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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 862 days ago 2092 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been thinking about this for a while and finally took a break from making Christmas presents to build a storage box for my safety glasses that is right in the shop area. I used to drop them in the drawer with the sanders and had to wipe them off all the time. While I was at it, I added storage for my hearing protectors and one of my free Harbor Freight flashlights that I always had to walk in the other room to fetch.
The box is totally glued together with Titebond III. I had to add a little clearance to the doors but they open fine now.
It is all made from scraps from the wood bin and I had the words lasered in when making the dog bones.
It is finished with clear gloss lacquer.

I fastened the box to the hood of my miter saw….........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 862 days ago

I dig it Jim … ive got all my safety gear hung up on an old coat hook at the door to the shop. I might pilfer this one to spice things up. Nice to see that you keep safe, as my neighbor once told me “all the heros are dead kid”.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Kelen

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#2 posted 862 days ago

Great project Jim. Puts the peg board hook my earing protection and safety glasses hang from in a distant second!

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degoose

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#3 posted 862 days ago

Have fun and play safe…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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DaddyZ

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#4 posted 862 days ago

I just try to leave mine on the Tablesaw !!

Nice Storage !!!

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

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NBeener

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#5 posted 862 days ago

Great concept, well executed !

-- -- Neil

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Bertha

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#6 posted 862 days ago

I’m terrible about safety. I need this, whether I want it or not!

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

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hafassartist

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#7 posted 862 days ago

I need one just like it next to my first aid kit on the wall.

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 862 days ago

Nice design and great use of the scraps.

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Woodwrecker

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#9 posted 862 days ago

Safety first!
Good job Jim !

-- Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

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sedcokid

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#10 posted 862 days ago

Safety like a lot of other things we do is a habbit, we have to do it over and over until we do it with out thinking. We need all the help we can get and having our safety equipment handy is paramount. Jim, I think that this handy little box is just the kind of reminder that all of us need to help us to be safe.

Thanks Jim for sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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AlexB

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#11 posted 862 days ago

Awesome idea for keeping the saftey items all together and in a neat fashion. Probably helps keep the safety glass clean too.

THx for sharing.

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mtenterprises

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#12 posted 862 days ago

This is a great idea, everything in one place.
MIKE

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mafe

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#13 posted 862 days ago

Really cool Jim,
And what a great idea, it should be in every workshop.
Fine detail with the flashlight holder under.
Best thoughts my friend,
Mads

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

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Eagle1

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#14 posted 862 days ago

Way to cool. I might hace to make one of these for my shop.

Thanks for posting.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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dbhost

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#15 posted 862 days ago

Very nice and tidy… Excellent execution… I love the routed lettering for the safety glasses door…

Do you have enough room for a respirator in there?

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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