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Project by Tokolosi posted 918 days ago 1688 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The nice thing about having a garage based shop is that your neighbours are always coming over and asking for things. “Please fix my mirror”, “please refinish this little table”, etcetera etcetera.And off course I love helping out. Plus its a nice ego boost.

So my favorite neighbour and good friend needed a little box for his dremel bits and accessories so I made him this. Nothing fancy but he was extatic. Apparantly it was just what he needed. ASnd that made me feel good.

Packing crate pine finished with Danish Oil.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 918 days ago

Very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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carlosjorge

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#2 posted 918 days ago

Simple design but very useful and practical. Nice work.

-- www.CarlosJorge.com

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Woodwrecker

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#3 posted 917 days ago

Smart idea to organize your Dremel stuff.
I need to make one of those to sort out all the Dremel stuff I have sliding around in a drawer.
Thanks for sharing your idea.

-- Having fun...Eric

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doncutlip

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#4 posted 917 days ago

Nice looking build, very solid

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Jethro80

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#5 posted 917 days ago

Great idea I may have to do the same for my dremel bits and what not. Did you use a drill press to punch the holes in the bottom? What’s the simplest way to ge all th holes spaced appropriately?

Thanks

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Tokolosi

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#6 posted 917 days ago

Thanks for the kind words everyone.

@ Jethro: I just marked out a 1/2” grid centered on the base (3/4” stock) and started drilling. All 169 holes. No drillpress. Yah, it took a while. I used an 1/8” bit and the holes are 1/2” deep.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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Peter Oxley

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#7 posted 911 days ago

Looks great. I need one of those!

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --

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Danpaddles

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#8 posted 905 days ago

I did something much like that. I tipped the drill holes about 30 degrees, to make it easier to see and grab the bits. Little bits- big fingers-

Nice box!

-- Dan V. in Indy

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