Charging Tray/Shelf

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Project by sIKE posted 2378 days ago 1819 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an original design. I got tired of the cords taking up to many plugs so cranked this out in under an hour. I am going to mount a small PS on the bottom of this shelf.


I got the Power Strip mounted under the shelf today and got the cables mostly organized. It worked out as well as I had hoped.

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#1 posted 2378 days ago

great idea…

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#2 posted 2378 days ago

Now there is an idea.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 2378 days ago

smart idea.

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#4 posted 2378 days ago

Good idea. It does get them out of the way. I, like a number of others, just relegate mine to a corner of the bench where they tie up bench space.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#5 posted 2378 days ago

Clever thing.

-- Jiri

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#6 posted 2377 days ago

The sides and the back are a bit taller than the front piece, it is made from red oak. I used my 2 3/8” forestner bit to drill a hole in the center about 1 1/2” form the back edge, then used my jig saw to cut that into a U shape to the back edge. I had to have a hole large enough to get the Dremmel charger though it.

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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#7 posted 2377 days ago

Great idea, I’ve been thinking about doing something like that for years. I’m sick and tired of tangled cords and hunting for the right charger for the right tool on and on. You’ve made up my mind. Thanks mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#8 posted 2319 days ago

Excellent, I like it.

-- Hersh from Port Angeles, WA - Gotta Complete That Project!

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