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Project by BenchDawg posted 06-07-2011 08:16 PM 2093 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After larger projects, I like to take some of the scraps and make functional pieces for around the woodshop.

After making my workbench, I had some left over plywood. I paired it a few scraps of cedar and made tool tray so I keep some of my most frequently used tools close at hand.

I recently got a Worksharp 3000, so to keep the it, and all the wheels and stuff contained I threw together this caddy that I bolted the device to.

I also have a bench grinder and a small light duty vice that I really did not want to bolt into a dedicated space, so I built some platforms for each that each tool bolts to. They can be brought into play by clamping them in my bench vice when needed.





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bigike

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#1 posted 06-07-2011 08:22 PM

very neat ideas I like the grinder mt most of all cuz it has built in tool rests and is very easy to set up and take down.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Kenns

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#2 posted 06-07-2011 09:25 PM

These are all good ideas. I have the identical problems with the same items…...mind if I steal some of these designs? Lord knows that I certainly have enough scraps laying here, there, and everywhere.

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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BenchDawg

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#3 posted 06-07-2011 09:30 PM

Kenns,

Have at ‘em!

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RexMcKinnon

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#4 posted 06-07-2011 09:52 PM

Maybe came from scrap but they don’t look like scrap.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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NaFianna

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#5 posted 06-07-2011 10:30 PM

Love the idea with the vice – I am going to use that if I may.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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