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Project by thamar posted 01-11-2012 06:43 AM 3278 views 20 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to building a couple of lathe chisel holders. The bulk of my “collection” used an idea that I borrowed from other people. I got some 1-1/2” and 1-1/4” black ABS plumbing pipe and glued together 2 rows (small diameter in front of the larger diameter) using the solvent glue that works with ABS tubing. Because every little black tube is glued in 3 places, the plastic “bit” is pretty rigid. The bottom is simply wood with 1” drilled through holes (so sawdust falls through). I used a roundover router bit to soften up the holes.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-11-2012 07:15 AM

Very handy chisel holder.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-11-2012 10:40 AM

G’day Mate,

Great idea! What type of glue did you use on those pipes.

-- Stephen, Perth Western Australia, My inspiration – the Carpenter from Nazareth!

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#3 posted 01-11-2012 12:25 PM

Nice job, solid storage for your chisels.

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

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#4 posted 01-11-2012 12:36 PM

Nice tool holder. Gotta make one of those.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#5 posted 01-11-2012 01:12 PM

Great idea and build. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#6 posted 01-11-2012 02:58 PM

I was just looking through all sorts of chisel/tool holders, boxes, shelves online last night thinking “None of these are big enough for all the loose hand tools I need to get organized!”. I think I have my champion. Nice job!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#7 posted 01-11-2012 03:56 PM

Nice looking holder. Have to make one of them too.

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#8 posted 01-12-2012 12:46 AM

me likey, need to redo mine anyway and this is implementation may work well in my shop. thanks for sharing

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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#9 posted 01-12-2012 03:37 AM

Nice build. I’m a big fan of the Easy Wood tools…

-- Bill Culpepper, Indiana

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