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Project by need2boat posted 1056 days ago 1686 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I guess you could say this is another installment in tills for the space challenged shop. ;-)

I got the idea from a picture I found in a magazine shops, could have been fine woodworking. I had planed to put another shelf below it to hold my card scraper sharping jigs but decided to change the location to a small spot by the door and changed it up. It will hold 9 scrapers or thin things and 4 tools that will fit in the 3/8 holes. One hole is blocked in this location but figured I’d add the 4th hole anyway.

For the picture I used a marking gauge but I’ll most likely use 2 drawboard tools one the top and my burnisher on the bottom. The wood is cheery, I recently bought some old rough cut a local guy found in his bard when cleaning it out. The boards were all cupped good but I’m finding if I split them I can still get 3/4 out of most if it.

The size is a little 13” X 2.5 deep and 6.5 wide at the bottom. The two rails are inset 2.5 inches. The slots are cut at 45 but I think you could get away with 30 if you had the space.

thanks

Joe

-- Second Chance Saw Works http://www.secondchancesawworks.com Blog: Positive Rake http://www.positiverake.com





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Bertha

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#1 posted 1056 days ago

I really like this idea. Burnisher close at hand and plenty of growing room. I may steal it for my till.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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cajuncypress

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#2 posted 1056 days ago

This may be a cliche’, but “Why didn’t I think of that?!”. Great idea. I’ll have to make one this week.

-- A.K.A. The Wood Ninja (Silent but Dusty)

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jayman7

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#3 posted 1056 days ago

Thanks for idea!! I do believe I will build one of those this week!

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mafe

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#4 posted 1056 days ago

Fine little addition to the shop.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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need2boat

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#5 posted 1056 days ago

I agree it’s nice to have them at hand but I’m currently reading “anarchist’s tool chest” and feel like I’m moving in the opposite direction. ;-) I like the idea of putting everything in one chest but I just don’t think it would work with the size and layout of my shop.

Joe

-- Second Chance Saw Works http://www.secondchancesawworks.com Blog: Positive Rake http://www.positiverake.com

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mafe

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#6 posted 1056 days ago

Joe I think we are many who feel like that…

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Dennisgrosen

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#7 posted 1056 days ago

Mads yours is one big chest of treasurreĀ“s ….. calling it a shop ….. is bending the truth a little …. LOL

but even in a chest everything need its own place
thankĀ“s for sharing Joe :-)

Dennis

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mafe

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#8 posted 1055 days ago

Laugh Dennis.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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ajosephg

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#9 posted 1055 days ago

Certainly beats the pocket protector like thingy I keep mine in.

-- Joe

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nobuckle

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#10 posted 1055 days ago

Cool! I may use your design as I accumulate more card scrapers.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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RexMcKinnon

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#11 posted 1053 days ago

Simple but effective.

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

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Dave Dufour

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#12 posted 551 days ago

Thanks for idea!! I do believe I will build one too.

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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JoeinGa

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#13 posted 551 days ago

Nice till. But mostly I wanted to saw Wow, You used copper for your airlines? I’m impressed! Nice job!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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need2boat

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#14 posted 551 days ago

Hey Joein,

My shop is really small and routing the airline was a bit tricky. I looked at PVC and black pipe but copper in the end even with the extra cost was the best. Mind you I did the entire shop with less then three 10 foot pieces plus fitting.

I think I did a blog post on it.

Joe

-- Second Chance Saw Works http://www.secondchancesawworks.com Blog: Positive Rake http://www.positiverake.com

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