<

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#7 posted 03-01-2011 06:40 PM

Thanks everyone, I really appreciate it. I like little projects like this because they give you practice and more ideas.

Hey Gary, we’re practically neighbors. I’m in Conway.

Thanks again everyone.

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#8 posted 03-24-2011 05:35 AM

Great idea! I have about 4 drills hanging around a bench that could use a good cleanup like you’ve shown. Thanks for the idea!

-- If you lend someone $20 and never see that person again, it was probably a wise investment.

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