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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 04-14-2012 08:42 PM 5959 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple box with dividers for my wife to use for storing different colors of stained glass. It was made from a sheet of 3/8” and a sheet of 1/4” plywood I had in the rack in the barn. She did not want it painted or finished so that is the way I left it. It seems to work out okay under her work table- just fits. The dividers are removable in case she wants to change the spacing

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 04-14-2012 09:09 PM

Real nice job, should come in handy

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#2 posted 04-14-2012 09:11 PM

Fits like a glove….

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

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#3 posted 04-14-2012 09:30 PM

COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 04-14-2012 11:12 PM

Nice job Jim, are you sure you aren’t just shoreing up the brownie points :: ))
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 04-15-2012 12:17 AM

Really nice i did something similar for my Dad. He also does stained glass and has accented some of my projects with his work.

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#6 posted 04-15-2012 06:52 AM

Excellent space saver. Something I need to make for myself to store folders and other stuff.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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lizardhead

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#7 posted 04-15-2012 06:53 AM

Now you ought to make one for yourself—you can keep your sandpaper organized

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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#8 posted 04-15-2012 08:23 AM

Hi Jim,well done!!!!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.http://www.reznoe.ru/

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Roger

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#9 posted 04-15-2012 11:49 AM

very good idea Jim. my wife has contemplated on getting into doing some stained glass projects. Is there a lot of glass shards from cutting, and do you have an exhaust fan or something for the soldering of the lead?? Thnx in advance.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 04-15-2012 04:17 PM

Hi Roger. I was worried about the glass chips and suggested she cut them out doors rather than her craft room, but that is where she does it and she vacuums a lot because there are chips when cutting it. The soldering does not seem to be a problem- not much smoke with the solder she uses. She is getting real good at it. She has a 2 wheel grinder and the water does collect a lot of the ground glass. She filled this storage box right away! Some day I’ll post a frame I make for one of her projects.

Dave, I have a storage for 1/4 sheets of sandpaper already but my drawer of full sheets is a bit unruly. I may take your advice and made a sandpaper storage box as well! Thanks for the noe…........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Roger

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#11 posted 04-16-2012 11:26 AM

Appreciate the info Jim. I’ve always liked stained glass and/or wrought iron within wood projects of any sort.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#12 posted 04-16-2012 10:42 PM

Great idea Jim.

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

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#13 posted 05-06-2012 11:04 PM

Great project Jim, I am sure that she will find this very useful!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#14 posted 05-08-2012 12:08 PM

Jim, you have a lucky wife.
Looks good, nothing like order in the materials and tools.
In this way she can work free and this is where it gets really fun.
Nice job Jim, sorry to be not arround so much lately but life is really busy and I try to hang in.
Best thoughts my friend,
Mads

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

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#15 posted 09-24-2012 06:58 PM

my wife has started doing glass work, i think she needs one of these. Nice work.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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